13th November, 2015
Make a Rangoli : A traditonal Indian Art event
Navratri Garba Night hosted by SAGA
Last month SAGA hosted the popular annual Navratri Garba Night. We saw an attendance of over 220 people, which is unprecedented! Yale RAAS team guided everyone through the steps of Garba and Raas and Yale Kala gave a beautiful Bharatnatyam performance. Yale SAS team provided some wonderful dance beats. Yale HSC conducted a simple and elegant Devi aarti. Once again, we thank all of you for being a part of this exciting event and adding more color, more laughter, more beauty and enthusiastic dancing to the night. Pictures from the event can be viewed on this link: https://www.facebook.com/events/1640458682893596/permalink/1646029089003222/
Roshni: a South Asian cultural showcase
Roshni, the biggest South Asian cultural showcase on campus will be held on 13 November (Friday). Enjoy an evening of dance, music and much more! All are invited! Organized by the South Asian Society (SAS). There will be hilarious MC's, class acts, and a performance by the Graduate Association. Performance groups include Bhangra, Bollywood fusion, Raas, kala, as well as Sur et Veritaal. The event is free of cost. RSVP at the link given below.
Date: 13th November, 2015 (Friday)
Venue: Woolsey Hall
Food reception in the rotunda will start at 6:15 PM. $2 for samosas, pakoras and Insomnia cookies. Traditional South Asian attire is encouraged as there will be a photographer!
If you find yourself wanting to get up out of your seats and bust a move during the amazing dance acts in Roshni, here's your chance to dance the night away with SAS and all your friends to the beats of DJ AJ! Attend the Roshni Afterparty at Kelly's Gastropub: https://www.facebook.com/events/1640563146231257/
Tickets are $5 and can be purchased at the door.
Nrityanjali: Traversing India through the classical dances
Nrityanjali is a classical dance program that will witness many professional classical dancers of various Indian classical dance genre performing on stage at Harkness Auditorium in the Yale Medical School.
The event is free of cost, but some donation ($5-$10) are encouraged to bear the travel expenses of the artists from distant parts of USA.
Date: 21st November, 2015 (Saturday)
Time: 4.00PM - 7.00PM
Venue: Harkness Auditorium, Medical School Campus, 333 Cedar St.
If you want to know more about the event, please contact Dr. Ashok Chakraborty at email@example.com
How the semester went by..
SAGA as a team would love to organize more fun events like these, but to do so we need your feedback and suggestions. Please feel free to email us/post on our facebook page what you thought of the event(s) that you attended and what kind of events you would like SAGA to host in the future. All comments and suggestions would be greatly appreciated. Your encouragement would boost us to keep working hard and your suggestions will help us plan better.
With this, SAGA concludes its activities for this semester. We have many plans for the coming semester, so stay tuned! Have a happy festive season and a cozy winter!
If you wish to publicize any South Asia related event through our newsletter, please email us 2 weeks in advance.