Reikki

Reikki

Seek natural healing of your body and mind through Reikki - a healing technique based on the principle that the therapist can channel energy into the patient by means of touch, to activate the natural healing processes of the patient's body and restore physical and emotional well-being.

Price: $10/ person.

Live Mural Painting

Live Mural Painting

This year the Swan Festival is highlighting the beautiful state of Kerala and its unique cultural heritage. Thus the 3 visual artists have chosen the theme of the Elephants of the Pooram Festival held annually in Kerala. 

The Elephant is also symbolic of strength, wisdom, patience and perseverance. These qualities are essential for humanity, particularly in the present world political climate, to meet the challenges. Cultures coming together forms the basis of the Swan Festival of Light. Harmony in Diversity. A celebration of the human spirit in overcoming immense challenges that are faced. The Elephant Mural will be created with not only acrylic paint on board but will be painted with light. The large mural will come alive with multiple lights embedded within its design.

Perth Community Interaction
During 5.30 - 6.30 on 29/10, the Perth community will be given a unique chance to place their hand print on the mural in specified areas that will be intern be converted as lights that are offered to the spirit of the Swan River.

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Outdoor Cinema Powered by Synergy

Outdoor Cinema Powered by Synergy

The Outdoor Cinema Powered by Synergy will provide a beautiful setting to relax and enjoy a family movie by the Quay, under the stars celebrating Deepavali together.

Mystic India will be screened daily at 9.00 pm, following the fireworks. Refer to our schedule for more details about Mystic India.

Lavanya Handicrafts

Lavanya Handicrafts

Browse and purchase Indian handicrafts, gifts and hampers from Lavanya Arts, where all artefacts and items are made exclusively in India and brought to you for Deepavali. Celebrate the festival of giving, and purchase a gift for your loved ones.

Palmistry

Palmistry

Discover your future through the ancient science of palmistry.

Price: $10 / person

 

Camel Rides

Camel Rides

Come and enjoy a camel ride on the banks of the Swan River, available for all ages.

Available, 5pm on Friday and 4pm on Saturday and Sunday.

Price: $10 / ride,

Light a floating lamp

Light a floating lamp

Light up the lives of those in need, by floating a lamp on the Quay.

The Swan Festival of Lights warmly supports Down Syndrome Western Australia (DSAWA) and the Siva Shanta Mother & Child (SSMC) Centre, and as such part proceeds of each lamp that is floated on the quay will be donated to DSAWA and SSMC. Join as in making this Deepavali extra special through the act of giving. 

Light a floating lamp activity starts at 6:30pm

Price: $2 each or 3 lamps for $5

Note: Actual placing of lamps on the water will be performed by Festival Volunteers for safety reasons.

Henna tattoos

Henna tattoos

A rave in Hollywood today, this 5,000 year old Indian ritual is used for auspiciousness, health and beauty. Highly intricate designs decorate the hands of the Indian brides! Visit our Henna stall to sample your traditional Indian herbal tattoo art!

 

Price

  • $5 for small design
  • $10 for large design

Kerala Experience

Kerala Experience

The Indian State of Kerala features as this year's Festival theme and visiting the Kerala Experience will provide you with a glimpse into the glorious state of Kerala. Key features include, workshops and demonstrations distinct to Kerala, typical house hold artefacts and customs and learn about the state's history, traditions, sights, geography and culture.