Ashburton Trust Event Centre, Ashburton


7:00PM Saturday, 19 October, 2019 NZST
Festival of Lights 2019

Festival of Lights 2019

Diwali - Festival of Lights is a four to five day-long festival of lights, which is celebrated by Hindus, Jains, Sikhs and some Buddhists every autumn all over the world.

It is celebrated to mark the triumph of Light Over Dark and Good over Evil. It is a cultural festival of the Hindus to celebrate the return of their Lord Rama after 14 years of exile.

During this festive season Hindus light Diya's, decorate their homes, shop for new clothes and homeware, play with fireworks, pray to goddess of wealth( Laxmi), exchange gifts and sweets.


More Information

O'Reilly Auditorium | General Admission

Ticket Prices (+ Service Fees)
All $16 (includes meal)

Please call 03 3072010 if you require wheelchair seating.

Venue open one hour prior to the performances for Box Office pick ups and tickets sales (subject to availability).
Venue opens for dinner: 5.30pm
Entertainment starts: 7pm
Interval: tbc
Finish: 9.30-10pm

Camera/video use is NOT permitted during shows. Mobile phones must be switched off/ silenced.
A selection of confectionery items/ ice-creams/coffee is sold plus full bar service from 1 hour before shows and during intermission. Eftpos available. (No cash out sorry)

Only food and drink purchased at the Event Centre is to be consumed on the premises. Only food and drinks in a plastic vessel can be taken into the theatre.

The Event Centre is a smokefree venue. A smoking area is assigned at the rear entrance of the building where ashtrays are provided.

Address: Ashburton Trust Event Centre, 211A Wills Street, Ashburton 7700

Free parking at rear of the Event Centre, Neumans Tyres (after hours only) and in the old Polytechnic Carpark by the Balmoral Hall (only 200m away).
Please refrain from using cinema car parking as the cinema may have your vehicle clamped.
Tickets to all shows and events at the Ashburton Trust Event Centre, must be purchased from our official ticketing partner "TicketDirect" or at the Event Centre Box Office to ensure your tickets are valid. Any tickets purchased through a third party or unauthorised seller may result in your tickets being void, restricting your eventual access into the event.
There are NO refunds, exchanges or transfers of tickets, except as required under NZ Law. Terms and Conditions of sale and acceptance are available to view at http://www.ticketdirect.co.nz

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Ticket Pricing (NZD)

Zone 1
All tick $16.00

Other Charges and Services

Tickets purchased for this event online will incur the following fees:

$5.00 Per transaction for pickup tickets.

$8.00 Per transaction for NZ courier deliveries.

$12.00 Per transaction for NZ rural deliveries.

A fee from $2.88 will apply on the total value of all electronic transactions including credit and debit cards.

Tickets may incur a per ticket service fee.

No refunds or exchanges on any ticket price except as required by Law.

All Prices and all Other Charges are Inclusive of all taxes, if any.