Hosted by the Truitt Center and co-sponsored by EMPRESS and the Surtal Bollywood dance team, the Diwali celebration at Elon University included henna, food, a dance performance by the Surtal and sparklers. 

Also known as the Festival of Lights, Diwali is a Hindu religious festival that symbolizes the victory of light over darkness. The celebration welcomes the Hindu New Year while recognizing cultural milestones.

The host location, the Numen Lumen Pavilion, was packed, creating an energetic and lively atmosphere. The event saw people young and old, from both the university and the surrounding communities, who came to celebrate.