Archive for March, 2016

Inner Engineering with Shambhavi Kriya March 31 to April 3, 2016, in Tampa, St. Petersburg, Sarasota

March 27, 2016

Dear readers:

Inner Engineering with Shambhavi Kriya will be held from March 31 to April 3, 2016, in Tampa, St. Petersburg and Sarasota. Inner Engineering addresses aspects of human wellbeing – from body, mind and emotion to the fundamental life energy within us. For details or to register, visit http://www.InnerEngineering.com/Live or call (813) 413-1661.

Regards,

NITISH S. RELE

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Orlando/Casselberry Hindu temple 2016 Festival of India set April 2

March 27, 2016

Dear readers:

The Hindu Society of Central Florida will hold its annual Festival of India on Saturday, April 2, on temple grounds, and the cultural program in the air-conditioned community hall. Admission is free with a $5 parking fee. The event, featuring a kids fashion show, dances, and booths for clothes, henna, jewelry and plenty of food, will be held from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. at HSCF, 1994 Lake Drive, Casselberry. To reserve a stall/booth or register for cultural programs, visit http://www.hindutempleorlando.org For questions, call the mandir at (407) 699-5277 or Prashant Saoji at (321) 460-0800.

Regards,

NITISH S. RELE

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Music director duo Vishal and Shekhar to perform April 2 in Orlando

March 27, 2016

Good morning readers:
Vishal Dadlani and Shekhar Ravjiani, popularly known as Vishal and Shekhar, will perform Saturday, April 2, in Orlando. The music director duo has produced big Bollywood hits such as “Jhankaar Beats,” “Dus,” “Bluffmaster,” “Om Shanti Om,” “Dostana,” “Ra One,” “Student of the Year,” “Chennai Express,” “Bang Bang” and “Happy New Year.” They will be joined by singer Neeti Mohan who has lent her voice in several films like “Sanam Teri Kasam,” “Bombay Velvet,” “Jab Tak Hai Jaan,” “Student of the Year” and “Baahubali.”
Presented by Krish Patel of Orlando and Satya Shaw, CPA, of Tampa, the concert will be from 8 p.m. April 2 at Orange County Convention Center, Linda Chapin Theater, 9800 International Drive, Orlando. Tickets start at $39 and can be purchased at http://www.bollywoodeventsfl.com For information, call Patel at (407) 454-3334 or Shaw at (813) 842-0345.

See you all at the concert!

NITISH S. RELE

EDITOR/PUBLISHER

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Asian Trade, Food Fair and Cultural Show in West Palm Beach on March 26-27, 2016

March 21, 2016

Good morning!

The annual Asian Trade, Food Fair and Cultural Show will be held on March 26-27, 2016, at South Florida Fairgrounds (Expo Center), 9067 Southern Blvd., West Palm Beach. It is presented by Bangladesh Association of Florida. Tickets are $10 per person. For information, call (561) 876-2255 or visit www.asianfair.org

Regards,

NITISH S. RELE

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2016 Ekal Vidyalaya fundraisers set for Lakeland (March 18), Tampa (March 19), Orlando (March 20) – Rajdeep Chatterjee Group to perform

March 13, 2016

Dear readers:

Lakeland, Tampa and Orlando will hold their annual Ekal Vidyalaya fundraisers in March 2016. Performing at the concerts is the Rajdeep Chatterjee Group along with singer Dia Roychowdhury, Sainik Dey on keyboard, Saugata Mukherjee on guitar and Sumit Guha on tabla. A finalist for “Indian Idol” season four, Chatterjee has song for such Bollywood films as “Bodyguard,” “Khiladi 786” and “Policegiri.”
The Ekal Vidyalaya Foundation (www.ekal.org) strives to bring education and village development to rural India.
LAKELAND, MARCH 18: Dinner will be at 8 p.m. followed by the musical evening at 9 p.m. Friday, March 18, at Shri Swaminarayan Temple hall, 2793 New Tampa Highway. Entry and dinner are free with donation. For details, call Nilesh K. Patel at (863) 853-9315.
TAMPA, MARCH 19: The fundraiser will be on Saturday, March 19, at India Cultural Center, 5511 Lynn Road. Dinner will be from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. followed by the musical program. Tickets, which include dinner, are $25 and can be purchased at http://www.ekal.org Ekal 2015 and 2016 donors get four comp tickets. For information, call Dr. Umesh Choudhry at (727) 507-0584.
ORLANDO/OVIEDO, MARCH 20: The event will start at 5 p.m. Sunday, March 20, at Oviedo High School Auditorium, 601 King St., Oviedo. Entry and dinner are free. For information, call Suresh Gupta at (407) 619-1500.

 

Tampa INDO-US Chamber of Commerce Business & Networking Event set March 16, 2016

March 13, 2016

Dear readers:

INDO-US Chamber of Commerce in Tampa will hold its Business & Networking Event on Wednesday, March 16, 2016. Guest speakers are Pat Bhava, creator of the PikMyKid App; and Ram Kancharla, Vice President of Planning and Development for Port Tampa Bay. The free event will be from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at HCI Ballroom, 5300 W. Cypress St., Tampa; no RSVP required. For information, visit http://www.indo-us.org

See you all there!

NITISH S. RELE

EDITOR/PUBLISHER

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Tampa ICC Seniors Get-to-Gather March 16, 2016

March 13, 2016

Dear readers:

The monthly ICC Seniors Get-to-Gather will be on Wednesday, March 16, 2016, at India Cultural Center, 5511 Lynn Road, Tampa, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. There will be 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

EDITOR/PUBLISHER

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Enchanting Sound of Sitar concert March 12, 2016, in Fort Lauderdale

March 9, 2016

Dear readers:

Association of Performing Arts of India will present Enchanting Sound of Sitar on March 12, 2016. Performing will be sitar player Manju Bhatt Mehta from 6 to 8:30 p.m. at Broward County Main Library auditorium,100 S. Andrews Ave., Fort Lauderdale. Tickets are $30, $40 for VIP and $20 for students with current ID. For information, call APAI at (954) 885-1466 or visit http://www.apaiart.com

See you all there!

NITISH S. RELE

EDITOR/PUBLISHER

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Free meditation classes begin March 12, 2016, in Casselberry/Orlando

March 9, 2016

Dear readers:

Free meditation classes begin March 12, 2016, from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. at Hindu Society of Central Florida hall, 1994 Lake Drive, Casselberry. The classes will be held Saturday mornings at same venue. For information, call Dr. Aravind Pillai at (407) 718-8733.

Regards,

NITISH S. RELE

EDITOR/PUBLISHER

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Melbourne Indiafest 2016 set March 12-13

March 9, 2016

Good morning:

Manav Mandir will present its 20th annual Indiafest 2016 on Saturday, March 12, and Sunday, March 13, at Wickham Pavilion, 3845 N. Wickham Road, Melbourne. There will be cultural and fashion shows, arts and crafts, Indian cooking demo, food, etc. The theme is “India’s Yesteryears” highlighted at the Discover India booth. Timings are 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturday and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday. Admission is $5 for adults, $2 for children ages 12 and under and kids younger than 5 years are free. This year’s charity is Promise in Brevard, a place for young adults with special needs. Manav Mandir is holding a $100 ticket raffle to raise funds (about $110,000) to purchase a wheelchair accessible van for the charity’s residents. Raffle prizes are a Mercedes-Benz CLA, Apple MacBook Air and an Apple Watch. For information, call Yasmin Majeed at (321) 720-8590, e-mail info@indiafestbrevard.org or visit http://www.indiafestbrevard.org

Regards,

NITISH S. RELE

EDITOR/PUBLISHER

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