Bengali New Year Festival | April 19

Bengali New Year Festival 2014

The Bangladesh Association of Greater Austin presents the Bengali New Year Festival, Saturday, April 19, from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. at Fiesta Gardens. The festival showcases the historically rich, colorful culture of Bangladesh featuring traditional foods, dress, indigenous arts and crafts, and live musical and dance performances of Bangladesi and international cultures. #Free Admission and Parking #Austin #ATX

Fiesta Gardens
2100 Jesse E. Segovia Street
Austin, TX 78702
 

South Asian New Year Festival @ Zilker Hillside Theater | April 12

South Asian New Year Festival 2014

Photo Credit: Photo Credit: The Texas Bengali Cultural Alliance | South Asian New Year Festival

The South Asian New Year Festival is an annual outdoor celebration showcasing the historically rich, colorful culture and diversity of South Asia featuring live music and dance performances, traditional foods, indigenous arts and crafts, and more. Saturday, April 12 | 12 p.m. to 8 p.m. | #Zilker Hillside Theater. #FREE #Austin #ATX

Zilker Hillside Theater
2201 Barton Springs Road
Austin, TX 78746
 

HOLI Festival of Colors @ Radha Madhav Dham | March 15

Radha Madhav Dham celebrates Holi, the Festival of Colors, on Saturday, March 15, from 2-8 p.m. Holi, also known as the Spring Festival marks the arrival of spring. During Holi, people gather together to playfully throw colored powder on one another in good-natured fun, sing and dance in joyous celebration, and enjoy delicious foods. This year’s festivities include Indian dance and other cultural performances, kid games and prizes, a petting zoo, and more. #Austin #ATX

JKP Radha Madhav Dham
400 Barsana Road
Austin, TX 78737
 

Global Divas WorldBeat Party @ One-2-One Bar | March 6

WOBEON Global Divas March 2014

Join WOBEON (World Beat Online) for its GLOBAL DIVAS WORLDBEAT PARTY at One-2-One Bar on Thursday, March 6, from 7:30 p.m. – 1 a.m. Lineup includes Julie Slim & Rendez Vous (jazzed up French tunes), Paula Maya (Brazil-infused performance), Amanda Kitchens (soulful Americana), Naga Valli (Eastern Soul) and a special international guest. Free with RSVP on Eventbrite until March 5 at Midnight, or $7 cover at the door. Free Parking and happy-hour drink specials. #Austin, ATX

One-2-One Bar
1509 S. Lamar Blvd., Suite 600
Austin, TX 78704
 

Institute of Texan Cultures Celebrates the Year of the Horse at the 27th Annual Asian Festival | San Antonio | Feb. 1

Asian Festival San Antonio 2014 Flyer

The Institute of Texan Cultures in San Antonio invites you to celebrate the Year of the Horse at the 27th Annual Asian Festival on Saturday, Feb. 1, 2014, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. The annual festival celebrates the Chinese New Year and the diverse Asian community of Texas with a lion dance parade, music, cultural performances, cooking demos, fashion, crafts, authentic Asian-American foods and more. #SanAntonio #ChineseNewYear

Institute of Texan Cultures
UTSA HemisFair Park Campus
801 E. César E. Chávez Blvd.
San Antonio, TX 78205
 

City of Austin World Music Series | East-Indian Soul with Naga Valli @ Asian American Resource Center | Jan. 18

AARC Naga Valli Jan 2014

The City of Austin World Music Series presents an evening of East-Indian Soul featuring Naga Valli on Saturday, January 18, 2014, at the Asian American Resource Center. Doors at 7 p.m. | Performance from 7:30-9 p.m. #Free and open to the public. #Austin #ATX

Asian American Resource Center
8401 Cameron Road
Austin, TX 78754
 

Diwali GivingFest 2013 @ Asian American Resource Center | Nov. 16

Peek into Indian culture and traditions at Diwali GivingFest 2013, Sat., Nov. 16, 2013, from 4-8 p.m. at the Asian American Resource Center. The festival program includes Bollywood music, a fashion show, the AusIndian Idol competition, dance performances, a Silent Auction and vendor booths. #Austin #ATX #Free

Asian American Resource Center
8401 Cameron Road
Austin, TX 78754

Diwali Festival of Lights | San Antonio | Nov. 2

Diwali San Antonio 2013

Experience the festive tradition of India that symbolizes the victory of good over evil at Diwali, Festival of Lights, San Antonio on Saturday, Nov. 2, 2013, from 5-10 p.m. in HemisFair Park. DiwaliSA is the only city sanctioned event of its kind in the nation attracting more than 15,000 people from all over the state of Texas. The festival includes a Parade of States, folk dances, Diya floats, fireworks, a handicrafts bazaar, henna tattoo artists and Indian cuisine. #SanAntonio #DiwaliSA  #Free

HemisFair Park
306 S. Alamo Street
San Antonio, TX 78205
 

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Diwali Festival of Lights @ Central Market North | Nov. 2

Image Credit: Naga Valli

Image Credit: Naga Valli

Celebrate Diwali Festival of Lights at Central Market North on Sat., Nov. 2, 2013, from 6-9 p.m.  Live music by Naga Valli Ensemble. Dance performance by the Diya Project, an India folkloric and Bollywood inspired dance company . #Austin #ATX #DiwaliAustin #DiwaliATX #Free

Central Market North Lamar
4001 N. Lamar Blvd.
Austin, TX 78756
 

Mahatma Gandhi’s Birthday Celebration @ Central Market Westgate featuring Naga Valli Ensemble and Diva Dance Group | October 4

Central Market Ghandi Birthday Oct 2013

Mahatma Gandhi’s Birthday Celebration at Central Market Westgate on Friday, Oct. 4, 2013, features the Naga Valli Ensemble (6:30 p.m. and 8 p.m.) and Diva Dance Group (Bollywood/Folk) (7:30 p.m. and 8:40 p.m.) #Austin #ATX #ATXMusic #Free

Central Market Westgate
4477 S. Lamar Blvd.
Austin, TX 78745