IAGB’s Republic Day Celebrations Set for Jan. 30 With Folk Art of India as Its Theme

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IAGB President Jaya Voruganti

BURLINGTON, MA – India Association of Greater Boston, a non-profit community organization known as IAGB, will hold its annual India’s Republic celebration on Jan. 30 at Burlington High School in Burlington, MA.

IAGB President Jaya Voruganti
IAGB President Jaya Voruganti

“We invite the community to join us and celebrate India in its true diversity,” said IAGB President Jayashree Voruganti. “The theme of this year’s event is ‘Folk Art of India,’ and will feature folk music and colorful folk dances.”

This year’s annual event, which marks the 66th anniversary of India’s Republic Day, will be held on Saturday, January 30, 2016, from 3:30 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. at Burlington High School, located at 123 Cambridge Street in Burlington, MA.

Admission to the event is for IAGB members, and $5 for non-members. Food will be available for purchase. Vendors will have an array of products for sale, including arts and crafts, and information about services. Space for vendor tables is still available for rent.

IAGB hosts this annual event in collaboration with its affiliate Saheli, a support group for South Asian women.

The Indian Republic and its constitution was promulgated on January 26, 1950.The constitution set up India as a secular democracy with equal rights guaranteed for all its citizens, regardless of their religion, language, region or caste.

IAGB, founded in 1962, strives to foster a strong Indian cultural and community presence in the Greater Boston area.

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