Illuminate your spirit with Diwali, the Festival of Lights.

Join us in the Celebration of Diversity, Unity, and Multiculturalism.  The Diwali event is brought to you jointly by multiple Indian Heritage communities and Diwali-celebrating communities worldwide.  Let us celebrate the triumph of Light over darkness. Cultural performances, food stalls, Art and Cultural Stalls, ethnic wear, hand-painting, turban binding stalls, etc.

Making Diwali Festival into Another iconic event in Tasmania

Multicultural Diwali Event Invites Partnership Opportunities

Benefits to Partners

By sponsoring Deepavali Tasmania, businesses can align their brand with values of diversity, inclusivity, and cultural understanding.

Attendees of Deepavali Tasmania represent potential customers for local businesses.

The event is estimated to have approximately 5000 plus people coming through the doors and reach wider audiences through social media live-streaming

The event is attended by local, state and federal government leaders from all parts of the political spectrum

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Expression of Interest for Volunteers

Diwali is an annual celebration of Southeast Asian communities.  It is a unique festival that displays the beauty of Tasmanian multiculturalism through music, dance, singing and performing arts.
Diwali Tasmania is now on the lookout for amazing volunteers!You can contribute in a variety of ways...there is no limit!!
We are seeking volunteers to assist in a variety of activities such as: community engagement, decoration workshops, coordination of cultural programs, food and community stalls, management for social media and media
There will also be opportunities for volunteers to attend workshops in organisational values and personality development.  

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Multicultural Diwali Event Invites Partnership and Supporter Opportunities

Expression of Interest for Stalls in Multicultural Diwali Event

Expand your brand visibility and connect with Tasmania's diverse communities. Engage with a large and enthusiastic audience at a prominent cultural event. Discover new business opportunities and foster collaborations within the community. Support and celebrate the richness of cultural diversity in Tasmania.

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Diwali Partner and Supporter Brouchure

Diwali or Deepavali is a festival of lights and is a major celebration on the calendar of people from the Indian subcontinent. The festival is usually celebrated during the Hindu lunisolar month Kartika (between mid-October and mid-November). Diwali is celebrated by Hindus, Jains, Sikhs, and Buddhists. Diwali symbolizes the spiritual "victory of light over darkness, good over evil, and knowledge over ignorance". In Tasmania, the annual Diwali festival is held in Franklin Square presented by Deepavali Tasmania Inc.   From 2024 the event will be celebrated in Pricess Wharf 1.

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Meet the Committee
Diwali Tasmania

Allu Aurjun

Designation

Join us for a grand celebration of Onam, Kerala's most vibrant festival.

Diwali Tasmania

Allu Aurjun

Designation

Join us for a grand celebration of Onam, Kerala's most vibrant festival.

Diwali Tasmania

Allu Aurjun

Designation

Join us for a grand celebration of Onam, Kerala's most vibrant festival.

about us

Discover Deepavali Tasmania

The Deepavali Tasmania Incorporated is formed and developed by members of diverse Indo-ethnic cultural community groups, who come together on a common platform.  It draws strength from these grassroots organizations in celebrating Diwali and sharing the underlying values, traditions, and philosophies. These activities promote a closer social network and thereby build social cohesion through the atmosphere of festivity - a tradition the Association aims to rediscover in a new socio-cultural environment.

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Committee

Meet Our Team

Our dedicated committee members are the heart of Deepavali Tasmania, driving our mission forward with passion and commitment. Discover the leaders who make our events possible and learn about their vision for a united community.

Deepavali Tasmania Board of Management

Deepavali Tasmania Board of Management (or DT Board) is responsible for the Management of all events and activities of Deepavali Tasmania Inc. The DT Board is responsible for the management and reporting of the activities to various regulatory bodies. Apart from the annual Diwali event, DT Board also coordinates various activities such as “Satsang Group Discussions”, “Diwali Talk Shows”, and “Personal and Organisational Development Workshops” for the supporting community groups and volunteers. . DT has a big board with long-term members of 10-year term, and co-opted members of 1 to 3 years term. DT Board also ensures close coordination participation of all the supporting community groups.

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Diwali Committee of Management

The Diwali Event is managed by the Deepavali Event Management Committee (Diwali Committee).  Each year Diwali Committee will be selected and authorized by the Deepavali Tasmania Board of Management.  The 2024 Diwali Committee includes all three age groups: young adults, middle-aged adults, and seniors.  They are also from multiple cultural backgrounds.  It creates a marvelous opportunity for festivities and cultural variations suiting all ages and cultures at the heart of the capital city of Tasmania. Diwali is not a simple Event but is the outcome of the year-long activities and interactions of multicultural communities based on the values and vision of the organization.

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Meet the Committee
Diwali Tasmania

Allu Aurjun

Designation

Join us for a grand celebration of Onam, Kerala's most vibrant festival.

Diwali Tasmania

Allu Aurjun

Designation

Join us for a grand celebration of Onam, Kerala's most vibrant festival.

Diwali Tasmania

Allu Aurjun

Designation

Join us for a grand celebration of Onam, Kerala's most vibrant festival.

Events

Celebrate With Us

From vibrant stage performances to delightful culinary experiences, our events showcase cultural richness and community spirit. Find out about upcoming events and how you can participate in the celebration.

Upcoming Events
Diwali Tasmania

Diwali_Festival of lights 2024

Diwali, or Deepavali, is a festival of lights and is a major celebration on the calendar of people from the Indian subcontinent. The festival is usually celebrated during the Hindu lunisolar month Kartika (between mid-October and mid-November). Diwali is celebrated by Hindus, Jains, Sikhs, and Buddhists. Diwali symbolizes the spiritual "victory of light over darkness, good over evil, and knowledge over ignorance".
In Tasmania, the annual Diwali festival is held in Franklin Square presented by Deepavali Tasmania Inc.

Date: SATURDAY | 9TH NOVEMBER, 2024  

Venue: ICONIC PRINCESS WHARF No. 1, HOBART

Activities: Cultural performances, food stalls, Art and Cultural Stalls, ethnic wear, hand-painting, turban binding stalls, etc.

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Diwali Tasmania

Diwali in the Heart of Tasmania

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Organizational

Organizational Values

We as a group of volunteers appreciate the opportunity provided by Deepavali Tasmania for working together to contribute to our communal well-being through our organizational values.

Equity

Collaboration

Inter-connectivity

Leadership

Organizational

Spiritual Heritage Values

Ahimsa(Harmony), Satya (Integrity) and Asteya (Honesty) are the spiritual heritage values which we nourish as an organisation:

Diwali Tasmania

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Gallery

Moments of Joy

Engage yourself in the visual story of Diwali events through our gallery. Experience the colours, smiles, and cultural vibrancy captured in moments from past celebrations.

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Community

Our Community Fabric

Deepavali Tasmania is a collection of diverse community groups, each contributing unique aspects to our cultural mosaic. Discover the various groups that enrich our festival and learn how you can connect with them.
If you or your community group are interested in joining or supporting this iconic festival, please write to diwali.tasmania@gmail.com all are welcome!

Indian Cultural Society of Tasmania Inc.

Hindu Society of Tasmania Inc.

Guru Nanak Society of Tasmania Inc.

Nepali Society of Tasmania Inc.

Hobart Malayalee Association Inc.

Tamil Association of Tasmania Inc.

Fiji Australia Association of Tasmania Inc.

Tamil Arts and Culture Tasmania Inc.

Royal Bengal Culb of Tasmania Inc.

Malayali Association Tasmania Inc.

Punjabi Society Tasmania Inc.

Sri Lankan Community of Southern Tasmania Inc.

Tasmania Kannada Sangha

Telugu Association of Tasmania

Gujarati Community of Hobart

Aryasamaj of Tasmania

Religions for Peace Tasmania

Brahma Kumaris Hobart Meditation Center

Science of Spirituality Hobart

Bhutanese Community of Southern Tasmania

Hare Krishna Hobart

Marathi Community of Hobart

Viswa Hindu Parishad Tasmania

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Sponsors

Our Supporters

The generosity of our sponsors helps illuminate our festival. Their support enables us to bring our vision to life, encouraging community bonds and cultural exchange. See who's supporting us, and learn how you can become a sponsor.

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Classifieds

Diwali Community Newsletter

Forging connectivity through culture, celebration and creativity

Stay informed with the latest news, updates, and opportunities within the Deepavali Tasmania community. Our classifieds section is your go-to for community announcements, newsletters, and more.

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Community Bulletin

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Join the Celebration

Be a part of Deepavali Tasmania's journey. Whether you want to attend, volunteer, or sponsor, our community has a place for you. Let's celebrate the spirit of Diwali together.