Desifest Luton: New free festival celebrating South Asian culture comes to Wardown Park this September

“There is lots to see and do”
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A new festival is bringing South Asian culture to Luton.

Desifest will take place in Wardown Park on Saturday (September 2) and Sunday (September 3) from 1pm to 8pm. The festival is being hosted by Desi Arts Development Group CIC, which formed earlier this year.

The free two day event will celebrate Desi culture with music, dance, food stalls and international arts, as well as local artists performing. Information stalls, a health zone and a sports area will also be available.

Desifest celebrations will take place at Wardown ParkDesifest celebrations will take place at Wardown Park
Desifest celebrations will take place at Wardown Park

A spokesperson for Desifest said: “We have come together to start a new festival, making it inclusive to all communities of Luton, sharing health and social inclusion at the heart.

“We are very excited to bring this for the first time and also so pleased to be sponsored by LLA, Western Union, Lidl , Arts Council East, Heritage Lottery and support from Luton Borough Council. There is lots to see and do.”

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