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Date:
Saturday, August 15th, 2015
Time:
11:00 AM - 9 PM
Venue:
St. Paul Capitol Grounds
Admission:
FREE

 

The India Association of Minnesota (IAM) invites you to its 42nd annual IndiaFest, held at Minnesota State Capitol grounds on August 15th, from 11:00 am to 9:00 p.m. The State of Minnesota has proclaimed Aug. 15, 2015 as India Day in recognition of the growing and vibrant Indian community in Minnesota.

IndiaFest celebrates the rich heritage, traditions, diversity, and culture of India. The FREE event is open to every Minnesotan, and this year, the festival is bigger and better than ever with performances by two internationally acclaimed Asian Indian dance groups based in Minnesota – Ragamala and Katha Dance Theatre - as well as delectable Indian cuisine from local restaurants, foot-tapping live Bollywood music, exhibits, cultural displays, and Indian bazaar.

Highlights of the Festival

Raffle Drawing

Giveaways from Minnesota Twins, Minnesota Vikings and many others

Student Scholarships

Five student scholarships to be given at the event

Activities

Shop for traditional Indian clothing and accessories

Exhibits

Visit booths with decoration, traditions, and culture from various regions of India, showcasing the diversity of India

Cultural

Two of the biggest Indian Classical dance groups based in Minnesota perform at IndiaFest for the first time at this year’s event. Immerse yourself in colorful Classical, Semi-Classical, Bollywood and regional solo and group performances

Food

Enjoy delicious cuisines from six Twin Cities Indian restaurants

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Highlights of the festival

  • Food: Enjoy delicious cuisines from six Twin Cities Indian restaurants
  • Cultural: Two of the biggest Indian Classical dance groups based in Minnesota perform at IndiaFest for the first time at this year’s event. Immerse yourself in colorful Classical, Semi-Classical, Bollywood and regional solo and group performances
  • Exhibits: Visit booths with decoration, traditions, and culture from various regions of India, showcasing the diversity of India
  • Activities: Fun activities for adults and kids. Enjoy henna or face painting, kite flying, chess, cricket, or learn some skills in yoga and meditation
  • Bazaar: Shop for traditional Indian clothing and accessories
  • Raffle Drawing: Giveaways from Minnesota Twins, Minnesota Vikings and many others
  • Student Scholarships: Five student scholarships to be given at the event

India Association of Minnesota (IAM), established in 1973, is a non-profit organization, chartered to build strong and cohesive community of Asian Indians.

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