Belfast Indian week celebrations and competition 22-29 June 2013


The exotic sights, sounds and aromas of India are coming to Belfast for the city’s first India Week. Venues throughout the city will play host to a wide range of events for all the family. From a bustling Indian bazaar at Belfast City Hall to animal quizzes at Belfast Zoo, from cricket matches at Woodvale Cricket Club to Indian dance classes at Culturlann and Crescent Arts Centre, there is something for all ages and interests.

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Event highlights include:


India Week family Indian bazaar
Come to Belfast City Hall on Saturday 22 June for workshops, including dance, massage and henna tattooing. There will also be entertainment throughout the day.
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India Week film Taare Zameen Par (Like Stars on Earth) on the BIG Screen
Soak up the atmosphere of this Hindi-language film with English subtitles. It tells the story of a young boy whose sense of adventure and fun lead him into trouble and a new life at boarding school.
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India Week music and dance Indian dance classes
A number of classes are taking place throughout the week for the young and young at heart to get to grips with the beauty and intricacy of Bollywood and Indian dancing.
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India Week food A taste of India
Whether you want to learn to cook authentic Indian meals, watch the experts do it, or go to one of our many fine Indian restaurants, food lovers will be spoiled for choice during India Week.
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India Week exhibitions Mackie’s
Men of steel
The Grand Opera House plays host to this unique exhibition detailing how one man’s engineering genius created a dynasty and a global brand name that originated in Calcutta in 1955 and is still thriving today.
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India Week arts and crafts Art workshops
Explore your artistic side at a number of free events taking place throughout the city. Learn some of the history behind the traditional art forms as you get creative.
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India Week sports and active Anyone for cricket?
From absolute beginners to seasoned players, everyone is welcome to test their skills with local coaches at our cricket event.
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India Week talks Lunchtime talks
Unlock Linenhall Library’s India archives and see the unique artefacts they hold. Or find out more about our links with India at the Public Record Office of Northern Ireland. These are just two of the talks taking place during India Week.
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