Festival of India in Buenos Aires

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The Embassy of India in Argentina and the government of the city of Buenos Aires present the Festival of India, intended to promote and portrait the Indian culture in our country. The inauguration will take place on Friday, November 21 at 12 noon, in the Centro Cultural Borges. The rest of the activities in the festival, that will last until November 28, will be held in four venues: Centro Cultural Borges, Hotel Sheraton, Centro Cultural San Martin, and Casa de la Cultura, every day of the week from 12 noon to 8 PM.
The festival includes an exhibition of culture and handicrafts, with a live demonstration by Indian artisans of their work; dance and music performances representing different regions of India; "Kathak" group and an ensemble of Rajasthani folk dance group; a fashion show; seminars; a Bollywood film festival; painting and photo exhibitions; workshops and seminars on yoga, ayurveda and meditation; a golf tournamet at the Jockey Club of Buenos Aires; and a gastronomic festival at the Sheraton Hotel (by invitation only, calling 4318-9264).

All the events except the food festival are free and open to the public.

Dates: November 21 through November 28, 2008
Locations:
Centro Cultural Borges: Viamonte & San Martín
Centro Cultural General San Martin: Sarmiento 1551
Casa de la Cultura: Avenida de Mayo 575

To see the complete program and schedule, visit: www.indembarg.org.ar/

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