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A bright Diwali in Dover

By Amelia Tarallo Hometown Weekly Staff The Caryl Community Center was lit up on November 9. Tables were covered in flickering electric candles. Strings of fairy lights wrapped around poles and slithered up stair railings. Colorful saris covered the walls, serving as decorations to the normally blank walls. Other decor was carefully placed around the...
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Indian festival lights up Westwood High

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By Laura Drinan Hometown Weekly Reporter Westwood High School’s cafeteria was transformed into a cultural celebration on the evening of November 11, as the community came together for the fourth year in a row to celebrate the Indian holiday, Diwali. Thanks to the Westwood Indian American Association, India’s biggest holiday made its way to town...
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Classical Indian dancers celebrate Dover Diwali

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By Katrina Margolis Hometown Weekly Reporter The most striking things about the Indian dance performance that the Dover Library held in honor of Diwali were the lurid colors and the shaking of ankle bells. Even before entering the room, a gorgeous cacophony of bells hit your ears. Worn on the ankles of each performer, the...
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