The library will celebrate its 8th annual Indian Holi Festival in cooperation with Rutgers Indian Graduate Student Association, South Asian Total Health Initiative (SATHI) and Kalyanni Performing Arts. All are invited for a fun filled, family friendly and colorful celebration of the Indian Festival of colors, music, dance, henna, and delicious Indian food. This program is free and open to all ages!
The schedule for the event is as follows:
1:00-1:30 p.m.: ‘Henna’-Indian tattoo, display of regional dresses, crafts for children.
1:30-3:00 p.m.: Music, dance performances, feast and free raffle.
Color Festivity: After the performances, on the front lawn of the library (weather permitting).
If you wish to participate in the Holi color festivity (throwing dry colors), please make sure to wear old clothes that you don’t mind getting dirty! Please know you won’t be allowed back in the building after color play.
For more information, please contact librarian Kavita Pandey at email@example.com or call (732) 745-5108, ext. 20.
The food for this program has been generously donated by Bollywood Tadka Restaurant in East Brunswick, Mirchi Restaurant in North Brunswick and Chapati House Restaurant in New Brunswick. Other program sponsors are New Brunswick Cultural Center Inc., Rutgers Collaborative Center for Community-Based Research and Service, and PRAB Harmony Family Success Center.
This program is funded by Middlesex County Board of Chosen Freeholders, Middlesex County Office of Culture & Heritage/Folklife Program for New Jersey, New Jersey State Council on the Arts/Department of State, a Partner Agency of the National Endowment for the Arts.