Hindu Festival of Lights Celebrated at GW

Members of the university community gathered at Columbia Square Friday evening for the celebration.

November 13, 2023

Diwali celebration 2023

The GW community celebrated Diwali Friday evening with traditional foods, live dance performances and more. (Photos by Jordan Tovin/GW Today)

George Washington University student groups gathered Friday evening at Columbia Square to celebrate Diwali, the Festival of Lights, which symbolizes the victory of light over darkness, good over evil and knowledge over ignorance. The event offered traditional Indian food and live dance performances. GW Today photographer Jordan Tovin captured these images from the celebration: