The purpose of the center is to preserve Indian art and culture and share it with people of West Virginia to promote understanding and closer ties. In addition the Center is committed to promote “ Unity within Diversity” and beyond by way of community services such as free yoga & meditation classes, educational seminars, etc. Everyone is encouraged to participate in these activities with no bar for age, sex, race, national origin, or religious background. The Indian Heritage Fair is one of the many activities to accomplish this noble objective.
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Saturday 21st March 2015:: India Center
“Get your face painted" : 4.00 pm to 6.15 pm
Yakshagaana Performance: 6.30 pm to 8.00 pm
Prize Distribution and Vote of Thanks: 8.00 pm to 8.15 pm
Dinner: 8.15 pm onwards
A unique art form for the first time in Charleston, WV
Yaksha-gaana is a theater form that combines dance, music, dialogue, costume, make-up, and stage techniques with a unique style and form. This theater style is traditionally found in the Coastal Districts and the Malenaadu region of Karnataka, India. It is traditionally presented from dusk to dawn.
MANA MEAL - The India Center sponsors lunch at Manna Meal (free meals to the needy) on India Independence Day (August) and US Thanksgiving (November).
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