India Day 2022

India Day 2022 August 13th at the Hatch Memorial Shell, Boston

Join us to celebrate 75th Anniversary of India’s Independence Day on August 13th from 12.30 pm to 6.30pm at Hatch Shell, the iconic Boston landmark that unites and enriches the Boston community with vital arts, culture, and sprawling open space on the bank of Charles River.

Bharat Parikrama

The India Association of Greater Boston (IAGB) will host its annual India Day event, a showcase of the unique ethnic and cultural diversity of India, at the DCR Hatch Memorial Shell in Boston.

The celebration of the independence of the world’s largest democracy will be a grand event for family and friends.

The theme of India Day 2022 is “Bharat Parikrama – Path around India”. The program has two distinct segments – Heritage Mela, and Cultural Mela.

In the first segment – Heritage Mela from 12.30 pm to 3.30 pm, visitors can experience a variety of booths to learn, experience, and celebrate India’s rich heritage. Visitors will get an opportunity to join a 15-20 minute dance workshop of many classical and non-classical dance forms from India, or learn and practice Indian classical/Western fusion singing at the music workshop, or enjoy a Tattoos corner for kids, and Art corner (for a small fee)

In the second segment – Cultural Mela from 3:30 pm to 6:30 pm, visitors can enjoy a cultural program presented by the many highly talented arts groups in the Greater Boston area. We will feature dances and songs from various regions of India, along with Classical and Bollywood Dance performances.

A wide variety of mouthwatering Indian food from Boston’s renowned restaurant ‘Treasury Kitchen’ will be available for purchase.

In addition, a large number of Indian American organizations in the Boston area will have informational booths on the lawns presenting various Indian Heritage interests and activities.

Admission to this colorful family event is free.

The IAGB has been serving the Indian American community in the Greater Boston area since 1962. Its mission is to preserve and foster Indian culture.

Flag Raising

IAGB Flag raising across New England

Please join in your or your nearest town.

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IAGB 2022 Flag Raising Calendar

Nazaraana- Empowering Differently Abled

IAGB is humbled to partner with ‘Samarthanam’, an organization based in India with the vision to have an inclusive society free from discrimination where persons with disabilities become contributing members, living with dignity and respect.

Samarthnam has centers in various metro cities in India and has touched thousands of lives and enabled people with disabilities and the underserved to keep pace with society with many initiatives in Education, environment, Sports, Art, and Culture.

Join your fellow New Englanders in celebrating the 75th anniversary of India’s Independence Day at the live one-of-a-kind mega concert and let us make a difference back home!

100% of the ticket proceeds will go to the noble cause of uplifting underserved sections of our society.

Buy your tickets:

*Use code ‘IAGB’ to get 10% off the list price*

The concert features maestro Vijay Prakash – Oscar & Grammy-winning song vocalist and winner of multiple Filmfare awards, along with the Nightingale of New England and Radio Mirchi Award winner,

Anuradha Palakurthi Ju Ju.

Accompanied by a band of 40 musicians from India led by Kamlesh Bhadkamkar.

When: 20th August 2022, Saturday

Where: Hanover Theatre & Conservatory

2 Southbridge St, Worcester, MA

Learn more about Samarthanam: