SAT | NOV 2 | 1-4 PM
$20/$15 Members/$10 Students & Children/FREE for Teens
School performances available. Call (718) 463-7700 x224 for details.
Abha Roy has conducted workshops and classes in New York since 1992. Abha has blazed a trail of her own in the sphere of Kathak, a classic northern Indian dance form. She is credited with the creation of Aqua Kathak Dance for the Asia '82 Sports Festival hosted by the Government of India. She represented the Indian Council of Cultural Relations and has taught and performed worldwide… read more
DJ Rekha is a producer, curator, and educator based in New York City. She is the founder of the Basement Bhangra™, Bollywood Disco and co-founder of Mutiny Club nights. She was named "Ambassador of Bhangra" by the New York Times. Rekha was the sound designer for the TONY award-winning Broadway Show, "Bridge and Tunnel", received a Drama Desk Award nomination for her work on the play "Rafta Rafta"and the associate producer for the NPR Radio Documentary, "A Feet in Two Worlds.”
Queens Curry Kitchen will demonstrate cooking mouth-watering authentic Indian dishes, including chickpea biryani, broccoli stuffed flat bread and boondi raita (chickpea & yogurt). Queens Curry Kitchen will also be selling samosas, paneer tikka, laddoo and chai tea.
This event is support by the Guru Krupa Foundation. Media sponsors: Parikh Worldwide Media and ITV Gold.
Flushing Council on Culture and the Arts dba Flushing Town Hall is a not for profit organization which receives major support from the National Endowment for the Arts; New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature; New York State Assembly Member Ron Kim; New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, Mayor Bill de Blasio; Queens Borough President Melinda Katz; Council Members Adrienne Adams, Costa Constantinides, Daniel Dromm, Barry Grodenchik, Peter Koo, Karen Koslowitz, and Paul A. Vallone; the Booth Ferris Foundation, the Howard Gilman Foundation, and the Fan Fox and Leslie R. Samuels Foundation.
Support for our programs is also provided by Acrobuffos/Seth Bloom & Christina Gelsone, Angela An, Robin Bell-Stevens, Dongjiang Bi, Cathay Bank, Douglass Chan, Amy Mak Chan, Sharon Chen, Ginger Chinn, Dr. Hsing-Lih Chou / New York Institute of Culture and the Arts, Con Edison, Crossings TV, Exploring the Metropolis, Kuang-Yu Fong / Chinese Theatre Works, Barbara Garii, Matthew Goldner, Howard Graf & Kathy Donovan, Guru Krupa Foundation, Lily Han, Heather Harrison, Belinda Pilin Hsu, Alice & Steve Huang, Hung Pin Hung, Raymond D. Jasen, the Jim Henson Foundation, Ellen Kodadek, Nelson Lee / Flushing Bank, James S. Liao, Emily Lin / Lin & Loveall Foundation, Louis Armstrong Educational Foundation, Frank Macchio, Materials for the Arts, William McClure / Queens College, Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation, Jassy Z. Min, New York Chinese Chorus, Northwell Health, Carlos Ortiz, Queens Art Education Center / Arthur Liu, Queens Courier, Resorts World, Camillo Reyes, RuDance / Asian American Dance Sport Corp., Helen Shieh, Richard Siu, Curtis Smith, Mike Sperendi & Jan Schneider, Taipei Cultural Center in New York, Michael Tang, Veronica Tsang, Tai & Tony Wang / Glow Foundation, Jay Wegman, Constance Wingate, Anna Wu, Minwen Yang, Hank Yeh, Sandy Yeh, Shane Yeh, and Angela Qi Zhang. We are extremely grateful to the anonymous donor who contributed a $40,000 challenge gift in honor of our 40th anniversary and inspired so much generosity in others. Support at $500 and up for the 2020 fiscal year is included.
The 2019 Diwali Festival is supported in part by the Guru Krupa Foundation. www.guru-krupa.org