Posts Tagged ‘India’

1st Tampa Bay Classical Music & Dance Festival May 21

May 15, 2016

Dear readers:

It is the first of a kind, started with the vision of turning into a grand tradition, something you don’t want to miss. The first annual daylong 2016 Tampa Bay Indian Music & Dance Festival will be held on Saturday, May 21, in Tampa. Among the artists performing are Sangeet Natak Academy winner Pandit Nayan Ghosh on both sitar and tabla, vocalists Sangeeta Lahiri, Radharaman Kirtane and Lavanya Dinesh, Shankh Lahiri and Thiru Pant on tabla, Bharat Natyam dancer Tara Priyadarshani, Kuchipudi dancer Madhuri Gudla, and K.V. Mahabala on sitar, and others. Besides a dozen world-class musicians and dancers of the highest caliber, the all-day extravaganza, aimed at both Indian and non-Indian audiences, will showcase yoga, kirtan, henna artists and Indian food and merchandise vendors.
The event is presented by India Cultural Center and Tampa’s Shruti Foundation. The festival is offered in two sessions, (11 a.m. and 4:30 p.m.) each is $25 or $39 for both. VIP combo tickets are available for $50 at the door as well. Discounted tickets can be purchased till May 15 at http://www.shrutischoolofmusic.com for $20/session, $35/combo. Kids ages 12 and younger are free.
India Cultural Center is at 5511 Lynn Road. For more information, call (813) 549-9288 or visit theshrutifoundation.org

See you all there!

NITISH S. RELE

EDITOR/PUBLISHER

WWW.KHAASBAAT.COM

813-758-1786

Miss India Florida Pageant Oct. 3-4, 2015, in Tampa

October 1, 2015

The Miss India Florida Pageant is back again and bigger than ever. This year’s pageant will be a red carpet event with celebrities, and Indian women representing their heritage, culture and Florida for the largest international ethnic pageant: Miss India Worldwide. With the addition of Mrs. and Miss Teen, the pageant promises to be an entertaining event, hosted at the University of South Florida in Tampa. The pageant weekend will begin with a Talent Night on Oct. 3 at the USF Oval Theater, followed by a celebrity dinner with stars such as Bollywood legend Shatrughan Sinha and actor Somy Ali. The main event is on Oct. 4 at the USF Theater 1, 3839 USF Holly Drive.

To register and purchase tickets to the show, visit www.missindiaflorida.us

Regards,

NITISH S. RELE

EDITOR/PUBLISHER

WWW.KHAASBAAT.COM

813-758-1786