The Indian American Chamber of Commerce (IACC) led Orlando’s official India Day Celebration in Downtown Orlando on February 25th, 2017. The day-long line up of excitement showcased the Indian culture and community including a well-attended Street Festival in front of the Amway Center. Through the IACC’s ongoing partnership with the Orlando Magic. The in-game cultural dancing and several private events were featured.
Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer officially proclaimed February 25th, 2017 as "India Day" in City of Orlando, recognizing the fifth annual India Day event as a celebration of Indian-American heritage, culture and music in Central Florida and in commemoration of India's Republic Day, which honors the date on which the Constitution of India came into force. The proclamation was delivered by Orlando Mayor's Office at the Amway during the India Day celebrations.
The IACC hosted Shilpa Shetty Kundra, a Bollywood actress and A model, who was the guest speaker at the IACC Fireside Chat. Shilpa was interviewed by Dr. Tejal Patel & Dr. Kavita Pattani at 3pm. The event was televised LIVE from the Amway Center to one million US viewers on TV Asia, an information and entertainment channel for the South-Asian community in North America.
Thank you for your participation at the 5th Annual India Day with the Orlando Magic. The Indian American Chamber of Commerce (IACC) led Orlando’s official Indian Republic Day celebration at the Amway Center with the bollywood star Shilpa Shetty Kundra and Orlando Magic.
Thank You to all the sponsors for their support. Thank you to our Live media coverage partner TV ASIA for broadcasting Fireside Chat with Shilpa Shetty Kundra.
Thank you to all the groups that performed at street fest, namely Layana Dance, Mrityun Dance Studio - Cool Cuties Group, Bollywood Fusion - Chote Sitare, Bengal Breeze, Little Pingas by Sharadalaya, Bollywood Fusion- Little Angels, Made in India group by Sharadalaya, ORUMA Malyalee Organizsation for Arts & Culture, LTR Junior, Bollywood Fusion - Rhythm & LTR Adults.
Thank you Natyatharu Dance academy fatastic pregame show,
Bollywood Dance Mania from Jacksonville & C-Studios for the magic Dancers choreography.
A special thank you Mr. Luis Martinez from who delivered Mayor Dyer’s India Day Proclamation; Comissioner Regina Hill & Orange County Property Appraiser Mr Rick Singh for your support and attendance to the India Day events.
Thank you all for making this such a GREAT great event. Indian American Chamber of Commerce would like to GREATLY appreciate all of the volunteers that helped make the INDIA DAY 2017 a great experience for everyone!
It was so great to see so many members being a part of this event and we hope to see them more involved at all future events. We appreciate everyone who came out and had a great time with us. And thank you, once again to ALL of the volunteers and participants who made our event such a great success. It could not have been done without them.
Jai Ho Magic, Jai Ho IACC, Jai Ho India Day.
Indian Chamber of Commerce
India Day 2017 Pictures