IAGB Republic Day Mela 2018 to be held on Jan 27th

FTV News, Burlington: Every year, the India Association of Greater Boston (IAGB) organizes an event to commemorate India’s Republic Day. Countdown has begun for the 2018 Republic Day (RD) Mela scheduled on January 27, 2018 at Burlington High School, Burlington, MA.  The RD Mela is a unique day-long program featuring multiple competitions and a cultural performance segment. Competitions include:

Kids: Elocution, Storytelling, Science Quiz, Geography Bee, Trivia Quiz. Essay Writing

Adults: Skit Enactment

Mixed Ages: Art, Chess, Carrom, Poetry Writing, Photography

The competitions will run in parallel from 1 pm to 5 pm. The cultural performances will begin at 5 pm.

IAGB has partnered with One World Cuisine to serve a variety of Indian food items. Also, similar to every year, attendees will be able to browse and purchase Indian and related merchandise and services from a host of vendors from across the New England Area in one place.

IAGB RD Mela continues to draw a lot of attention across the community. To date, over 140 entries have been submitted for the various competitions and over 40 entries were received for the cultural segment. The RD Mela is a great opportunity for sponsors/advertisers/exhibitors to reach out to a larger Indian community. Opportuities are still available, please see sponsorship packages at http://iagb.org/book-tables-and-ads-2/

Entries for the competition can be submitted through January 20, 2018. Visit www.iagb.org and click on the RD flier to sign up.

IAGB is your community organization and the IAGB RD Mela is a free event, open for all to attend. Come with your friends and families, meet the various vendors/exhibitors from the area, enjoy the cultural show from the talented performers of New England and savor delicious Indian cuisine…all in all, a great way to  celebrate the warmth of Indian culture on a cold winter day.

The next event after IAGB RD Mela will be a ‘living will and health-care proxy’ workshop. Details will be shared soon. If you have any questions about the RD Mela or upcoming IAGB activities, please send an email at iagb@iagb.org.