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Grand Rapids hosts a celebration of Indian culture and heritage on August 19 and 20

GRAND RAPIDS, Michigan – The Asia-Pacific Foundation of Grand Rapids has announced a two-day celebration of Indian culture and heritage. The party will take place on August 19 and 20.

Friday’s events will take place at the JW Marriott (235 Louis Street, Northwest). It will start with a meeting with VIP celebrities. One of the celebrities will be Indian actress and social worker Bhagyashree Dassani. Bhagyashree Dassani is well known for playing Suman Patwardhan in the 1989s Maine Pyar Kiya. She also starred in 2019 Seetharama Kalyana2010s Red alert: the war withinand 2007 Janam Janam Ke Saath. The other celebrity of the meeting will be his son, the Indian actor Abhimanyu Dassani. He played in this year Nikamma2021 Meenakshi Sundareshwarand 2018 Mard Ko Dard Nahi Hota.

Friday’s events will continue with the India Day Gala and Awards Dinner at 7:00 p.m. There will also be a Bollywood-themed after party from 9:00 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. It will feature musical performances from Aisha, Mayuri, DJ Ankit and DJ Amit.

The India Day celebration will take place at Rosa Parks Circle on Saturday. It will feature Indian musical performances, authentic Indian cuisine, merchandise vendors and other family activities.

“We look forward to our neighbors in West Michigan experiencing the diversity that makes Indian culture so rich,” said Ace Marasigan, Founder and CEO of the Grand Rapids Asia Pacific Foundation. “Food and art play an essential role in the perception and understanding of different cultures. And we certainly offer an abundance of both at this celebration.

The celebration of Indian culture and heritage in Grand Rapids will take place August 19-20. Links to tickets for Friday’s events are available on the Asia-Pacific Foundation of Grand Rapids Facebook page.

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