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IAC Holi Celebration 2014

The festival of Holi brings with it the spirit of togetherness and good cheer. And the joy doubles when we celebrate it with friends, family and loved ones.

Indian Association of Columbus invites you to celebrate Holi - the festival of colors and have fun to some music, masti and colors.

Come join us in this celebration at the Clifty Shelter on a beautiful warm Sunday this weekend.

VenueClifty Park (Main shelter)

Date: April 13, 2014 (Sunday)

Time: 2 PM – 5 PM


Gulaal (powdered colors) and light refreshments will be served until they last.

Please RSVP latest by April 10th and let us know that you are coming by signing up in the below link. The signup link is just for an estimate and is not mandatory for attending. 

Signup Link - 

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IAC Sur Sandhya 2014

Greetings! The Indian Association of Columbus would like to invite you to the first ever musical event, Sur Sandhya 2014, where Columbus based vocal and instrumental artists will perform on Classical and Bollywood music.

The event is scheduled on the 29th March from 5pm to 7pm at the Southside Elementary School Auditorium. Limited number of tickets are available for this event and will be available on first come first served basis. Registrations for the event are open till 6pm, March 21, 2014.


Below are the details for this event :

Entry Fee: $2 per person (Entry will be free for children under 5 years of age). Gate tickets will be available for $5 and will be limited in number.

Venue: Auditorium, Southside Elementary School (1320 W 200 S, Columbus, IN)

Time: 5pm to 7pm (Gates open at 4:30pm and event will start at 5:00pm sharp.)

Refreshments/snack items will be available for Purchase after the event.


Tickets will be available at the following contacts from Friday, March 21:

Please contact, if you have any queries

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IAC Table Tennis 2014

The Indian Association of Columbus would like to invite you to participate in the fourth annual IAC Table Tennis Tournament 2014. Below are the details for registering for the tournament. So, fellow paddlers, we look forward to your participation in making this event successful.
Registration Link for the Tournament:
Registration Fees: $ 6 for Singles and $ 10 for Doubles (per team)
Hard Deadline to Register: Wednesday, March 12th, 5 PM
Event Date: Sunday, March 15th, 2:00 – 7:00 PM
Venue: Donner Center (739 22nd Street, near intersection of 22nd and Sycamore St.)

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India Republic Day Event – 2014

The Indian Association of Columbus proudly invites you to join us in celebrating the 65th Republic Day of our country. Activities include flag hoisting, singing the national anthem, games for kids and adults.


Date: Saturday, Feb 1st, 2014

Time: 3:30pm-5:30pm

Location: Donner Center (22nd & Sycamore)  [Google Map Link]

Entry : Free to All

Light refreshments will be served.


Please note that the venue is Donner Center.  DSI (where we used to have the events for past several years) has stopped renting its gym. Also due to unavailability of other venues, we could not organize the event during the past weekend.


Team IAC

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 IAC’s Dandiya Night on this Friday, 15th November. Please note that the venue is PARK SIDE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL.
During the later stage of the event, we will be playing hit Bollywood dance numbers. So join us for a night full of total fun!!!
Date: Friday, 15th November
Time: 7:30 PM to 10:00 PM
Venue: Park Side Elementary School
           1400 Parkside Drive, Columbus, 47201.
Entry: FREE!!!
Dandiya sticks will be provided and light refreshments will be served (free by IAC) till it lasts.


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IAC Diwali 2013

Tickets are on sale now for IAC Diwali 2013. Last date to purchase tickets is Monday, October 28, 2013. Provided tickets are available, the price of each category is subject to go up after October 28th.

What: Indian Cultural Performances and Dinner
When: November 2nd, 5pm onwards
Where: North High School Auditorium, 1400, 25th Street, Columbus (Note that the venue is different than that of last year’s Diwali event)

Ticket Prices

Adults Performance + Dinner (12 Years & up) $12
Adults Performance Only(12 Years and up) $7
Kids Performance + Dinner (5 yrs and up) $6
Kids Performance Only(5 yrs and up)/td> $3
Kids below 5 yrs — Free

Tickets Available at (Cash Only) :

Name Location
Mousumi Mukhopadhyay CEP
Rajib Panda COB
Vinay Swargam COM
Pragati Bhatnagar
Rajesh Garg FSP
Ankit Tarkas GOB
Shashi Singh
Niraj Desai
Maurya Modi CSS
Richa Salunkhe LHP
Bindi Mohan
Priti Patil
Apna Bazaar 1609 Cottage Avenue, Columbus, IN-47201

Official Poster


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IAC Booth at Ethnic Expo


The Indian Association of Columbus invites you to the India Booth at the Ethnic Expo. Come one, come all and enjoy the Indian delicacies!!!
What: Delicious Food…including Variety of Chaat (Samosa chaat, Dahi chaat), Pani Puri, Masala Dosa, Chicken Kabab…in addition to the traditional platters & desserts.
When: 11am to 10pm, Friday, 11th October & Saturday, 12th October
What: Masti – Bollywood Dance
When: 9:30pm, Friday, 11th October & Saturday, 12th October
Introducing Flavor of the session: Bringing to you one special dish per session. Come early and grab your plate. We will be serving the dish till the supplies last.
Friday, 11th October (from 6 PM till supplies last): Pav Bhaji
Saturday, 12th October (from 11 AM till supplies last): Idli-Vada
Saturday, 12th October (from 6 PM till supplies last): Misal Pav
India Booth at Ethnic Expo is located on Washington St. near the intersection with 2nd St., right opposite City Hall.

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IAC Diwali 2013 Performance & Ethnic Expo Volunteering

Indian Association of Columbus invites you to perform at IAC Diwali 2013. Please register at the link below with details of your performance. Contact for any questions on facilities available at the auditorium or any other questions related to the performance.

Diwali Performance Registration Form

Performance Registration Link:

Venue: North High School Auditorium

Date: Saturday, November 2nd 

Ethnic Expo Reminder

Please use the below link to sign up as a volunteer for the India Booth at Ethnic Expo.

WhenFriday, 11th Oct and Saturday, 12th Oct

Where2nd & Washington St (Opposite City Hall)

What: Volunteering for cooking food (prepared at home or cooking dishes on the spot) and Booth Volunteering

Registration Link:


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India’s 67th Independence Day Celebration

The Indian Association of Columbus proudly invites you to join us in celebrating the 67th Independence Day of our country. Activities include flag hoisting, singing the national anthem, games for kids and have invited few groups of kids to sing and dance during the event. There will also be a couple of performances by adults. Light refreshments will be served.

Date: Sunday, August 18th, 2013
Time: 3:30pm-5:30pm
Location: DSI Gym (2920 10th St)

Please join us with your friends and family to enjoy the national festival!


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IAC Volleyball and Throwball 2013 & Independence Day Celebration


We would like to thank our community for making the Summer Fest a huge success. In order to organize the event even better for you in the future, please let us know your feedback.
INDEPENDENCE DAY CELEBRATION: The independence day celebration will be held on August 18th at DSI. Please plan to attend this event with your friends and family. We will send out the details a week before the event.
VOLLEYBALL AND WOMEN’S THROW-BALL TOURNAMENT: Registrations are now open for the volleyball and women’s throw-ball tournament organized by IAC.
Location: Clifty Park
Start Date: August 12th, 2013
Registration Deadline: August 7th, 5 PM
Registration Link:
If you are interested in playing either volleyball or throw-ball but don’t have a team/ falling short of players. Please register at the link given below. We will try to get you in touch with others falling short or create a new team. Please note that this does not guarantee participation in the tournament.
Registering as an individual:


Team IAC

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