Cultural Journey: India

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August 17-20, 2017 – Experience the Inspiring Culture of India

The Cultural Journey: India, Presented by Lilly will feature a culturally inspired opening night event with Bollywood dancers and a world premiere film screening at the Indiana Historical Society. Over the four-day event, a collection of seven films from India will be hosted by Heartland Film. The event will also include special events, music, food, traditional attire and a special tour of the Indianapolis Cultural Trail. Event highlights include a traditional Indian gala, a bicycle tour of the Indianapolis Cultural Trail, a yoga class, and a special VIP reception honoring special guests from India. The event is made possible by The Margot L. and Robert S. Eccles Fund, a fund of Central Indiana Community Foundation.

Tickets Now On Sale

Read the official press announcement.



VIP Passes

Experience the Journey with a VIP Pass

With a Cultural Journey: India VIP Pass, you have access to:

  • – One ticket to all seven events & screenings throughout the Cultural Journey
  • – A VIP reception before the Opening Night Extravaganza & Traditional Indian Gala
  • – Reserved seating at every screening throughout the Cultural Journey
  • – Complimentary open bar access at the Opening Night Extravaganza, Traditional Indian Gala, and “A Suitable Girl” Screening & After-Party
  • – Double the amount of purchased Cultural Journey raffle tickets

A limited amount of VIP Passes are available at $500 each, so be sure to get yours while supplies last!

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Dress Code

Opening Night Extravaganza & “You Are My Sunday” Screening (Thursday)
Business Casual or Indian inspired attire

Traditional Indian Gala & “Ventilator” Screening (Friday)
Business Casual or Indian inspired attire

All other events
Casual/Comfortable


Schedule & Information

Special Guests

  • – Neeta Bhushan, Consul General of India
  • – “A Suitable Girl” Directors Sarita Khurana and Smriti Mundhra
  • – “Ventilator” Producer, Dr. Madhu Chopra (Purple Pebble Productions)
  • – Hannah Fisher, International Film Programmer
  • – Therese Hayes, International Film Programmer

 

Event Venue

  • Indiana Historical Society
    450 W Ohio St, Indianapolis, IN 46202

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17aug6:30 pm- 10:15 pmOpening Night Extravaganza & “You Are My Sunday” Screening6:30 pm - 10:15 pm Indiana Historical SocietyPresented by: LillySeries:Cultural Journey: India
18aug1:00 pm- 3:00 pm"Siddharth" Screening1:00 pm - 3:00 pm Indiana Historical SocietyPresented by: LillySeries:Cultural Journey: India
18aug6:30 pm- 10:30 pmTraditional Indian Gala & “Ventilator” Screening6:30 pm - 10:30 pm Indiana Historical SocietyPresented by: LillySeries:Cultural Journey: India
19aug10:00 am- 4:00 pmLive Adventurously on the Cultural Trail & “Half Ticket” Screening10:00 am - 4:00 pm Indiana Historical SocietyPresented by: LillySeries:Cultural Journey: India
19aug6:30 pm- 11:00 pm“A Suitable Girl” Screening w/ Directors Sarita Khurana & Smriti Mundhra6:30 pm - 11:00 pm Indiana Historical SocietyPresented by: LillySeries:Cultural Journey: India
20aug10:00 am- 2:30 pmIndia Day on Monument Circle10:00 am - 2:30 pm Monument CirclePresented by: India Association of Indianapolis, Inc & Indianapolis Sister Cities InternationalSeries:Cultural Journey: India
20aug1:00 pm- 3:00 pm“A Billion Colour Story” Screening1:00 pm - 3:00 pm Indiana Historical SocietyPresented by: LillySeries:Cultural Journey: India
20aug4:00 pm- 5:45 pm"Hotel Salvation" Closing Night Screening4:00 pm - 5:45 pm Indiana Historical SocietyPresented by: LillySeries:Cultural Journey: India
29aug7:00 pm- 1:00 amHFF at the JCC: "Tyrus" Screening7:00 pm JCC IndianapolisPresented by: Heartland Film & JCC IndianapolisSeries:HFF at the JCC

Thank You Sponsors

LillyThe Glick Fund

 

 

 

 

 


CurrentIndian Association of IndianapolisJohn & Chichi GuyBollywood Beats

 

 

 

 

Lilly India NetworkGregory Hancock Dance TheatreSondhi Solutions

 

 

 

 


Indy Yoga MagazineF.C. TuckerAsian American Alliance, IncEverhart StudiosN. Clay & Amy Robbins
 

 

 

 


India Café

Chapati

Briyani House

India Palace

Rene’s Bakery

Flag and Banner Company

Gadi Boukai, Broker/Realtor, F.C. Tucker

Desi Fusion

Hops & Fire

Indiana Permanent Cosmetics

Naval and Neelu Sondhi

Chandru and Nandini Sundaram

Anoop and Rani Sondhi

Jimmy & Sonia Barona

Indianapolis Motor Speedway

National Bank of Indianapolis

Naga & Satya Chalasani

Griffith Family Foundation

Sreemala Murthy

Aparna Satheesan Hari, Samyoga School of Dance

Dr. Anindita Sen, Nrityangan

Anitha Srikant, Nriyanjali Dance School

Archana Thaker, Aradhana Institute of Dance

Anita Lerche

Anisha Mahenthiran

Benny the Dhol guy