India Society of Worcester celebrates Pongal.......................................Balakrishnan Chandrakasan
ISW with a mission to promote and develop Indian culture by bringing people together through social and cultural activities, celebrated second Pongal vizha (harvest thanksgiving festival) on Feb 28, 2016 with a large gathering of guests from the Indian community. This program was organized by ISW Tamil school with great support from teachers (Ahila, Ravi Raja, Balki and Rinija) along with the help from students and parents. The center stage was beautifully decorated to reflect the Pongal celebration. All the adults and kids with festive attire made the event very authentic and colorful. Over 200 participants, members, guests and invitees from ISW Tamil School, Kalaimagal Tamil School and Gaanavaaridhi School of music attended the grand event with 50 plus kids performing variety of programs reflecting Tamil culture and tradition.
Christmas Celebrations 2015----------------- Ernest Gulla
The Annual ISW Christmas celebration were held on December 5, 2015 at Floral Street School in Shrewsbury. The beautifully decorated lighted Christmas tree in the center of green wreaths with red Christmas bows and green garlands, with children and adults in festive Indian attire brought the Christmas Spirit to the large Indian gathering. Mr. Sudarshan Komanapalli of Manna International brought the story of Christmas recounting the wonder of Christmas and the reason behind the season. Ms. Rebecca Mason portrayed the Grace of Christmas through a lyrical dance Performance.
Annual Diwali Cultural Program Report ----Ragoo Raghunathan
November 14 marked two things this year for us - India's first Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru's birthday also known as Children's Day, and ISW's Annual Cultural Program that coincides with Diwali every year. This year the program was held at the Oak Middle School in Shrewsbury between 2 pm - 7pm this past Saturday.
Jagan Srinivasan chaired the group, and with the help of other volunteers was able to put on a fabulous show for the second time in a row. The decorations by Alankar Event Planners and Decorators was very elegant and Shobha Shastry generously helped us with that. The program started at 2.00pm with a group of adorable kids doing a party themed dance. This was followed by over 40 other performances, like various dances including a classical
On Saturday, November 7th, 2015 India Society of Worcester held its annual Diwali puja. While many diyas will illuminate a home at Diwali, many members of the ISW and their families brightened the India Center and the evening with their attendance. Check out pictures of the PUJA HERE
A hilarious family drama and a delightful comedy on - Saturday May, 13, 2017
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