Chatpati Mela 2018


Main Stage:

12:00pm Chatpati Mela Opening with Emcee Trisha Sakhuja (Co-Founder & CEO of Brown Girl Magazine) & Chhaya’s Executive Director, Annetta Seecharran 

12:25pm Malani Srinivasan & Dancers, (Bharatanatyam)

12:45pm Udichi (Bengali Folk Dance)

1:00pm Dance Theater of Nepal (Dance)

1:15pm Dance Theater of Nepal (Sarangi Instrumental Music)

1:45pm Dance Theater of Nepal (Nepali Songs)

2:00pm Community Leadership Awards Presented by Queens Borough President, Melinda Katz: Community Impact, “India Home, Dr. Vasundhara Kalasapudi”

2:15pm Parijat Desai and Dance In The Round  (A Garba Triptych, followed by garba lessons for the audience)

2:45pm Sharif Rabby (Hindi and Bangla music)

3:00pm Community Leadership Award: Arts and Activism, “Rajkumari Cultural Center”

3:15pm PaniPuri Eating Contest

3:25pm Chitra Singh, (Kirtan)

3:50pm Cloe Andrade – Masala Bhangra (Bhangra Dance Lessons)

4:00pm MeenMoves, Growing Pains (Contemporary Dance)

4:15pm Karma (Bollywood dance)

4:35pm PaniPuri Eating Contest

4:45pm Habibi Express (Bollywood)

5:00pm Trisha Sakhuja Closing Remarks!

Workshop Space:

12:30-1:15pm Schools of Hope: Bookmaking Workshop

1:30-2:00pm Bharatanatyam Class with Malini Srinivasan

2:30-3:15pm Schools of Hope: Bookmaking Workshop

How to get here?

Take E, F, M, R , get off at 74th Street/Roosevelt Avenue, walk up Roosevelt Avenue to 77th and listen for the sounds!