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Aarti Hindu Lamp Ceremony 2016

Aeilushi Mistry

Oct 2008

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Aug 6, 2016
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July 4, 2016
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The Aarti ceremony is traditionally presented each morning and evening in order to convey gratitude and protection from mother river. As we enter Hurricane season, please join us, children and adults, help us decorate palm leaf lamps and set them assail along the East River. Audience members are also invited to join traditional percussion ensemble led by Paulomm to accompany the ceremony. Guest performing artis will also present their work at this event. Come and celebrate with us on August 6, 2016  from 4pm -8pm along Pebble Beach at the Brooklyn Bridge Park. Here is a short video!aarti-hindu-lamp-ceremony/zrwof

This program is presented by Indian dance arts educator Aeilushi Mistry, and sponsored, in part, by the Greater New York Arts Development Fund of the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, administered by Brooklyn Arts Council and also cosponsored by Brooklyn Bridge Park Conservancy and Bamblu.

ADDRESS: Main Street Park (Pebble Beach in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn, NY 11201

Volunteer Opportunity:

Aarti Hindu Lamp ceremony is a community based event. We are seeking volunteers to help out at information table, lamp decoration table and assit audience in lamp making, lamp lighting, lamp placement in the East river and finally set-up breakdown. 

Please contact : Aeilushi at

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