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IAGB India Day Expects Record Number Of Attendees This Year


IAGB sponsors an evening of fun, culture and the arts for the public.

The IAGB (India Association of Greater Boston) will present India Day at Boston's Hatch Shell Auditorium on Sunday, August 17, 2003, from 4:30 p.m through 9:00 p.m.

Over fifteen thousand people are expected to attend the event that will include an elaborate cultural show with traditional and folk dancing , music and Indian crafts. Additionally, there will be vendors representing many sectors of the Indian community in Boston from non-profits assistance organizations looking for support to Indian restaurants for top- notch Indian delights. This year IAGB’s grand sponsor is One World Cuisine group. The evening promises to enchant the attendees.

"This year we've added a few new performances to the stage show. The lineup is amazing and people have been excited for months about the event," notes Mr. Rajnikanth, India Day's Cultural Event Coordinator. "I'm impressed with the increasing number of people attending our annual event. New England's Indian community is strong and we want to help Indian arts and culture to thrive." The event is free to attend for the general public. All races, religions, and cultures are encouraged to join in the evening's festivities and get a taste of India right in Boston! The event will be held rain or shine.

"There isn't anything like this event anywhere else in America." notes Diana La Vigne, former BNN-TV 9 Executive Producer. " I travel annually from Miami to attend to catch up with friends, get a taste of India, and help celebrate Independence Day. India Day has something for everyone!"

The presenting organization, IAGB, is the premier Indian-American organization in New England and works to assist, develop and found other organizations to better meet specific needs of the New England Indian community. IAGB is a non-profit organization and can be found online at www.iagb.org.

For more information on the event, please contact Chitra Parayath by phone at 781.863.1760 or by email at cparayath@yahoo.com.

For Driving directions to the HatchShell please visit
Using Public Transportation: (recommended) Take Red Line to Charles (Street)/MGH station or the Green line to Arlington station.
Note: Only limited concert parking is allowed on Storrow Drive. MBTA is the recommended transportation to Hatch Memorial Shell.

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