Nearly 8,000 miles away from Detroit is a vibrant, rich, and deeply influential culture. This year, the Detroit Institute of Arts will dedicate a weekend of programming to educate, demonstrate, and experience Indian culture through dance, music, cuisine, and Bollywood. “Celebrate India” will offer yoga in the Rivera Court, Henna, a Rangoli ritual demonstration, as well as folk dance performances, a screening of the Bollywood classic Pyaasa
, poetry, and architectural lectures. The Indian Ambassador to the United States, his Excellency Harsh Vardhan Shringla, will also serve as the event’s guest of honor and keynote speaker. For a full schedule, visit here
Celebrate India programming begins at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, April 6 and Sunday, April 7 at the DIA; 5200 Woodward Ave., Detroit; 313-833-7900; dia.org; Event is free with museum admission.
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