Seattle Center Programs
Utsav – South Asian Performing Arts Festival October 9-10, 2010
Namaste Utsav is a Festival of Music and Dance of India that Ragamala has been presenting since 2004. Utsav promotes the understanding and appreciation of the performing arts of India and neighboring countries among communities that are not familiar with them. It also serves as an outlet for local creative talents in the diasporic community of East Indian heritage in the Metropolitan Seattle area to honor the festival traditions during this time of the year. Presented by Ragamala.
Did you know?
THE INDIAN ‘NATIONAL’ (FLAG) COLORS ARE:Orange, White and Green. MOST POPULAR FOODS: Rice, fish, curried chicken, spiced vegetables, lintels in different forms, Naan (bread), sweets. GREATEST SOURCE OF CULTURAL PRIDE: World’s largest democracy, pride of ancient cultures and tolerance. LIVELIHOOD: Traditionally to present, agriculture and spices (pepper, ginger, cloves and nutmeg); manufactured textiles, electronic high-tech goods and automobiles.