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Msunduzi Diwali Festival

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Friday, 27 October 2023


Sunday, 29 October 2023

Friday – 18h00 - 23h00
Saturday – 09h00 - 23h30
Sunday – 10h00 - 19h00

Grandstand Arena

A live showcase of cultural music and dance!

We welcome the return of the auspicious Msunduzi Diwali Festival!

This year’s event will be taking place from 27 – 29 October 2023. The grandstand venue will play host to music, dance, a mass Hawan, delicious food, and a fireworks display. This year’s event will also be broadcast live on Hindvani FM for listeners to stay tuned.

Come and experience one of the most exciting and exhilarating festivals in Pietermaritzburg! Enjoy the best of Eastern culture from pray, and musical sounds, to the delicious tastes and aromas of Eastern cuisine… there will be something for everyone to enjoy. Don’t miss this spectacular event!



FRIDAY, 27 October 2023
6:30pm – 7:30pm Geet Sangeet & Vikesh Moonilall Nitesh
7:30pm – 7:45pm MHS Youth Group Dance Santuri
7:45pm – 8:15pm Geet Sangeet & Vikesh Moonilall Nitesh
8:15pm – 9:00pm PMBSVDS – Youth Group Karishta
9:00pm – 10:00pm Geet Sangeet & Vikesh Moonilall Nitesh
10:00pm – 10:15pm MHS Youth Group Dance Santuri
10:15pm – 10:25pm Tamil Tigers Drummers Reshma
10:25pm – 11:00 pm Geet Sangeet & Vikesh Moonilall Nitesh
4:00pm to 6:00pm Hindvani Live Broadcast DJ – Hindvani
6:00pm -9:00pm Hindvani Live Broadcast DJ – Hindvani

SATURDAY, 28 October 2023

9:00am to 11:00am Float Procession Floats All
11:00am to 12:00pm Float Procession Floats All
12:00pm -1:00pm MHS Youth Group Dance  Santhuri
  Lageshrie School of Dance Dance Lageshrie
1:00pm  – 3:30pm Versatyle Entertainment Group Lageshrie
  Songs & Dance Group Lageshrie
  Songs & Dance Dance Lageshrie
3:30pm – 4:00pm  Fashion Show – Creative Arts College Show Pravashnee
4:00pm – 6:00pm Thamizh isai Kudumban  – PMB Group Lageshrie
  Dance Group – 3 dances Dance Lageshrie
  Songs & Dance Song & dance Lageshrie
6:00pm – 6:30pm Welcome Speech Ranjiv Nirghin
6:30pm – 7:00pm Presentations Awards MHS
7:00pm – 7:15pm Guest speaker Speech MHS
7:15pm – 7:30pm Fireworks Display Indian Fireworks
7:30pm to 8:00pm Ajeshkumar Showband Band HSS
8:00pm – 8:15pm Aradhna Dance Academy Dances Aradhna
8:15pm – 9:00pm Ajeshkumar Showband Band Ajesh
9:00pm – 9:15pm Lageshrie School of Dance Dances Lageshrie
9:15pm – 10:15pm Ajeshkumar Showband Band Ajesh
10:15pm – 11:30pm Hindvani Bangra Dance Party Bangra HSS
12:00 pm – 2:00pm Hindvani Live Broadcast
2:00pm – 4:00pm Hindvani Live Broadcast
4:00pm -6:00pm Hindvani Live Broadcast
9:00pm – 9:00pm Hindvani Live Broadcast

SUNDAY, 29 October 2023

10:00am – 11:00am Mass Havan Mass Hawan Public/ Affiliates
11:00am – 11:45am Guest Speaker Talk Swami Vedanand Saraswati
11:45am – 12:00am Vote Of Thanks Ranjiv Nirghin
12:00am – 1:00am   Lunch Bhujans Amith – Anup
1:00am – 1:15pam A Sai Vani Dance Invocation Dance iSai Vani Naik
1:15am – 3:00pam Shri Vishnu Temple Ram Katha Kapil
3:00am – 3:10pam A Sai Vani Dance  Dance iSai Vani Naik
3:10am – 4:45am JMK Bhujan Bhujans Ramu
5:00am – 7:00pam Bhakti Sungeeth Bhujans Affiliates / Lotus FM
7:00am Public Aarthi Mass Aarthi
9:00am – 3:00pm Southside FM Live Broadcast Tansen
9:00 am to 12:00pm Hindvani Live Broadcast Dev
12:00pm to 3:00pm Hindvani Live Broadcast Dev
5:00 pm to 7: 00pm Lotus FM Live Broadcast Randhir

Important to note:


Entry is FREE

No age restriction

No cooler boxes picnic baskets or camp chairs are allowed

Infield Parking available

Kids entertainment area available

  1. No cooler boxes and picnic baskets allowed
  2. No camp chairs allowed
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