Mehndi at the Downtown Fall Festival

Oct 06, 2018
10:00 AM to 03:00 PM
200 Block of Allen Street

The Center for Global Studies is bringing the art of mehndi to this year's Downtown Fall Festival. Stop by our booth to learn more and get a design on your hand!

Mehndi is the traditional art of applying henna to the skin, usually the hands and feet. It has a very long history with centuries of cultural intersection. Today, mehndi is still applied prior to religious and wedding ceremonies in India, but has also gained world-wide popularity as a beautiful, alternative form of temporary tattoos.

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