Diwali Festival Foundation


The Diwali Festival Foundation has the aims to organize an annual India related cultural event, in order to strengthen the bond between the Indian and Dutch community.

Main features of the policy:
The Diwali Festival Foundation organizes an annual festival. The last Diwali Festival took place in 2019. The next annual Diwali Festival will take place on the Saturday 7th November 2020. The details of the festival are published on the other parts of this website.
The Diwali Festival Foundation finances the costs of the festival through sponsorship of institutions, companies and stall holders. The festival will only proceed if the budgeted costs are covered out of the sponsorship. The Diwali Festival Foundation does not seek a capital surplus and is using all profits of the festival for the organization of the next festival.

Financial Statements 2017

The board members of this foundation are:

Chairman: Rajiv Mehra (Mehra Holding)

Treasurer: Marc Dunnewijk (Briddge)

Board member: Debojyoti Sen (Tata Consultancy Services)

Board member: Elbert Waller (KPMG Meijburg & Co)

Board member: Godfried Kinnegim (Allen & Overy)

Board member: Julien Rikkoert (Gemeente Amstelveen)

Board member: Saket Gulati (Cognizant)

Board member: Ramanathan Venkataraman (KPMG)

Board member: Prashant Savla (SunPharma)

Board member: Ritika Mehra (Bridging the Gap)

Board member: Amrit Singh (Abingh)