BAPS Charities presents their annual Health Fair at BAPS temple in Matthews, NC on Saturday, October 4, 2014 from 8:30 am - 3 pm. Blood testing will be conducted a week earlier on Sat, Sept 20 from 7:30 - 11:30 am. Health screenings for general health, diabetes, back pain, cholesterol and more. For more details contact email@example.com. The BAPS temple is located at 4100 Margaret Wallace Rd., Matthews, NC.
The Classical Music Association of Charlotte presents its fall performances. The first will be on Sunday, September 21 featuring a vocal concert by Dr. Vijayalakshmi Subramaniam at CPCC Tate Hall, 3:30 pm. The second is on Sunday October 12 with violin duo concert by Nagaraj & Manjunath at CPCC Tate Hall, 3:30 pm. For more details call Rama Rachakonda at 704-541-3361.
Urdu Majlis invites all to attend and/or recite your original poetry at a Community Mushaira = Kavi Sammelan, coming up on Saturday, Sept. 27 at 7:30pm. Join other local poets for a wonderful evening of Urdu-Hindi poetry. Venue: Nelson Mandela Auditorium, FedEx Global Education Center, 301 Pittsboro St., Chapel Hill, NC 27516. There is plenty of free parking under the FedEx Building. Refreshments will be served. For more information: Seema & Ashraf Faruqi 919.596.4792 or Afroz Taj (firstname.lastname@example.org) 919.851.1119.
The Indo-American Society of North Carolina presents "Cultural Fall Fest & Dandiya Night" on Saturday, September 20, 2014 at Downtown City Festival Park, 200, N. Davie Street, Greensboro from 3 – 9pm. Program includes cultural performances; Ramleela by Kids, Gabra and Dandia, Indian catered Food and other vendors. The entry is free. For further information for program or vendors contact Gauri: 336-684-5833, Kinshuka: 919-949-8996 or Amritha 336-255-6451. Additional information available at IASNC website: http://www.iasofnc.org/our_events
Saturday and Sunday October 4 & 5. Love Connection Fusion presented by DeamACT Entertainment. A Bollywood Musical Drama.
Fletcher Opera Theater
For tickets and info:
This year is going to be another awesome festival. Check out last year's video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7xzA54CaHx0. Bring the whle family. Enjoy famous Ramleela play (win of good over evil), watch 35ft high Ravan burn, lots of snacks and food. Lots of fun for kids and grown ups. Sunday, October 5, 2015 beginning at 5pm. For more details visit www.hsnconline.com.
The 50th annual Festival in the Park brings artists, dancers, performers, live music, clowns, food vendors, craftsmen, and family-friendly activities all together in Freedom Park in Charlotte, located at 1409 East Blvd. This year's fest takes place from Fri, September 19 - Sun, September 21, 2014. To get full details and schedules call 704-338-1060 or visit the website www.festivalinthepark.org.
The annual Virginia Festival of India takes place on Sat-Sun, Sept 20 - 21, 2014 11am - 9pm in Richmond, VA. Admission is free and the fest features a cultural program, consisting of classical and modern Indian live performances, as well as East-West fusion dance and music. One can also sample many different varieties of Indian cuisine, including vegetarian and non-vegetarian delicacies, such as dosa, kachori, samosas, tandoori chicken and sweets, all of which are supplied by local Indian restaurants and families. This year the theme for the Festival of India is "handicrafts of India." There will also be yoga demonstrations and lectures from experienced teacher. For full details on the event visit the website www.thefestivalofindia.org or call 804-346-9955.
A Ghazal concert by Dr. Eric Benjamin will be held on Saturday, September 20 2014 at the Forum by Taurya, 4000 Bearcat Way, Suite 100, Morrisville, NC, starting at 8:30pm. Dr. Benjamin is a gifted exponent of the Ghazal genre and has performed concerts around USA and in Pakistan. He has a friendly and engaging style of Ghazal rendition, providing insights into the meaning of the Urdu phrases, interspersed with some related humor! The suggested donation is $10 per person, which includes snacks and beverages. Early donors will get priority seating in the front rows. Seating is limited, so send in your donations and reserve your seat in advance. For more details, contact Sanjay Matange (919) 460-5904 e-mail email@example.com.
The Global Mela 2014 takes place on October 4 - 5, 2014 at the Global Mall in Norcross, GA. The mela features cultural, fashion and magic shows. Food and clothing vendors will set up shop. There are lots of activities for children and the entry is free for the entire weekend. The mall is located at 5675 Jimmy Carter Blvd., Norcross, GA. For more information call 770-416-1111 or visit the website www.amsglobalmall.com.
4-Day Inner Engineering program led by Isha teacher trained by Sadhguru
coming to Charlotte.
Venue: Hampton Inn & Suites, 850 Weddington Road Extension Concord NC, 28027. For more details call 980.263.9760 or visit https://www.innerengineering.com/live/events/charl...
The 29th annual international Festival of Raleigh takes place September 19 - 21, 2014 at the Raleigh Convention Center. Authentic dances from over 30 different cultures and countries will be presented on the main stage. The fest also features a variety of ethnic foods, cultural exhibits, dance demonstrations, food demos, a world bazaar and much more. For more details visit the website www.InternationalFestival.org
Grand Navratri Mahotsav will be sponsored by the Gujarati Cultural Association of the Piedmont from September 25 - October 4 at GCAP, 127 Landmark Dr., Greensboro, NC 27407. A live orchestra will perform every night and there will be food, hot tea, snacks available. For more details call 336-420-5259 or visit www.gcap.us.
would like to invite you and your family to the ONAM 2014 celebrations to be held on September 20th, 2014 (Saturday) at Lexington Middle School (702 N Lake Dr, Lexington, SC 29072) starting from 4:30pm.
Come and enjoy a fun night of various cultural programs and a grand Onam Sadhya (DINNER). Plan to arrive at least 15 minutes before we start the programs.
- Non-members: Adults and Kids above 13 years - $10.00
For more information about this event contact: Joshy Plakal 803-667-3242
The Probasi Bengali organization of Charlotte will present two performances in October. Renowned Bengali playback singer Pratik Choudhury will perform on October 3, 2014 at the Vihar Hall of Hindu Center in Charlotte. National award winner for best male playback singer of 2014 Rupankar Bagchi will perform on October 10, 2014 at the Vihar Hall of Hindu Center. For more details on the shows and the organization visit www.new.probasi.org.
It is that time of the year again! Spike for Sewa's annual volleyball tournament is back for the third consecutive year. As in previous years, all funds will be donated to Samatol Foundation (www.samatol.in). You can participate by playing, donating money, or volunteering at the event and help spreading the word. Samatol is a Mumbai based non-profit organization working towards the rehabilitation of homeless children living on railway platforms. Event: Spike For Sewa, Charity Volleyball Tournament
Date : 20th September 2014 Check-in Time : 10.00 am onward
Place: Green Hope Elementary School 2750, Louis Stephens Dr, Cary NC : 27519
Registration Fees: $20 per person ($10 for students with a valid ID)
The inaugural Tawba Fest, featuring fitness, fun, and food along the banks of the scenic Catawba River, will take place in Rock Hill, SC on Saturday, September 20, 2014 beginning at 10 am. The day-long event features live music, local brews, food, yoga, kayaking, kids’ activities and more. For more details visit www.tawbafest.com
TAGCA is conducting first ever Telugu Literacy Contest to promote Telugu language reading and writing skills among second generation kids, while nurturing their competitive spirit and fostering teamwork. It will take place on Sat, September 20, 2014 from 10:30 am to 4 pm at the Hindu Center, Charlotte.
•Vocabulary competition for ages 3, 4 and 5
•Vocabulary competition for ages 6 to 9, 10 to 12, and 13 to 17
•Writing competition for ages 8 to 17
•Poem recitation competition for all ages. Eligibility: Children between the ages of 3 and 17.
(Children born outside US and immigrated to US within last 3 years may be tested as a separate group).
About the progam
Sudarshan Kriya, a powerful breathing technique and other ancient practices
Valuable skills for managing negative emotions and challenging situations, for improving focus and productivity at work and strengthening relationships
Practical wisdom and processes to discover what in your life is working for you and what is not working for you
Low-impact yoga for improved health and increased flexibility
"The secret lies in our own breath. Through breathing exercises, certain breathing techniques and some practice of meditation, we can rekindle positive vibrations within and around us." -- Sri Sri Ravi Shankar, Founder of the Art of Living Foundation
Greater sense of joy, happiness and enthusiasm
Experience more confidence
Development of interpersonal skills. For more details call 401.952.6749. It will take place from Sept 24-28. Weekday 6.30 PM - 9.30 PM Weekend 10.30 PM - 5 PM. Venue: Raleigh, Meditation Hall, 9423 Palm Bay Circle, Raleigh, NC.
The 39th University of NC Charlotte's International Festival will take place on Saturday, September 20, 2014 from 10am - 6pm at the Barnhardt Student Activity Center. The festival is centered around booths arranged in colorful marketplace style representing the cultures of over 50 nations. The booths are staffed by UNC Charlotte international students and members of Charlotte's international community and feature art, crafts and costumes from each participating country. Many booths offer international food for sale. Throughout the day the music and dance of a variety of nations will be presented on indoor and outdoor stages. In addition, the festival, which is family-oriented, offers a number of elements such as mimes and face painting designed especially for children. In addition to the hallmark elements, the festival includes an international games zone for attendees of all ages to participate in and learn about the cultural significance of various games. Participants can learn the rules of bocce, play a game of life-sized chess, or join in a soccer match. Founded in 1975, the festival continues to recognize the region's growing diversity. Attendance at the festival in previous years has been estimated at over 20,000. The event is free. For more information, call 704-687-7755 or visit www.ifest.uncc.edu.