Attn: New Yorkers- Bamblu co-sponsors annually. August 5, 2017 from 4pm -8pm at Pebble Beach, Brooklyn Bridge Park, Brooklyn, NY 11201. The Aarti Hindu Lamp Ceremony program is presented by Indian dance arts educator Aeilushi Mistry, and co-sponsored by Brooklyn Bridge Park Conservancy, Bamblu and BAC. The Aarti ceremony is traditionally presented in India each morning and evening in order to convey gratitude and protection from mother river. The boats with candles floating on the East River are Bamblu Palm Leaf heart bowls. Aeilushi is very generous with her time to do this prayer program every year before the hurricane season which peaks between mid-August and mid-October. Children and adults are welcome to help decorate palm leaf lamps and set them assail along the East River. Audience members are also invited to join traditional percussion ensemble led by Paulomm to accompany the ceremony.