We at EKTA (The Indian graduate Student Organization) work towards helping UMBC's Indian students settle into the a environment, ease their transition process by conducting webinars which answers all of their general queries, help them get to navigate campus. We also work to communicate Indian culture across geographical boundaries and welcome people from other cultures
Our most important annual event is Diwali, which celebrates the unity and beauty of Indian festivals and culture, and provides a platform for people to showcase their talents.
Please join us for Diwali Dhamaka 2017 on Saturday, November 11th-- and help us make the event possible!
Diwali Dhamaka at UMBC fosters unity in diversity by representing multiple cultures of different states in one country and spreads the message of strength and cultural awareness across campus. In today's society it is especially important to know and understand one another's cultural backgrounds.
Our event budget includes:
- Lights and Sound - $1,000
- Booking the UC Ballroom (including tables and chairs) - $1,000
- Food - $1,500
- Banner and posters - $300
If we exceed our targeted funds, the excess shall be carried forward for the same event next year, thus reducing the fund raising amount next year.
We have included images and video for you to better understand this event.
Your donations will greatly help in this events success. If you feel someone else can help us out, please share this information with them! We truly appreciate everyone's effort in knowing about us and this event.
All funds raised are administered by the UMBC Foundation for the benefit of UMBC