Dear NIA member,
Season’s greetings to you and your family!!
Netherlands India Association (NIA) and Foundation Friends of Gandhi Centre (FFGC) are pleased to invite you, along with your family and friends, to Baisakhi and Oranje Festivities at the Gandhi Center, The Hague. Join us on Sunday (17th April, 2016) at 13:30 hrs for lots of fun with Music & Dance (both Indian and Dutch) with snacks, sweets and drinks!
Entry is free of cost!
Parking is free too!!
Please register your presence by contacting:
Dr. Hari S. Sharma, Secretary
Looking forward to welcome you on April 17th!!
Baisakhi and Oranje Festivities under the patronage of
Foundation Friends of Gandhi Centre (FFGC) and Netherlands India Association (NIA)
Gandhi Center, The Hague
SUNDAY 17 APRIL 2016
13:30 – 14:20 Arrival of guests
Welcome with tea/coffee, soft drinks and sweets/snacks
Film/projection about Baisakhi and Kings Day Festivities
14:20 – 14:30 Seating (Dholi: Monique van Helden-Dihalu Performance background)
14:30 – 14:45 Opening Announcements – by Mr. Dev Gurnani
Welcome Address – by Mr. Jasbir Singh, President FFGC
Baisakhi Address – by HE J.S. Mukul, The Ambassador of India
14:45 – 15:00 Cultural Show Presenters: Surmeet Singh and Meenakshi Gupta
Programme starts with Musical Performances by Lucky Singh
15:00 – 15:07 Indo-Dutch Cultural Ties – Address by Mr. Vinod Sehdev, President NIA
15:07 – 15:20 Musical Performances by Rohit Kakkar and Bert Versteeg
15:20 – 15:27 A Poetic Address by Mr. Rabin Baldewsingh, Deputy Mayor Den Haag
15:27 – 15:35 Musical performances by Sunny Singh, Dachel Dominique & Lucky Singh
15:35 – 15:45 Hosting – Surmeet Singh and Meenakshi Gupta
15:45 – 15:55 Bollywood Dance Performance by Madan dance school
15:55 – 16:05 Dutch Song performance by Bert Versteeg
16:05 – 16:20 Dance Performance by Madan dance school
16:20 – 16:30 Vote of Thanks
16:30 – 16:45 Folk Dance ‘Bhangra’ Performance by Jhalak Punjab di
16:45 -onwards Dance and DJ Dholi for all – Celebrations continues
16:30 – 17:30 Distribution of food/soft drinks (Veg Biryani buffet etc) at three different stalls
Music band: Mumbai beats (Mr. Viren); Sound: Mr. Pardeep; Direction: Rupa Sandhu