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Detroit Institute of Arts - Celebrate India

  • Date Sat Apr 06 2019 - Sun Apr 07 2019
  • Venue
    Detroit Institute of Arts
    5200 Woodward Ave, Detroit, MI 48202
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  • Description
    An exciting two days event, “Celebrate India”, organized by the volunteers of our community will be held at the Detroit Institute of Arts on Saturday, April 6th. and Sunday, April 7th. from 10:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. This event is in conjunction with the re-installation of the new India gallery at the DIA.

    The highpoint of the “Celebrate India” event is at 1:30 PM on Saturday, April 6th.  when His Excellency Ambassador Harsh Vardhan Shringla, our chief guest and key note speaker will deliver his address in the Detroit Film Theater. There will be elected officials and other dignitaries at this event.

    The “Celebrate India” event will show case the best of the culture of India. There will be classical and folk-dance performances, vocal and instrumental music shows and yoga sessions. There will be demonstrations of henna, rangoli and miniature painting and displays of arts and handicrafts. Poetry reading and a special lecture on Architecture of India will be delivered.  Storytelling and hands on activities are planned for children.  A Bollywood movie and the Indian classic movie “Pyasaa” will be filmed on Friday and Sunday evening in the Detroit Film Theater.

    The admission to the DIA is free for Wayne, Oakland and Macomb county residents with ID.
    For additional information please visit : or call by phone 313-833- 7900.


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