Archive for May, 2012

Morari Bapu’s Tampa Ram Katha summary, photos, videos

May 30, 2012

Dear readers:

Pujya Morari Bapu wrapped up a weeklong Ram Katha in Tampa at Florida State Fairgrounds. If you are interested in viewing summary, photos, videos of the event, please visit http://www.ramkathaflorida.org

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Indian Idol Abhijeet Sawant presents ‘Yaadon Ki Baraat’ May 25 in Tampa

May 20, 2012

Dear readers:

Swaralaya Carnatic Music Association of Tampa Bay will present an evening of melody and nostalgia with Indian Idol Abhijeet Sawant and orchestra on Friday, May 25, at India Cultural Center (ICC), 5511 Lynn Road, Tampa, at 7 p.m. Tickets are $25, $50, $100. For information, call Lata Kumar at (813) 679-7298 or Ravi Narayanan at (813) 961-6120.

See you all there!

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Chinmaya’s Swami Tejomayananda talks May 21-24 at St. Augustine ashram

May 20, 2012

Dear readers:

Pujya Guruji Swami Tejomayananda will give evening talks from 7 to 8:30 p.m. May 21-24 at Chinmaya Mission St. Augustine ashram, 6175 Solano Creek Road, Elkton. For details, e-mail staugustine@chinmayamission.org

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Sushmita Sen to attend Miami Lakshmi Narayan Mandir fundraiser May 26

May 20, 2012

Dear readers:

Bollywood superstar and former Miss Universe Sushmita Sen will be attending a fundraiser to benefit Miami Lakshmi Narayan Mandir on Saturday, May 26. The event will be held at Florida International University, Graham Hall Center, Grand Ballroom, 11200 S.W. Eighth St., Miami. Tickets are $100 per adult and children younger than 18 years of age are $50. Live music will be provided by Tony Ramesar and group. For information, call Mahendra Doobay at (954) 304-3643, Dr. Samir Kulkarni at (786) 218-8833 or visit www.hindus.com

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NITISH S. RELE

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Orlando chamber annual expo May 20

May 20, 2012

Dear readers:

The Indian American Chamber of Commerce – Central Florida (IACC) will hold its third Annual Business Expo noon to 4 p.m. Sunday, May 20, at the Wyndham Orlando Resort, 8001 International Drive. There will be about 100 vendors showcasing services and products; more than a 1,500 people are expected to attend. The expo will provide an informative platform for business to connect with customers and provide networking opportunities. Attendees will be able to get information about health services, enjoy sampling Indian food from participating restaurants, and a chance at winning raffle prizes. Entry for visitors and parking on premises is free.

For more information, visit www.iaccorlando.com or call Neal Patel at (407) 616-8872 or Beena Parikh at (321) 217-8605.

Regards,

NITISH S. RELE

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Swaradhana presents Jugalbandi/Duet Concert May 12 in Tampa

May 7, 2012

Dear readers:

Swaradhana is presenting a Jugalbandi/Duet Concert by vocalist Debapriya Adhikary with Samanwaya Sarkar on the sitar and Suryaksha Deshpande on tabla Saturday, May 12, from 5 to 8 p.m.; College of Public Health Auditorium, University of South Florida, 13201 Bruce B. Downs Blvd., Tampa. Till May 10, sponsorship ticket is $125 (includes four tickets, reserved seating, tea/coffee included) and regular ticket is $25 per person and after May 10, it is $35 per person (tea/coffee included). To buy tickets, visit www.swaradhana.org or e-mail info@swaradhana.org

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NITISH S. RELE

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Dhol Dhamaka 2012! Vaisakhi Hungama on May 12 in Jacksonville

May 7, 2012

Dear readers:

The Sikh Society of North East Florida will present a Dhol Dhamaka 2012! Vaisakhi Hungama on Saturday, May 12, to benefit Sikh gurudwara. It will be held at Jacksonville Marriott, 4670 Salisbury Road; social hour at 5 p.m. with cultural program at 6 and dinner from 8:30 p.m. Tickets are $25 per person, $80 for family of four or $200 for table of 10; children younger than 5 years of age free. For sponsorship and other information, call Shantanu Sharma at (651) 492-4049, Bobby Singh at (904) 303-5295 or visit www.jaxgurudwara.org

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NITISH S. RELE

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Singer Dr. K.J. Yesudas to perform May 13 in Jacksonville

May 7, 2012

Dear readers:

The Hindu Society of North East Florida will present A Melodious Musical Evening with Yesudas on Sunday, May, 13, at Florida Theatre, 128 E. Forsyth St., Jacksonville; 3 to 3:30 is social hour and program is from 3:30 to 7 p.m. For tickets and other information, call (904) 355-5661.

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NITISH S. RELE

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Tampa Health Fairs on May 12 and May 19

May 7, 2012

Dear readers:

Two free health fairs are coming up in Tampa Here are the details!

MAY 12: 14th ANNUAL COMMUNITY HEALTH FAIR; Hindu Temple of Florida Community Hall, 5509 Lynn Road, Tampa; 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.; free; screenings for blood sugar, cholesterol, osteoporosis and stress; for more information call (813) 962-6890 or visit www.hindutempleofflorida.com

MAY 19: MEDICAL SCREENING AND BLOOD DONATION CAMP; presented by Maayboli Melava (Marathi Mandal) of Tampa Bay; Sanatan Mandir, 311 E. Palm Ave., Tampa; 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.; for details, visit http://www.MMTBUsa.org

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NITISH S. RELE

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Dr. Kumar Vishwas takes the stage in Tampa/New Port Richey (May 5) and Coral Springs (May 12)

May 4, 2012

Dear readers:

Dr. Kumar Vishwas, who blends melody, poetry and humor, will be accompanied by Ramesh Muskaan in Tampa/New Port Richey on May 5, and in South Florida (Coral Springs) on May 12. Below are the details:

TAMPA/NEW PORT RICHEY

MAY 5: “KOI DEEWANA KEHTA HAI & BEYOND;” presented by Manoranjan and Dreamz; Dr. Kumar Vishwas blends melody, poetry and humor along with Ramesh Muskaan; CHS Center of Pasco, 4707 Grand Blvd., New Port Richey; 8 p.m.; $30 and VIP; for information, call (850) 345-5539.

SOUTH FLORIDA (CORAL SPRINGS)

MAY 12: “KOI DEEWANA KEHTA HAI & BEYOND;” presented by Manoranjan and Dreamz; Dr. Kumar Vishwas blends melody, poetry and humor along with Ramesh Muskaan; La Quinta Inn & suites, 3701 N. University Drive, Coral Springs; 8 p.m.; $30 and VIP; for information, call (850) 345-5539.

Regards,

NITISH S. RELE

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