Archive for February, 2013

Miami Mayhem on March 2, 2013

February 19, 2013

Dear readers:

The annual Miami Mayhem will be held on Saturday, March 2, 2013 at Julius Littman Performing Arts Theater, 17011 N.E. 19th Ave., North Miami Beach, from 6 p.m. The intercollegiate garba/raas competition hosted by University of Miami Indian Students Association will benefit Sunil’s Home Charity. Tickets are $15 to $25 and can be purchased at www.miami-mayhem.com For information, call (630) 453-9383 or e-mail miami.mayhem@gmail.com

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NITISH S. RELE

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Punta Gonda (Charlotte Harbor) Showcase India set Feb. 24, 2013

February 19, 2013

Dear readers:

The Indian American Cultural Center will hold its annual Showcase India on Sunday, Feb. 24, at Charlotte Harbor Event Center (Hibsicus Hall), 75 Taylor St., in Punta Gorda from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. There is a charge of $10 per person plus $2 fee; $5 for children ages 5-12. For information, call (941) 286-8539 or e-mail iacci@yahoo.com or visit http://www.indian-american-cultural-center.org

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NITISH S. RELE

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2013 Ekal fundraisers in Orlando (March 1), Tampa (March 2), Lakeland (March 3)

February 18, 2013

Dear readers:

Orlando, Tampa and Lakeland will hold their annual Ekal Vidyalaya (www.ekal.org) fundraisers in March. Performing at all the concerts will be “Sa Re Ga Ma” winner and Bollywood singer Sanjeevani Bhelande. She will be accompanied by singer Chirag, flute player Mohit Shastry, tabla player Amit Mehta and percussionist Rupesh. The group will present Bollywood melodies, ghazals and bhajans.

ORLANDO: The charity event will be held at 7 p.m. on Friday, March 1, at Lyman High School, 865 S. Ronald Reagan Blvd., Longwood. Admission is free. For information, call Suresh Gupta at (407) 352-2889 or e-mail suresh@parksquarehomes.com

TAMPA: Sanjeevani and her group will perform from 5:30 p.m. on Saturday, March 2, at India Cultural Center, 5511 Lynn Road. Tickets are $25 and include dinner/parking; free for FAPI and ICC members. For information, call Jawahar Tauk at (727) 480-3829 or e-mail jtaunk@tampabay.rr.com, or call Dr. Umesh Choudhry at (727) 507-0584.

LAKELAND: The fundraiser will be held from 5:30 p.m. on Sunday, March 3, at the Shree Swaminarayan Temple, 2793 New Tampa Highway. For details, call Nilesh K. Patel at (863) 853-9315 or (863) 688-3117.

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NITISH S. RELE

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Community Yagya set Feb. 24 at Orlando’s Shri Shiv Dham Hindu Temple and Yogashram

February 18, 2013

Dear readers:

A Community Yagya will be held will be held from 11 a.m. on Sunday, Feb. 24, at Shri Shiv Dham Hindu Temple and Yogashram, 460 O’Berry Hoover Road, Orlando. For information, call (407) 380-2661, e-mail ymcco@yahoo.com or visit www.shivtemple.net

Regards,

NITISH S. RELE

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Tampa INDO-US chamber monthly meeting Feb. 20, 2013

February 18, 2013

Dear readers:

The INDO-US Chamber of Commerce will hold its monthly business and networking event on Wednesday, Feb. 20, from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at Homeowners Choice Insurance ballroom, 5300 W. Cypress St., Tampa. No RSVP is required for the free event. For information, visit www.indo-us.org

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NITISH S. RELE

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Tampa India Cultural Center (ICC) Seniors Get-to-Gather Feb. 20, 2013

February 18, 2013

Dear readers:

The India Cultural Center (ICC) Seniors Get-to-Gather will be Wednesday, Feb. 20, at 5511 Lynn Road, Tampa, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. On the agenda is a free seminar, lunch and entertainment; no minimum age requirement. For information or ride, call John Adhia at (813) 784-1132 or Ram Jakhotia at (813) 962-4172.

Regards,

NITISH S. RELE

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Swami Ishwarananda discourses in South Florida (Feb. 16-19), Tampa (Feb. 20-22)

February 18, 2013

Dear readers:

TAMPA

Swami Ishwarananda will offer free spiritual discourses “Guidance to Grace” in English from 7:30 to 9 p.m. Feb. 20-22 at Emerald Greens Golf Resort & Country Club clubhouse, Salon 1, 13903 Clubhouse Drive, Tampa. For information, call (813) 708-2999, e-mail hariom@chinmayaprasad.org or visit www.chinmayaprasad.org

SOUTH FLORIDA

Also, spiritual discourses and workshops by the Swamiji will be held throughout South Florida from Feb. 16-19. For details, visit http://www.cmmiami.org/

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NITISH S. RELE

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Bengali association to hold Saraswati Pujo (Puja) in Sunrise (South Florida) on Feb. 16, 2013

February 11, 2013

Dear readers:

The Bengali Association of South Florida will hold a Saraswati Pujo (Puja) on Saturday, Feb. 16, at Westpine Middle School, 9393 N.W. 50th St., Sunrise. The daylong program starts at 12:30 p.m. Suggested donation is $20 for students; $30 for one person and $60 for family. For more information, call (954) 864-9388, e-mail sf.bengali@gmail.com or visit www.basfl.org

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NITISH S. RELE

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10th annual Palm Beach IndiaFest on Feb. 16, 2013

February 11, 2013

Dear readers:

The 10th annual IndiaFest will be held on Saturday, Feb. 16, at Meyer Amphitheater, 105 Evernia St., West Palm Beach. Organized by Palm Beach India Association, the free event starts at 11 a.m. There will be musical, dance and cultural performances; food, clothing, and craft vendors; and art exhibits. For details, visit www.sfindiafest.com or e-mail info@sfindiafest.com

Regards,

NITISH S. RELE

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4th annual India International Film Festival (IIFF) of Tampa Bay Feb. 15-17, 2013

February 4, 2013

Dear readers:

The 4th annual India International Film Festival (IIFF) of Tampa Bay will be held Feb. 15-17, 2013, at Centro Ybor, 1600 E. Eighth Ave., Tampa. For details, call Francis Vayalumkal at (813) 308-9797, e-mail francis@iifftampa.com or visit www.iifftampa.com

See you all there!

NITISH S. RELE

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