Greatest Garba
Event of
New Zealand

After nine successive years, Ratri before Navratri is back with more energy, thrill and entertainment. Tickets are selling fast for 2021. Whether you are in city of sails or in Garden city. Grab your passes now from your preferred location.

Ratri before Navratri

RBN is a Youth oriented event providing platform to understand the traditional festival and to be a part of it. More than 2000 Khelaiyas per night participate to exhibit the talent on foot tapping music and lights.

For past 8 amazing years, RBN is the southern hemisphere’s most renowned Garba event which is making an extravagant landmark in the culture of New Zealand. 

Experience pure bliss as young talent brings to life The Great Ratri before Navratri. Climb into the whimsical world of Garba culture, where the decadence of Gujarati tradition meets a multi-sensory experience with authentic Garba steps and turns. Followed up by a series of encounters with delicious Indian street food of course! 

Ratri before Navratri has never failed to deliver a power pack night filled with excitement. From folk dances to Mumbai street food we have it sorted. Just turn up and enjoy!


Navratri is the most commonly rejoiced by people from all communities in the typical dance form 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.


Charm of Ratri before Navratri is graced by typical Indian Food. Various Food Stalls will be catering delicious cuisine that will stimulate the taste buds.

Gifts & Prizes

Lots of amazing prizes and giveaways in various category of the best performers. To name a few allocated categories include best dress, best dance and best overall performance.

Hint: Your elegance should stand out from the rest. It will be noticed!

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