Limber up for Lohri

The annual Lohri celebration will take place on Saturday, Jan. 18, at 6 p.m. at St. John Vianney Catholic Church, 2826 Bank Rd. in Westsyde.

Lohri is a festival of ancient civilization in India and includes Punjabi cuisine, dancing, music and prizes.

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It marks the crop harvest in India’s Punjab region and is a celebration of births, marriages and other milestones of happiness.

Lohri is about adapting with the ages, but maintains the tradition of giving and sharing with family and friends.

The event draws between 200 and 350 people annually.

Tickets are $12 for adults and $6 for kids ages five to 12. They can be purchased at Fortune Health Foods, 750 Fortune Dr. (250-554-1255) or Kamloops Immigrant Services, 448 Tranquille Rd. (778-470-6101).

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