South Asia Festival: India & Pakistan

When:
April 6, 2014 @ 12:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Cost:
Free
South Asia Festival: India & Pakistan

Experience the rich cultures of India and Pakistan with traditional South Asian performances and activities! This festival includes North Indian music by sitar player Allyn Mine and tabla player Sudev Sheth, South Asian Classical and Bollywood dance performances by the Jhankaar Bollywood Dance Troupe, and a South Asian fashion show hosted by Dr. Juhi Jagiasi. Additional activities include art projects, henna art, calligraphy demonstrations, and a display of Pakistani carpets and South Asian-themed artwork created by Delaware high school students. This program is presented in partnership with Delaware Lahore Delhi Partnership for Peace.

Schedule:

Noon – 3:30pm (ongoing) – Calligraphy, Henna, Art-making, Pakistani Carpet Display, South Asian-themed Student Art Exhibit
1:00pm – 1:20pm – Classical and Bollywood Dance Performance
1:40pm – 2:00pm – Classical and Bollywood Dance Performance
2:00pm – 2:15pm – South Asian Fashion Show
2:10pm – 2:50pm – “Music of North India” Concert
2:45pm – 3:00pm – South Asian Fashion Show
3:00pm – 3:20pm – Classical and Bollywood Dance Performance

South Asian-themed Student Art Exhibit featuring artwork by students from: 

Cab Calloway School of the Arts
Charter School of Wilmington
Padua Academy
St. Elizabeth High School
Ursuline Academy
Wilmington Friends School

Sponsors:

This program is jointly sponsored by the Delaware Lahore Delhi Partnership for Peace and supported by the State of Delaware International Trade and Development Group, City of Wilmington Office of Cultural Affairs, Indo-American Association of Delaware, Pakistani-American Society of the Greater Delaware Valley, BTL Foundation, American Association of University Women, Delaware, and the World Trade Center Delaware.