17th Annual Festival of India
Saturday, September 3rd – Sunday, September 4th, 2011
Discover the sophisticated taste of Indian cuisine ¨ See displays of the arts and crafts of India ¨ Extraordinary, colorful performances of old and new dance forms ¨ Authentic Indian music, displays of Indian musical instruments, and live demonstrations ¨ Learn to to wear the Sari ¨ Paint your hands with henna.
The India Association of Charlotte is proud to showcase the cultural heritage of the Asian-Indian community at the forthcoming 17th Annual Festival of India. It presents a unique opportunity for Charlotte area residents to experience the diversity of cultures, foods, and entertainment of India. The Festival of India offers the perfect setting for friends and family to enjoy time together, to learn, and to have fun. You are cordially invited to this scintillating, vicarious tour of India.
The Festival of India will be held over two days at the prestigious Knight Theater in Uptown Charlotte this Labot day. We welcome you to explore http://www.indiafestival.net for more information.
‘Vishwa Taal’ – Special Evening Show
The 75 minute segment called ‘Vishwa Taal’ (Global Beats) will include a percussion ensemble, and fusion dances presented by artists in the community including youth dance groups from the Chapel Hill and Durham areas. This unique program traces the evolution of dance on a global perspective. Vishwa Taal will afford artists from the larger Charlotte community to join together and present a rich multi-cultural program of music and dance.
•Saturday, September 3, 2011 12am-7pm
•Sunday, September 4, 2011 12am-7pm
Price: $5 (Valid for both days) Kids under 10 free
Knight Theater: 430 S. Tryon St, Charlotte, NC