The celebration a culture of colors, dance and song was the Festival of India held at the Roselle Park High School. Dancers swirled and flowed in a circular motion around the gym to the beat of songs sung by Varsha Joshi .
What does one expect when they enter an Indian Festival? An eyeful of bright, captivating color of traditional garb with the scent of traditional Indian cuisine flowing throughout from traditional delicacies that were served with an array of spices offering a sensation for every pallet to enjoy.
Later, audiences would enjoy and be in awe of traditional dance from young performers from the Shivalay Dance Academy and Aditi Dance School.
Rupen Shah, Director of the Casano Community Center gave thanks to all the volunteers, the support of Mayor and Council, the vendors and entertainment. Rupen noted that 600 people were in attendance making it a wonderful success!
Roselle Park High School Principal Sara Costa, who joined in the dance, took part in the evening’s activities. “I love that we are here with a wonderful gathering of the Indo-American community. It’s the first of many more heritage nights here at the high school."