Celebrate India’s Independence Day at the India Day Fair


Experience the tastes and sounds of India in the heart of Brisbane

On Sunday, 10 August, GOPIO Queensland will be celebrating the Indian Independence with a grand India Day Fair 2014 event at the Roma Street Parkland’s amphi-theatre.

The hugely successful event is in its fourth year, and this time around it boasts a day-long spectacular programme of Bollywood and traditional Indian dances, musical performances, a parade and spectacular fireworks. In addition to the cultural items there will be over 32 stalls selling food delicacies from all over India.

Indian cultural diversity has a history of thousands of years with a variety in language, art and literature. The rich and vibrant Indian culture is the amalgamation of various cultures across the sub continent. The India Day Fair endeavours to give Brisbanites a taste of India.

The free event aims to showcase the rich Indian cultural traditions in dance, music and food to the people of Brisbane, and take this city on an amazing journey full of dance, sounds, and culinary delights. The day-longprogrammebegins with a parade and ends with a twirling fire dance and a spectacular fireworks display.

Some of the best-known Indian restaurants will be setting up stalls to tempt visitors with food from different regions of India. In addition there will be stalls offering Indian services, beauty products, Henna hand painting and Ayurvedic products.

The morning to dusk non-entertainment quality cultural entertainment includes live band and dance performances by some of the best local and national dance groups.

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