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UPIKE celebrates Diwali

November 30, 2017 12:00 AM
Pikeville, Ky.
The Kentucky College of Osteopathic Medicine (KYCOM) and Kentucky College of Optometry (KYCO) at the University of Pikeville recently hosted the fifth annual Diwali Celebration on campus.

The event, which celebrated the diversity of cultures at the university, was organized by Drs. Rakesh and Seema Sachdeva along with the UPIKE Office of the President and the offices of student affairs at KYCOM and KYCO.

Nearly 300 students, faculty and staff members, and their families attended the Diwali Celebration. Students performed to Bhangra music and Bollywood melodies, performed a classical form of dance known as Bharatanatayam and participated in an extravagant fashion show. The evening concluded with authentic Indian cuisine.
 

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