IAGB Calls for Community Youth Excellence Award Nominations
India Association of Greater Boston is pleased to invite nominations for the 2017 IAGB Community Youth Excellence award. Anyone – including parents, friends and relatives – can nominate a student. Students can also nominate themselves. The deadline is Monday, July 31.

India Day 2017 Marks 70th Anniversary of India’s Independence
India Association of Greater Boston prepares to celebrate the 70th anniversary of India’s Independence by hosting India Day, its annual celebration of the special day. “Unity in Diversity” is the theme of India Day 2017, which will be held on Sunday, August 20, at the Hatch Memorial Shell in Boston. As always, guests can expect to enjoy cultural performances of music and dance, check out a variety of vendors, learn about community programs and, of course, enjoy the cuisine!

oday is the Big Day: Come and Enjoy “…Chale Hans ki Chal”
“…Chale Hans ki Chal,” the Hindi family drama and delightful comedy is being presented by IAGB and New England Leherein today, Saturday, May 13, from 3 pm until 6:30 pm at Littleton High School Auditorium, 56 King Street, Littleton, MA 02460. Ticket prices are $100, $60, $35, $15. Inquire about 20% and 10% discounts for IAGB Life and Annual members, respectively.

Buy Your Tickets for IAGB-Leherein Play “…Chale Hans ki Chal”
Ticketing is now live on the IAGB website for “…Chale Hans ki Chal.” The Hindi family drama and delightful comedy is being presented by IAGB and New England Leherein on Saturday, May 13, from 4 pm until 7 pm at Littleton High School Auditorium, 56 King Street, Littleton, MA 02460.

We are deeply distressed at the brutal shooting of young Indian engineers Srinivas Kuchibhotla and Alok Madasani on February 22, in Olathe, Kansas. Tragically, Srinivas was killed, Alok was injured and Ian Grillot was shot while heroically trying to intervene.

India Association of Greater Boston’s Republic Day Mela on January 28 was its first-ever day-long affair. The theme was “unity in diversity,” and the program was a phenomenal hit. Governor Charlie Baker and Lieutenant Governor Karyn Polito as well as Indian Ambassador to the US Navtej Sarna sent letters of congratulations to IAGB on the occasion.

IAGB Reschedules Antakshari Semifinal to Sunday, January 8
Due to the winter storm warning from the National Weather Service, India Association of Greater Boston has rescheduled the Antakshari competition semifinal dinner gala. It will now take place at 5 pm on Sunday, January 8, at Priya Indian Cuisine, 1270 Westford Street, Lowell, MA 01851. Additional parking is available in the lot across the street from the restaurant. If you are interested in attending the event, send an email to iagb@iagb.org to inquire if tickets are still available.

A Holiday Luncheon to Look Forward To
Thank you to everyone who promptly sent their RSVPs to attend India Association of Greater Boston’s complimentary holiday luncheon. We are excited that the event is at capacity and we are eagerly looking forward to meeting and mingling with our guests. Watch for details in a separate communication and please plan to arrive no later than 11:30 am on Saturday, December 10.

IAGB Invites Members to Complimentary Holiday Luncheon
On Saturday, December 10, from 11:30 a.m. until 2:30 p.m., India Association of Greater Boston will host a complimentary holiday luncheon for its life and annual members, supporters, sponsors, and community leaders, at Mehfil Restaurant, 1777 Main Street, Tewksbury, MA .

IAGB to Celebrate Republic Day 2017 with All-Day Mela
Next year’s IAGB’s Republic Day event on Saturday, January 28, 2017, will consist of a day-long celebration featuring multiple activities for all ages and talents to participate in.

The festivities will culminate with IAGB’s first-ever LIVE Antakshari Competition Grand Finale. Similar to our program every year, these activities will be followed by group performances.