Friends of India Diwali Celebrations go Virtual
With successful India’s Independence Day virtual celebrations, the Friends of India has decided to celebrate the upcoming Diwali festival virtually.
During this COVID pandemic, Friends of India (FOI) is following the guiding principles and best practices recommended by the CDC and Nevada State to control the spread of the virus and protect members. It is recommended to minimize contacts and minimize large gatherings. Crisis creates opportunities and FOI will use new technology to learn, to meet, and to entertain.
FOI Virtual Diwali 2020 Event
The FOI Virtual Diwali 2020 event is scheduled for Saturday, Nov 7 from 5:00 pm onward. A variety of performances by our local talent and professional performances by Bollywood singers will be presented during this virtual event.
Only FOI members and their immediate family can attend and participate in the Virtual Diwali 2020 performances.
Membership Renewal – Diwali is the time to renew your membership. Please visit the FOI website to renew your membership. Because of the COVID situation, membership renewal is available online only. You must be a paid member to participate in the virtual Diwali event, to become an executive committee team member, and to vote.
Register To Perform – You must register to perform at the virtual Diwali event. Important information on participation guidelines and registration deadline for the upcoming Diwali event will be posted on the website soon. You must be a paid member to participate.
Diwali 2020 Magazine Publication – Friends of India will publish historical 2020 Diwali magazine with your support and contribution. Executive committee members and volunteers will be reaching out to you for advertisement in 2020 Diwali magazine. Your support is highly appreciated. It is your support which makes it possible for us to bring important cultural events to our community. The magazine will contain a full page and half page advertisement by our sponsors, the winners of the essay contest, winners of the art contest, letters of a proclamation by elected officials, and a COVID summary report.