Due to Snow Storm, IAGB Postpones Semi-Final Antakshari Competition to Sunday, Jan. 8

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Shrewsbury Antakshari prelims (Photo: Aditi Taylor)

BURLINGTON, MA—Due to snow storm, India Association of Greater Boston, known as IAGB, has postponed its semi-final Antakshari competition to Sunday, Jan. 8, at the same place but a bit earlier. The event was originally scheduled for Saturday (Jan. 7) at Priya Restaurant in Lowell, MA.

“IAGB Antakshari Semi-Finals have been moved to Sunday, Jan. 8th starting at 5 pm at Priya Restaurant Lowell,” said Aditi Taylor, an IAGB board member and one of the key organizers of the Antakshari competition. “If capacity opens up tomorrow, we may be able to accommodate additional people.”

Aditi Taylor

She said people interested in attending Sunday’s event  should contact IAGB team members. Entry fee is $10 and includes dinner.

Out of more than 30, ten teams have been selected to participate in the semi-final Antakshari competition. Four winners from semi-final will go to the final live Antakshari Competition on IAGB-organized Republic Day celebrations on Jan. 28 at Burlington High School in Burlington, MA.

The following teams will participate in the semi-final:

Team Dostana – Nandish Desai & Neha Ghalsasi

Team Rock On – Krishan Aneja & Vasudha Kudrimoti

Team Burmaniacs – Anish Desai & Krishna Desai

Team Jhankar – Pratibha Shah & Bhanu Vadhera

Team Surile Iyers – Vidya Iyer & Prakash Iyer

Team PPAP – Preetesh Shrivastava & Pratibha Krishnamurthy

Team Let’s Nacho w Cheese – Santosh Rao & Yogitha Parayil Thakoor

Team Atom Bomb – Namita Deshpande & Prag Singh

Team Music Junkies – Nisha Kaul & Ankush Kaul

Team Aid Asha – Shilpa Shetty Atnoor & Asha Thotangare.

 

Here are details about the semi-final competition:

Date: January 8, 2017

Day: Sunday

Venue: Priya Restaurant, 1270 Westford St, Lowell, MA 01851 (private dining hall)

Time: Starts at 5:00 pm

Entry: $10/person (includes dinner), cash bar available

Parking: Outside the restaurant, across the street parking lot.

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