IAGB Gets Ready for Day-Long Republic Day Mela With Multiple Competitions and Cultural Programs

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BURLINGTON, MA– India Association of Greater Boston, one of the oldest non-profit community organizations in New England, is getting ready to organize its annual day-long Republic Day Mela with multiple competitions and cultural programs on Jan. 27 at Burlington High School in Burlington, MA.

The event is free and open to all attendees. The competitions at the Republic Day celebrations include:

Kids: Elocution, Storytelling, Science Quiz, Geography Bee, Trivia Quiz. Essay Writing.

Adults: Skit Enactment.

Mixed Ages: Art, Chess, Carrom, Poetry Writing, Photography.

The competitions will run in parallel from 1:00 PM  to 5:00 PM. The cultural performances will begin at 5 PM.

IAGB has partnered with One World Cuisine to serve a variety of Indian food items at the event. , Also, similar to every year, attendees will be able to browse and purchase Indian and related merchandise and services from a host of vendors from across the New England Area in one place.

IAGB Republic Day Mela continues to draw a lot of attention across the community, IAGB said in a statement.

“To date, over 140 entries have been submitted for the various competitions and over 40 entries were received for the cultural segment,” the statement said. “The RD Mela is a great opportunity for sponsors, advertisers and exhibitors to reach out to a larger Indian community.”

The statement said that advertising, sponsoring and exhibiting opportunities are still available. For more information, visit: www.IAGB.org.

Entries for the competition can be submitted through January 20, 2018. Visit www.iagb.org and click on the RD flier to sign up.

“IAGB is your community organization and the IAGB RD Mela is a free event, open for all to attend,” said IAGB statement. “Come with your friends and families, meet the various vendors/exhibitors from the area, enjoy the cultural show from the talented performers of New England and savor delicious Indian cuisine…all in all, a great way to  celebrate the warmth of Indian culture on a cold winter day.”

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