Chatpati Mela 2019

Chhaya’s annual Chatpati Mela is a showcase of South Asian and Indo-Caribbean cultural heritage, food, and activism right in the heart of Queens! This street festival is free and open to the public, featuring performances representing the South Asian and Indo-Caribbean diaspora; local food and goods; our one of a kind Pani-Puri eating contest; raffle prizes; Bharatanatyam dance classes, children’s activities and more!


Performances by:

Chhatting Group

Chitra Singh

Cloe Andrade Masala Bhangra

Jahajee Sisters

Kiran Ahluwalia & Mir Naqibul Islam

Malini Srinivasan & Dancers

Neela Zareen & Neela Dance Academy

Parijat Desai + Dance in the Round

Rythym Tollee

Saral Nepali Language & Culture School


When: 1:00 – 5:00 p.m.


77th Street B/W 37th Rd. and 37th Ave.Queens, NY 11372

Take the 7, E, F, M, or R  to Jackson Heights–
Roosevelt Avenue/74 Street