Over 700 were in attendance at the thematic dance production staged by non-profit Nadanta the evening of Sunday, July 28. Immortal Love, Amar Prem was performed on the renowned stage of the Ford Community & Performing Arts Center in Dearborn. “I’ve enjoyed performing for Nadanta for 24 years and I keep coming back whenever I
This is a sponsored post. Nobody loves a good love story more than India does — just look at the thousands of romantic Bollywood films produced each year! This fascination with love — how it begins, grows, challenges, and empowers — isn’t some modern phenomenon, though. Rather, many Indian tales of romance and devotion have endured
This is a sponsored post. Less than two weeks remain until ‘Amar Prem — Immortal Love’, an innovative show that brings to life four timeless love stories, including Shakuntala and Dushyanta’s tale of devotion overcoming adversity. When the beautiful Shakuntala and honorable King Dushyanta first meet, love instantly sparks and the two are quickly married.
[Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA, July 8th, 2019]– Ann Arbor Marathi Mandal (A2MM) joined Americans in their Independence Day festivities at ‘Ann Arbor Jaycees fourth of July Parade’ on July 4th, 2019 at 10:00 AM. A2MM, a non-profit organization established in 2006, became the first Indian organization to be given an opportunity to participate in this
This is a sponsored post. Nadanta is so excited to present its thirty-second annual production, Amar Prem — Immortal Love, which explores the legend of India’s most famous couples. Our show begins with a timeless story of childhood love, Layla and Majnun. From their very childhood, Layla and Qays know that they are destined to be
Despite a rainy June, the sun was shining for over 400 supporters who arrived on Sunday, June 30 to participate in the Abhi Shah Foundation’s annual walkathon at Shiawassee Park in Farmington. BollyBurn Dancers began the morning with an energizing warm-up and Nadanta led the cooldown session at the conclusion of the walk. Pratik Shah,
The Indian SCENE joined Detroit institutions and community groups in welcoming Sudhakar Dalela, India’s recently appointed Consul General in Chicago, during his recent visit to Michigan. Dalela was honored at a reception dinner hosted by the India League of America (ILA), June 19. ILA President Dr. Yash Lakra delivered an introduction and remarks, in which
Small bites, music, champagne and fashion set the scene May 30 at Saks Fifth Avenue, Somerset Collection in Troy. The event, a joint effort between The Indian SCENE and Saks Fifth Avenue, raised $4,500 for Mai Family Services, which supports South Asian families and individuals in need of assistance (www.maifs.org). Close to 200 guests joined.
“Legends of Bollywood” brought talented singers and musicians together on the stage of Seaholm High School on May 11. The charitable musical concert led by Narendra Sheth was a joint effort by Mai Family Services and the Geetmala Foundation of Michigan. The audience enjoyed this musical treat for over three hours. The performers were from local and
The Hindu Temple of Canton was filled with young talent Saturday, May 11 for the third annual Sur Aur Taal “Beats of Passion.” This singing and dancing competition brought together young toddlers and adults who performed in a variety of traditional and non-traditional Indian forms of performance. One of the most unexpected performances was young