Leicester Riders are celebrating Diwali, the Festival of Lights, with a special night of recognition at the Riders BBL Cup match against Manchester Giants on Saturday 26th October (7:30pm) at the Morningside Arena.
Riders are producing a special orange Diwali playing kit to be worn by the players at the match, and there will be Indian entertainment at half-time, with Indian food options at the game.
The match is being sponsored by quality generic medicine manufacturer and supplier, Morningside Pharmaceuticals Ltd.
Dr Nik Kotecha OBE, Chief Executive of Morningside Pharmaceuticals, said: “We’re delighted to be able to support this event, as Diwali is a special occasion, which brings people and families together in celebration.
“And what better way to do this than to watch the UK basketball champions, the Leicester Riders, take on the Manchester Giants, at the Morningside Arena, Leicester.
“As the Named Sponsor of the Morningside Arena, we’re proud of Leicester’s diversity and hope this event will bring a warm and vibrant glow to everyone attending.”
The Diwali replica kit will be available on order by the Riders office, or by calling 0116 255 8635.
Riders Chairman, Kevin Routledge, said, “Diwali is a hugely important annual celebration in Leicester and the Riders are delighted to play a part in recognition of the significance of the event.
“We want our Arena to feel special, and we are delighted that once again Morningside Pharmaceuticals is helping to make the game and the event one that will last long in the memory.”
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