Colour and splendour at NeDFest’s Diwali festival

NeDFest queen, Vasie Veerasamy and first princess, Premilla Baboolall.

Residents of Newlands and surrounding areas braved the inclement weather to the sixth annual Diwali festival held at Newlands West Secondary on Saturday.

NeDFest secretary, Sangeeta Naipal said it was indeed a day of splendour and grandeur as local performers showcased their amazing talent.

“Medical practitioners generously attended to the many residents who came in to assess their health. All were treated to a sumptuous meal. One of the highlights of the evening was the sari queen contest,” she said.

Thirteen beautiful dames graced the stage and charmed the audience and judges with their flamboyant and evergreen saris.

ALSO READ: NedFest spreads love and light to underprivileged

Crowned NeDFest queen for 2017 was Vasie Veerasamy , who hails from Bonella. The first princess was Premilla Baboolall from Newlands and while the second princess was Saras Beharie from the Clayton Garden Homes. Each entrant received a prize.

NeDFest expressed their gratitude to all sponsors, performers and members who contributed to the success of the event.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  AUTHOR
Zola Phoswa
Journalist

Latest News

COMMENTS

Top
Recommended Story x
On the hunt for for ‘egg-citing’ memories

Thanks for your referral. We have no doubt your friends will love our newsletter as much as you!

Don't forget to verify your email.

to our FREE newsletter
SUBSCRIBE to our FREE newsletter.




SELECT your titles:

Mid South Coast Rising Sun
Phoenix Sun
Rising Sun Chatsworth
Rising Sun Lenasia
Rising Sun Overport


Get regular news updates sent directly to your inbox.

Your source of local breaking news and trending stories from across the country.

Be a part of our growing community

1MILFacebook Fans
98KTwitter Followers
5MILMonthly Readers
12MILArticles Published Every Month
72Local Community Websites

SUBSCRIBE to our FREE newsletter

SELECT your titles:

Mid South Coast Rising Sun
Phoenix Sun
Rising Sun Chatsworth
Rising Sun Lenasia
Rising Sun Overport

Get regular news updates sent directly to you inbox.

Your source of local breaking news and trending stories from across the country.

Be a part of our growing community

Subscribe Here
1MILFacebook Fans
98KTwitter Followers
5MILMonthly Readers
12MILArticles Published Every Month
72Local Community Websites
Your details:


Your friends: