Indo-American Cultural Foundation to hold Navartri Garba events

Navratri Garba celebrates the Hindu goddess Durga.
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Navratri Garba celebrates the Hindu goddess Durga.

Indo-American Cultural Foundation of Central Jersey (IACFNJ) will hold its Grand Navratri Garba celebration in South Brunswick from 8:30 p.m. to 1:30 a.m. on Oct. 4, 5, 11 and 12. The first three days will take place at Crossroads Middle School South, 195 Major Road, Monmouth Junction, while the last day of Garba for Sharad Poornima will be held at South Brunswick High School, 750 Ridge Road, Monmouth Junction section of South Brunswick. Guaranteed entry only until 9:30 p.m.

 

The Navratri celebration marks the festival of nine nights when Hindus worship the goddesses Shakti Durga, Lakshmi and Saraswati.

 

Mahesh Mehta and his artists from Bollywood, and local singers and musicians of Entertainment Unlimited, will rock the stage with famous old and new live singing of traditional garbas, dandiya, sanedo and bhangaras, with live entertainment for more than five hours on all three days.

 

The special attraction will be the participation of high school students of various ethnic and cultural backgrounds.

 

The Goddess Amba Maa’s divine traditional Aarti and prayer will be performed on all days followed by the Prasad to all attendees.

 

 

The cafeteria will have food stalls and local vendors with clothing, jewelry and traditional items selling.

 

For more information, visit www.IACFNJ.org or email info@iacfnj.org.