01-26-2018 Consulate General of India, Chicago Celebrates 69th Republic Day with Gaiety and Fervor

Chicago IL: Consulate General of India, Chicago celebrated the 69th Republic Day of India on Friday, January 26, 2018 with great enthusiasm and traditional zeal. The Flag hoisting ceremony was held at the Consulate premises in downtown Chicago with an overwhelming participation of the Indian-American Community and Friends of India under the umbrella of the Consulate General of India, Chicago. The atmosphere at the venue was charged with feelings of patriotism and pride. The celebration kick started with the lighting of lamp by Consul General, Ms. Neeta Bhushan and Ms. Evelyn Sanguinetti, Lieutenant Governor of the state of Illinois. The Consul General welcomed the Lieutenant Governor by presenting her a bouquet. The fervour of patriotism picked up with the singing of Vande Matram by Ms. Prerna Arya, Teacher of Indian Culture. Thereafter, Consul General hoisted the National Flag followed by singing of the National Anthem of India. Consul General Ms. Neeta Bhushan also read out the address of the Hon’ble President of India. Lt. Governor Evelyn congratulated and conveyed her best wishes to the Consul General on behalf of the state of Illinois. The event concluded with a cultural program by the students from Team Ghunguru & Soorya Dance School who presented colourful Indian dances.

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01-21-2018 Musical Maestro Pritam Da Live Chicago! Expect the Unexpected!

Chicago, IL: On Sunday, Jan 21th, Launch of Pritam Live Chicago was hosted at the Thumka Grill in Schaumburg – Chicago, IL announcing the Launch of the much awaited and the historic North American Tour of Bollywood Musical Maestro Pritam Chakraborty dedicated to the cause of Opioid Epidemic awareness in America. “ Pritam – first Time ever tour in North America” A musical concert created by and around the musical Maestro Pritam Da, with more than 600 songs in 120 movies to his Credit, this tour will be the Biggest Bollywood musical journey North America has ever seen along with eight singers and extraordinary performers in seven cities across North America. “It is a Genuine Honor that Legendary Pritam Chakraborty is pledging this historic tour to the awareness of Opioid Epidemic Awareness, most of us are still unaware of this America’s #1 crisis and that it has reached as a national emergency as declared by our President. Numbers are only growing each year, unfortunately, we experienced 500,000 American deaths, and the awareness is essentials to reach to all our youth to refrain from drugs abuse. This Historic Bollywood Tour is a genius and a powerful approach to bring the awareness to […]

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01-13-2018 Telugu Association of Greater Chicago Celebrated Makara Sankranti and India Republic Day with Telugu Culture and Traditions

Makar Sankranti and Republic Day Celebration - Asian Media USA

Chicago: Telugu Association of Greater Chicago (First Telugu association in North America) celebrated Makara Sankranti and India Republic Day with Chicago land area Telugu families at the HTGC Rama Temple Auditorium, Lemont IL.The event was a grand success with an overwhelming response from the Telugu community with over 1000 guests in attendance. The event was conducted on 13th January, 2018 from 3:00PM to 10PM. TAGC Board has decided to do this event with all local talent promoting the Telugu culture, traditions and encouraged youth to preserve traditions. The response from the Telugu community was tremendous as per Membership committee chair Mr. Praveen Vemulapalli more than 1000 guests were attending the event even during the Cold climate in Chicago. On behalf of all TAGC, We wish all our community a happy Makara Sankranthi and advanced Republic Day wishes. The cultural programs included more than 30 programs with 330 local talents, followed by Chicago famous singers Praveen Jaligamagaru, Sailajagaru and Madhavi Merugugaru who entertained audiences with different movie songs. TAGC President-elect Ramu Billakanti garu welcomed and wished good health, prosperity and wealth to all the guests on behalf of President Jyothi Chintalapani garu. President garu thanked all Sponsors, Volunteers and encouraged to take membership by […]

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