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IAC Holi Celebration 2016 – Postponed

Dear Patrons,

Due to inclement weather expected on 04/02/2016, we have decided to postpone the Holi celebration to a later date. The revised date is still under discussion, and will be communicated via mailing list at a later date.

We apologize for the inconvenience.


Team IAC

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IAC Holi Celebration 2016


Indian Association of Columbus invites you to celebrate Holi – “The festival of Love/ The festival of Colors”.
Venue: Clifty Park Shelter, Indiana Ave, Columbus, IN 47201
Date: Saturday, April 02, 2016
Time: 2 PM on wards
Activities include Open dance floor and playing with colors with family and friends.
Entry is Free. Please extend this invitation to friends within the community.
Gulaal (color powders) will be served until they last. Light Indian refreshments will be provided.




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IAC Bollywood Rhythms 2016

Indian Association of Columbus Welcomes you all to the Musical event, Bollywood Rhythms, an event where vocalist and instrumental show their talent with scintillating music. Theme for this year is “India through Ages”.
Time: Saturday, April 16th, 6 PM on wards
Venue: Auditorium, South Side Elementary School (1320 W 200 S, Columbus, IN)
Ticket Price: $5 for adults and free entry for kids 12 years and below.
Tickets can be purchased through or by searching the event on home page.
Please note to bring in paper or electronic print of ticket or any valid ID card to the venue.
Snacks will be available for purchase at the venue.
Interested performers may register using this link:
For any questions related to performance, please write to IAC “




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IAC Table Tennis 2016

Indian Association of Columbus invites you to take part in 2016 annual Table Tennis Tournament to be held at Donner Center on March 13th, 2016.

Men’s Singles (Beginners)
Men’s Singles (Intermediate)
Men’s Singles (Advanced)
Men’s Doubles
Women’s Singles
Women’s Doubles
Kids (under 14) Singles

Fee: $6 for Singles and $10 for Doubles
Registration using Here is the link
Deadline for Registration: Mar 11th, 7 PM

Venue: Donner Center, 739, 22nd Street.

Event Date: March 13th, 2016.


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IAC Badminton 2016


IAC will host the Badminton 2016 tournament as per the following details :

1. Date : 02/27/2016
2. Day : Saturday
3. Venue: Ceraland Gymnasium
4. Time : 3pm – 6pm

We will post the sign up link shortly.

Team IAC

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IAC Diwali 2015 – Event Information

Indian Association of Columbus (IAC) invites you to IAC Diwali 2015 events. This year we will also have Diwali Day event with interesting competitions.

Event: Diwali Day 2015
(This is the first year IAC is going to have IAC Diwali Day Event and will be conducting ‘Rangoli’ and ‘Dessert’ competitions. Please gear up to show your talent.)

When: Saturday, 7th Nov 11 AM – 1 PM
Where: North Large Group Instruction Room, North High School [1400, 25th street]
Registration link:
Registrations close on: 04 Nov
No registration fee

Event: Diwali Night 2015
When: Saturday, 7th Nov 5 PM – 9 PM, gates open at 4.00 PM
Venue: North High School [1400, 25th street]. Performances in Auditorium and Dinner in Cafeteria
Interested volunteers can register at


Information on Ticket Purchases

We have limited number of tickets under each category due to limitation of auditorium seating capacity and we will stop selling tickets once our limit is reached without any prior notice. Tickets may not be available for sale at Gate.

Below are ticket prices for this year:

Category Type Cost Before 11/02/2015 Cost from 11/02/2015 (Only if Available)
Adult’s Ticket Performance & Dinner (12 yrs & up) $15 $20
Adult’s Ticket Performance Only (12 yrs & up) $10 $15
Kid’s Ticket Performance & Dinner (4 -11 yrs) $8 $13
Kid’s Ticket Performance Only (4 -11 yrs) $5 $10

*Entry free for kids below 4 years. All participants are required to purchase tickets.



Purchasing Tickets Online

Tickets can now ALSO be purchased online at or by searching for event ‘IAC Diwali 2015’ on

Note: Please note that online ticketing website payment gateway is third party (Paypal) and it is secured. IAC does not have visibility to your financial information. Please bring paper or electronic print of ticket and valid ID card for admission at venue.


Purchasing Paper Tickets
Premchandra Jha – COM/IOB
Manoj T Bhagwat – COB/Sears
Niraj Desai – GOB/State Street
Divakar Rajmohan – CTC/CEP
Babu Nagiligari – Others


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IAC Diwali 2015 & Ethnic Expo Volunteering

Hello All,

Indian Association of Columbus (IAC) invites you to perform at the IAC Diwali 2015. Please register at the below link with the details of the performance. You may contact us at if you have any questions about the facilities available at the auditorium or any queries about the event in general.

Diwali Performances Registration Form

WhenSaturday, November 7th

WhereNorth High School Auditorium

Registration Link:

Ethnic Expo Reminder

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

WhenFriday, 9th Oct and Saturday, 10th 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: at



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Upcoming IAC events and Volunteering details for Ethnic Expo


IAC would like to congratulate all FIFA PS3, Cricket, Tennis, Volleyball, Throw ball tournaments players and Summer Fest event performers. Special thanks to all audience for your presence and support during Independence Day celebrations and Summer Fest event. All event photographs and videos are available on Facebook and Youtube

This communication is to give you heads-up and also help plan your participation in upcoming IAC events…Ethnic Expo, Dandiya and Diwali. Detailed information will be published separately for individual events. Please visit IAC webpage for up to date information on events and also like us on Facebook to get instant updates.

Gentle reminder, IAC will be hosting India Food Booth at Columbus city Ethnic Expo. We need your help and support. There are a plenty of volunteering opportunities:
– Help at booth (Food sales and serving)
– Help at booth (Food preparation)
– Help at booth (Logistics)
– Help with preparation of dishes [Ingredients will be given along with a complementary food coupon]

If you are interested to volunteer, please register at Cummins employees can log EEEC hours for Ethnic Expo as well.

Finally, congratulations to Columbus Got Talent performers and best wishes to all of you for Ganesh and Bakrid festivals, enjoy the festive season and upcoming fall break.


Summary  :

  1. Ethnic Expo will be held on October 9 – 10. IAC will have a booth at the event on both days.
  2. Diwali to be held at November 7  evening 5pm @ North auditorium.
  3. Dandiya night to be held on November 21 evening 7pm @ Parkside auditorium

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IAC 2015 – Volleyball & Throwball Finals

Dear All,


We have Throw ball Finals, Volleyball Finals and Third position for Volleyball games today. All games will start by 6.15pm. We also have prize distribution at the end of finals and snacks will be provided to the players. Request all the playing teams to be on time.


Finals Volleyball will be played for Best of 3 with each 21 serve points

Finals Throw ball will be played for Bets of 5 with each 25 rally points

Third position Volleyball will be played for Best of 3 with each 15 serve points


See you all at Clifty. Cheer up for the playing teams.

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India’s 69th Independence Day Celebrations

The Indian Association of Columbus invites you to join us in celebrating India’s 69th Independence Day. Activities for the event include flag hoisting, singing the national anthem, games and quiz for kids and adults.
There is no entry fee for this event. Light refreshments will be served.
Date: Saturday, August 15th, 2015
Time: 1:30 PM – 3:30 PM
Location: Schmitt Elementary School Cafeteria, 2675 California St, Columbus, IN 47201 [Near North High School]
Flyer 1 - August 15

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