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September 23
Canon, MI

Canton Township, Michigan was the destination for thousands of Michigan Indian community members who attended the Festival of India event on Sunday September 23rd. 2018.

The event hosted by included shopping, food and entertainment. Dozens of booths were set up on time. Fashion, Jewelry and food booths started doing brisk business as soon as the doors opened at 11 am. Adults and children found the Canton Summit facility to be very safe and comfortable. team members handed out free miindia bags to visitors. Premier Foods distributed snacks, biscuits and tea at heavily discounted rates.

Entertainment started on time with an enchanting performance by Hrudhwani. Talented singers enthralled the audience. Spectacular dance performances drew cheerful applause. A special dance performance as a tribute to actress Sridevi was touching. Kids were treated to face painting by talented artistes. Every kid had a smile.

Canton Township officials greeted the audience and welcomed everybody to the celebration. Canton Township Supervisor Patrick Williams was impressed with the huge attendance and stated that more space will be expanded next year.

Others in attendance included:

Michael Siegrist - Canton Clerk
Dian Slavens - Canton Treasurer
Anne Marie Graham Hudak - Trustee
Steven Sneideman - Trustee
John Anthony - Trustee
Judge Slavens
Lieutenant Dale Waltz (Canton Police Department)

The spectacular and sparkling backstage was creatively hand designed by Srivani and Minni Marupudi of Event for Less. DJ and sound services were provided by Galaxy Production (Keshav Raizada).and Jeff & Joe Bielak for operational support. Special thanks to the Canton Township facility management team for great work.

The event was made possible due to support from sponsors – Kroger, Singh Homes, Sistar Mortgage, Premier Foods. expresses sincere gratitude to all performers, vendors, support staff and of course every one that visited the event.

Next year’s event will include more exciting features. Stay tuned.

See below for the photo slideshow & video:

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