p Miscellaneous TALWAR ENTERTAINMENT PRESENTS Desi Day Time Cruise party 2018! Saturday – June 30TH 2018 Boarding at 12:00 Pm and 12:30 Pm sail Returning at 5:00 Pm Join us for the most magnificent, upscale and Bollywood Style Cruise Experience, aboard the classic 1World Fair Marina Pier 1, Flushing NY on Saturday June 30th, 2018! Organizers:JAGJEET SINGH p Galas & Charity Event LIFE GLOBAL LAUNCH EVENT Life Global is grateful to Padmashri Dr. Sir. Sudhir Parikh under whose competent leadership, this event is being organized. Wednesday June 27, 2018 at Royal Alberts Palace, 1050 King Georges Post Rd, Fords, NJ 08863, USA from 5.00 PMONWARDS. RSVP is humbly requested upto June 25, 2018 by p Films FUSIONLIVE IN CONCERT CLASSICAL COMEDY DRAMA Hindi/Tamil/Malayalam NAFA FILMAWARDS 2018 On July 01, 2018 at 5:00 PM At Carnesecca Arena, 170th Street Queens, Jamaica, NY 11432 Organizers:HEDGE (347) 640 1295 North American Film Awards (NAFA): NAFA creates the platform for Indian stars to reach out to their fans in North America. North American Film Awards (NAFA), the biggest platform of celebration and gather- ing of people all over North America to honor the talents in the field of Indian Cin- ema organized by Freedia Entertainment. NAFA is the only one annual movie awards, happening in the American region. AMMA - MATA AMRITANANDAMAYI'S - NEW YORK 2018 Organizers:Mata Amritanandamayi Math AmericaYatra 2018: Amma to visit Japan - NewYork Meet Mata Amritanandamayi, Renowned Humanitarian and Spiritual Leader NEWYORK, NY JULY 4 - JULY 6, 2018 At NewYork Marriott Marquis 1535 Broad- way NewYork, NY 10036 FREE PUBLIC PROGRAMS July 4 | All Day Program | 11:00am July 5 | Morning, 10:00am | Evening, 7:30pm July 6 | Morning, 10:00am DEVI BHAVA – FREE PROGRAM A celebration devoted to world peace July 6 | Program begins at 7:00pm More info: / (212) 714 5445 KUMBHABHISEKAM – 2018 AT THE ARSHAVIDYA GURUKULAM – DAKSHINAMURTI TEMPLE, PA Friday, June 29 – Sunday, July 01, 2018. Three days of ceremonies packed with Spir- itual rituals and pujas like Ganesa Puja, Mha sankalpa, Navagraha shanti homa Japa, Mahapurnahuti, Kumbhabhiseka in Vimanam, Maharudrabhisek Lord Daksina- murti and talk by SWAMI VIDITATMANAN- DAJI For details contact : (570) 992 2339 X 1- 210, 234 &241. p Music & Dance ‘GARBA IN THE PARK’ features dance lesson and live musical performances Tickets available at Colorful chaniya cholis and the beats of the dhol will be seen and heard in NewYork City on Tuesday, July 3, 2018 at Garba in the Park, part of Lincoln Center’s Midsummer Night Swing dance series at Damrosch Park. This marks the first time the music and dance of Gujarat will be featured at this iconic NYC summer dance party. Garba in the Park is part of Garba360 - a new initiative by South Asian arts and en- tertainment company MELA Arts Connect to bring the energetic and immersive In- dian dance experience, well-known to Gu- jaratis and other Indians, to new spaces and audiences. With Garba in the Park, there is no need to wait until the Navaratri in the fall to do raas-garba. All are welcome to dance under the stars to live music from 6:30 p.m.–10 p.m. on a beautiful summer night. Advance tickets to Garba in the Park are priced at $17, available at Heena Patel ISPA Global Fellow 2018 | APAP Leadership Fellow 2017 - 2019 M: +1 732 896 8916 (US) M: +91 99240 45575 (India |Whatsapp) O: +1 201 467 4431 MELA Arts Connect VICKYY KOHHLI released the first look of his upbeat hiphop love song KAHANIYAAN with an Official Poster release at an event organized in Akbar in Edison New Jersey. KAHANIYAAN is set to release in July 2018 at a grand press conference in NewYork city. AJNA DANCE COMPANY Ajna Dance Company – NewYork Classes scheduler We are excited to bring our classes to Long Island City, Queens!We're offering a 4 week session in June for kids ages 3-8. Click on the link below to register, email info@aj- nadance.comwith any questions. 9:30AM-10:30AM - Bollywood Level 1 (Ages 4-6) 10:30AM-11:10AM - Little Dancers (Ages 3-4) 11:30AM-12:30PM - Bollywood Level 2 (Ages 6-8) Call : 646-319-3054 ROYAL EVENTS & ENTERTAINMENT IN ASSOCIATION WITH BUSINESS NJ presents USTAD RAHAT FATEH ALI KHAN Live in Concert 2018 - New Jersey On Aug 04th AT 8PM at Patriots Theater at theWar Memorial 1 Memorial Drive, Trenton, NJ 08608 Ticket Range $49 - $500 Pick your seats now!! Royal Entertainment 609-712-6782 p Cultural INDIA PERFORMING ARTS CENTER PRES- ENTS FOGANA (FEDERATION OF GUJARATI ASSOCIATIONS OF NORTH AMERICA) DANCE COMPETITION : GARBA, RAAS, FOLK FOR ALL AGES Saturday, June 30, 2018 at 1.00PM at Patriots Theater at theWar Memorial, 1 Memorial Drive, Trenton, NJ. For General info Call Smita Miki Patel (609) 575 8409 For Tickets call Pankesh (908) 421 1600 VIP $100, $50, $35 & $25 p Comedy INDO – AMERICAN FESTIVALS INC & ZEE TV IN COLLABORATION WITH TV ASIA & THEVANKUMAR (NYL) Well Known Poets IAF and ZEE TV invite you all at the hilari- ous standup comedy show, Hasya Kavi Sammellan on Sunday, 15th July 2018 from 4pm onwards at E-Hotel, 1171 King Georges Post Road, Edison, NJ 08837 IAF 718-404-2321 / For tickets call Raj (732) 423 4619 or visit – that’s all you need to know 28 June 29, 2018 CALENDAR OF EVENTS 'Numero Uno' Hit-and-Run Arrest YoungH-4visaholders fearuncertaintyatage21 Tired 'Tiger Zinda Hai' 'Room In India' The four-hour longepic inNewYorkCitybringsThe Mahabharata to lifeexploring historicalcomplexitiesandcontemporarywomen's issues December29, 2017 NewYork,NY Vol.XXI,No.52 Publishedby Parikh Worldwide Media, LLC. community c o l o r s PAGE4 21EGAP 6EGAP 41EGAP 82EGAP KROYWENNI Desi Talk publishes the listings under theDirectory of Events free of chargeas a service to our readers. 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