PITTSBURG — Diwali, an evening filled with cultural performances and an authentic catered Indian meal.
The Indian Student Association at Pittsburg State University will host Diwali Night at 5:30 p.m. on Saturday.
According to a release, Diwali is an Indian festival celebrated between mid-October and Mid-November. It is known as the Festival of Lights.
The word Diwali means "rows of lighted lamps," signifying victory over evil.
Beginning with performances in the Crimson and Gold Ballroom of the Overman Student Center. This portion of the event is free and open to the community.  
Following the performances, an authentic catered Indian meal will be served buffet-style. According to a release, the buffet with include more than 10 different Indian dishes prepared by Godavari, a restaurant from Overland Park, Kansas.  
Tickets for the meal are required and must be purchased by Nov. 7. They are $15 and are available in the International Office, 118 Whitesitt Hall, or by calling 620-719-6284 or emailing athakor@gus.pittstate.edu.  
The evening will conclude with fireworks.