Tuesday November 13, 2012 from 2:15 PM to 4:15 PM EST
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Massachusetts State House 
Boston, MA 02133 



Amit Dixit - Executive Director, South Asian Arts Council 

Lighting the Official Diwali Diya at the State House with Governor Deval Patrick 

The South Asian Arts Council cordially invites you to Governor Deval  Patrick's official lighting of the Diwali Diya at the State House on November 13, 2012. Diwali is traditionally the known as "The Festival of Lights" which marks the beginning of the Hindu New Year.  Diwali symbolizes the triumph of good over evil, knowledge over ignorance, and light over darkness.  We are honored to have Governor Patrick make history as the first sitting Governor of the Commonwealth to light the official Diwali Diya at the State House.