Homepage of BERA-IAA DIWALI 2009 Function

BERA Indo American Association (BERA-IAA) is requesting your attendance at its annual Diwali Function on Saturday November 7th, 2009 at Berkner Hall in Brookhaven National Laboratory. This program will show case the rich culture and traditions of Indian subcontinent through music, dance, powder painting etc.. The program will start at 3:00 p.m. and is expected to continue till 9:00 p.m. You would be served with the authentic Indian snacks during intermission and dinner after the cultural program. The event is open to public.

Reservation to Attend (more detail):

  • Click below to make a new reservation (Adults $15, children $9 by 10/31/09):


>>> All adults must bring photo i.d. and all attendees must maintain order in auditorium, lobby and other areas. Failure to follow these and other safety regulations may result in denying the privilege to attend part or whole event with no refund issued.

  • Click below to modify, cancel or pay for existing reservations (if not paid earlier):


  • Tickets are fully refundable if cancelled by 11/04/09 (price increases to $17/$10 from 11/01/09).


 Request to Perform

 ***DEADLINE has how passed. You can only make changes to existing reservations.

(Note: All performs must be registered and should pay for their tickets to retain their spot in the program)

  • Click below to make changes or cancel existing request to perform:


Click here  for details of the function (coming soon)

Important Dates for BERA-IAA Diwali 2009 Function:

  • Last date for making a request to perform: Saturday, October 17th, 2009

  • BERA-IAA decisions on the request to perform (acceptance or regret): Saturday, October 24th, 2009

  • Last date for sending music file for the performance: Friday October 30th, 2009

  • Last date for purchasing tickets at regular price: Saturday, October 31st, 2009

  • Last date to cancel tickets for full refund: Wednesday, November 4th, 2009

  • Date of the event: Saturday, November 7th, 2009

  • Stony Brook celebrates Diwali on October 10th, 2009 (website, flyer)

Directions to the BERA-IAA DIWALI function venue

The address of this webpage is: http://www.bnl.gov/bera/activities/iaa/diwali2009


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Webmaster of this page : Ramesh Gupta (gupta@bnl.gov)