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Indian Ladies Association organises ‘Dandiya Nite’

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Indian Ambassador Alok Kumar Sinha, sixth from left, with ILA officials and sponsors

More than 1,000 people took part in a ‘Dandiya Nite’ organised by the Indian Ladies Association (ILA) at Crowne Plaza Convention Centre. 

The event featured live music by DJ Nirmal, traditional ‘Garba Raas’ and a ‘Dandiya’ session to the tune of Bollywood beats. Prizes were awarded for best ethnic wear and to best dancer – male, female and child. 
Special ‘dandiya’ sticks and diyas made by Sneha children were available as were pink ‘dandiya’ sticks in support of breast cancer awareness month. 
‘Dandiya’ is a folk dance celebration from the Indian state of Gujarat and features men and women dressed in traditional attire using colourful sticks to dance. 


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