Want to join the celebration as LuxUtsav hosts their 4th annual celebration of life through Durga Purja? Then read on!
Encompassing dance, music, theatre, fashion, film and - crucially - food, the festivities are set to begin on 1 October and will go on for four days, at Salle um Duerf in Itzig. Below follow a press release by LuxUtsav with additional information.
LuxUtsav is a nonprofit organisation formed by a group of similar-minded Indians who love the culture of Bengal and India. This family of 50 is offering Luxembourg a divine experience of being part of the Durga Puja celebrations as one would find in Kolkata. Durga Puja the festival epitomizes the victory of good over evil, though it is also in part a harvest festival celebrating the goddess as the motherly power behind all of life and creation. Inscribed on the UNESCO's Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage (ICH) of Humanity, Durga Puja is celebrated in all major countries in Europe, UK, USA, and Asia.
LuxUtsav has been celebrating this fiesta for the last 3 years with the aim to spread joy and share the sense of community within Luxembourg. RTL, Delano and the Luxembourg Times. have been supporting the celebration by bringing it to the people. In our 4th year, LuxUtsav 2022 will take place from 1st -4th October 2022 and is all set to be bigger, better and focused on spreading the joy of celebration amongst everyone.
Besides the worship proceedings, dances, musical performance, theatre performances, fashion shows, motion films, one of the biggest focus this year is food. Inspired by the success at India Day 2022, organized by Indian Association Luxembourg, LuxUtsav is bringing a vast variety of lip-smacking Indian delicacies for its patrons. Appreciated by the Prime Minister Mr. Xavier Bettel, the menu has a great balance between savory and sweet dishes. All that will transport you to the lanes of Kolkata-the epicentre of Durga Puja celebrations.
Each performance, each video is a testament to the passion and creativity of the LuxUtsav community and their zeal to entertain and celebrate culture. There is an infectious energy that comes from a live performance and we can guarantee that you won’t be able to stop yourself from clapping along, swaying to beats or tapping a foot, perhaps even joining in. Do keep an eye out for our young artists-the children livening the event with their infectious energy and bursting talent.
LuUtsav has a strong social media presence on Facebook, Instagram and YouTube . This ensures that the community stays together despite physical distances and is accessible to everyone. Do register your visit on the website www.luxutsav.lu .As per the organizing committee , the expected footfall this year can be around 200+ every visiting slot and this speaks to the love Lux Durga Puja has been getting since 3 years.
They say, that the experience of this celebration is too joyous to be merely expressed in words, it has to be felt. So feel joy, happiness, warmth and a sense of family with the Luxutsav family at Lux Durga Puja 2022.
Dates: 1st October 2022 to 4th October 2022
Venue: Salle um Duerf in Itzig