Biggest Garba Event in New Zealand

After four successful events, Ratri before Navratri is back with more energy, thrill and entertainment. Tickets are selling fast for 2019 now. Get ready for two extravagant nights of fun and joy.

When's the Event?

14th Sep


Where's the Event?

Bishopdale YMCA Recreation Centre
13A Bishopdale Court, Christchurch

  • 07:00 PM - 11:59 PM

Ratri before Navratri

Back by popular demand, Atmiya Youth Group is proud to present Ratri Before Navratri 2019: An exhilarating garba festival held right here in New Zealand.

We have sourced some of the finest international artists who have a proven track record of delivering performances beyond the crowds expectations.

Enjoy a brilliant night of cultural dances, filled with the excitement of live music performances and delicious authentic food.



Navratri is the most commonly rejoiced by people from all communities in the typical dance from called as Garba, which has originated from Sanskrit word “Garbhdeep”, an earthen pot with circular holes is popularly known as Garbo. The earthen pot symbolises Human Body and the lightened lamp inside signifies the divine soul.


We understand that garba can make you hungry, therefore we have arranged for delicious Indian Street food that will stimulate your taste buds for a very low price.

Gifts & Prizes

To show our appreciation and make this event more memorable, we have allocated many best dress, best dance and many more gifts and raffle prizes.  Hint : Your elegance should stand out from the rest. It will be noticed!

Glimpse of
previous event



While enjoying  the powerful music and engaging in Garba with full energy, Delicious Indian Street food would be available.

The Parking is on us – Free!  However we do advise that you make transport arrangements if you are joining us later on in the evening. Parking will be offered on a ‘first in first served’ basis, as we are expecting 3000 guests to participate at Ratri before Navratri.

Day 1


Manoj Patel
022 045 4336
Ratri before Navratri

Each ticket is valid for per person per night. It is mandatory to buy two tickets if you wish to attend both days.