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India's Independence Day

When: Thursday, August 15, 2013 5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Where: Nyumburu Center : Hall
Event Type(s): Special Event

It has been 67 years since India got its independence. This 15th of August, India will celebrate the 67th Independence Day. It is a day when we have to remind us of the hardships taken by our brave freedom fighters and also celebrate our unity in cultural diversity.

DESI has been celebrating India's Independence Day at the University of Maryland College Park for the past 10 years. This year too, keeping our tradition, we have organized an Independence Day event to celebrate our rich and diverse culture. The following is a brief schedule of the program:

Date: Thursday, 15th August 2013

Venue: Nyumburu Cultural center

5.30pm @ Nyumburu Amphitheater: Flag Hoisting followed by a Memorial silence for 7 Indian soldiers brutally killed in the recent attacks in Kashmir by Pakistan army.

6.00pm onwards @ Nyumburu Cultural Center: Colorful Indian Cultural program

Delicious Indian snacks will be served after the event!

Website: http://www.studentorg.umd.edu/desi/Events/id2013/

Ticket Information:
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Available at: Free and open for all
Website: http://www.studentorg.umd.edu/desi/Events/id2013/

For more information, contact:
Abhinav Mishra
DESI
+1 301 379 4190

www.studentorg.umd.edu/desi/Events/id2013/




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