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Sunday, August 18

India Day
Indian Festival/Parade/Kite flying
10:45 am
Around the Cathedral and the Commons Room
Sponsored by:
Asian Studies Center and Nationality Rooms along with Indian Nationality Room Committee/Asian Studies Center
Free to the public
Rashmi Ravindra
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The Indian Room Committee will hold a community wide celebration beginning at 10:45 a.m. with a procession of celebrants singing and dancing around the Cathedral of Learning. Within the Commons Room, at 12pm, there will be a hoisting of flags and introduction of notables, including County Executive Rich Fitzgerald and invited speakers. The event will conclude with performances of traditional Indian dances and a bountiful feast of delicious food. It is then followed by kite flying at the Cathedral lawn. Admission is free.