ACTON, MA—Ten super mom dance teams participated in this year’s Super Mom Dance Competition, which was organized by Gujarati Association of New England, which is celebrating its 40th anniversary this year. In the group above 40 category, Patang, which was choreographed by Jasmine Shah of Angikam Dance Academy, won the first prize. (Photos: Naga Gandham Photography)
Other winners were:
1st – Shraddha Oza and Haley Patel
2nd – Bina Negandhi and Devam Morparia
Group under 40
1st – The Asthitva Group – Choreographer Aparna Batla
2nd – Dance Spirit Group – Choreographer Bina Negandhi
Group Above 40
1st – Patang – Choreographer Jasmine Shah
2nd – Asmi Group – Choreographer Sejal Kothari
The competition was held on May 20 at RJ Grey School in Acton, MA, and was organized by Eshani Shah, a former president of Gurjar and one of the log-time activists of the organization, which is popularly known as Gurjar.
“As always the participants went all out with their creativity and enthusiasm,” said Shah.
Judges for the competition were: Arsh Mehrotra, Nikita Punjabi and Namita Dodwadkar.
Gurjar also honored three Super Moms who have made a difference in the community: Dr. Manju Sheth in the field of women empowerment, Dr. Java Joshi in the field of Art and Culture via education and Shobha Shastry for her selfless support to all non-profits.
The event is sponsored by Dr. Sheth, host of INDIA New England news’ “Chai with Manju” celebrity interview series; Shastry of Alankar Decorations; Joshi of Academy of Creative Arts; and Twinkle Morbia of Syna Collections.