“If Winter Comes, Can Spring be far behind?” RANA Celebrates arrival of Spring

PADHARO. RANA President Naveen C Shah (second from left) with Andy Goenka (extreme left), Kanak Golia (third from left) and Harshad Bhatt (extreme right) - ready to welcome guests.

MELVILLE, NY (TIP):The Spring Festival Celebrations organized by RANA, March 26 saw more than 1000 people from many Indian Communities gather together and celebrate the festivities under one roof.

RANA continues to be a trendsetter by organizing this one of a kind event titled – ‘GLAMOUR WITH HUMOUR’-  a combination of a Fashion Show, Dance Performances and Standup Comedy & Poetry held in the Tristate area for the first time.

Impressive classical dance performance by renowned Bollywood & TV actress Prachee Shah Pandya
Impressive classical dance performance by renowned Bollywood & TV actress Prachee Shah Pandya

Speaking on the occasion, RANA President, Naveen C Shah mentioned that “As part of meeting the organization’s charitable objective of caring for orphans, the RANA Board has decided to adopt 1000 children in orphanages in India over their lifetime and support them for all operational expenses including food, shelter, clothing and educational requirements. We need $250,000 to achieve this objective and I urge all those present to donate generously to this noble cause by contributing financial and intellectual resources to achieve this goal.”

A spectacular Fashion Show with the trendiest, glamorous and latest styles by leading designers with stunning & gorgeous models choreographed by Nishi Bahl of Panache Entertainment interspersed by electrifying dance performances by students of Arya Dance Academy arranged by Shilpa Jhurani entertained the packed audience. A classical dance performance by renowned Bollywood & TV actress – Prachee Shah Pandya and standup comedy and satirical poetry recitals by renowned poets and comedians from India, moderated by the incomparable Master of Ceremonies – Shailesh Lodha and his team of poets – Dinesh Kumar, Mahendra Kumar & Vishnu Dayal Saxena were the highlights of the evening. Attendees were also seen  enjoying shopping in the exhibitions area – ‘Basant Ritu Bazaar’ featuring designer clothing, fashion jewelry, ethnic foods and artifacts & handicrafts from India Traditional Indian & Rajasthani cuisine catered by Mint Caterers was a great attraction with the visitors. Hospitality was provided by Hilton Huntington Long Island, Decorations by Exclusive Events, Sound & Light by DJ Parminder and Video and Photography by 3D Digitals.

RANA could justly be proud of adding another memorable event to its long list of unforgettable events.

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