Canberra turns into India for a day on February 8!



brazilian dancers

Canberra’s London Circuit will transform into Delhi’s Chandni Chowk on Saturday, Febraury 8, 2014. Presented by 666 ABC CANBERRA and Canberra India council (CIC), ”˜India in the city’ is an annual signature event of National Multicultural Festival 2014 organised by the festival director Deepak Raj who says while it is vital to showcase traditional and classical dances of India it is equally important to showcase contemporary India and its fusion with the west and western dance and music. “This year we have these amazing Brazilian dancers who are practicing Bollywood dance steps which actually can be quite similar to our dances in our movies. The dancers have spent enormous time practicing for months and you will be amazed to see them on this day,” says Deepak.

With all the Indian  Mauj, Masti and Dhamaal  with a showcase journey of India’s culture and musical extravaganza turns Canberra into an Indian experience of colour, music, dance and food.

The Guest of Honour will be Hon Chief  Minister ACT Katy  Gallagher as Canberrans are offered a  high octane bollywood and cultural performances with best of India’s mind-blowing music, sizzling dance performances, exciting, scintillating and colourful costumes that never fail to dazzle.

Daylong entertainment accompanies the scrumptious, delectable, succulent, finger-licking food of India with Dosas, Samosas, Pav-Bhaji, Puri-Aloo, Masala chai, Biryani,

in North Indian, South Indian, Mughlai, Bengali cooking traditions topped with mouth-watering sweets as Gulab-jamuns, Mango Lassi, Ras-malai.

Some of the Attractions of India in The City include: The Anglo Indian Band that will quick start the day with Rock ”˜N’ Roll classics and get you in the mood.  Glamorous Brazilian Samba dancers will titillate and mesmerize all on Samba Bollywood Dance Fusion by the Subsdance Dance Group, Canberra. Also internationally renowned Shiamak Davar dance group will give an exciting Bollywood experience with their fabulous dances.

Other attractions include talented students of local Canberra Dance School giving  true Bollywood entertainment with their energetic dances to the latest Bollywood tunesand Australia’s no.1  All Stars  Bass Bhangra troupe with traditional thrilling Bhangra.  and Lotus Dance School with Garba from Gujarat and the  Gidda Gals of Canberra will transport you to fields and meadows of Punjab.

A day when Canberra invites all for an Indian fun, food and entertainment.

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