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GOPIO Qld – India Day Fair 2015

Aug 15, 2015 @ 11:30 am - 8:00 pm

Free

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About India Day Fair
Join in the celebrations in our signature event – India Day Fair!
GOPIO Queensland proudly presents India Day Fair to commemorate the Nations’ Independence, 15 August 1947.
68 years ago, India attained freedom following an independence movement noted for largely nonviolent
resistance and civil disobedience from British rule. The Indian community living outside India celebrate India’s Independence Day to remember those whose sacrificed their lives for freedom of mankind.
India Day Fair now in its 5th year is a community event that brings the community together, the event will be
graced by local, state and Federal politicians and will have over 9 hours of non-stop cultural items to showcase traditional and contemporary India.

The annual event held at Roma Street Parkland showcases Indian culture, food, music, fashion etc
in a fair (festival) atmosphere and attracts crowds of over 11,500 in 2014 (based on Council numbers from 2014, projections are for a much higher attendance in 2014, estimated over 15,000).

The main stage will have famous Indian cultural and Bollywood dances (including free Bollywood Dance sessions), performances on traditional Indian instruments including Tabla, Sitar and Dholak. The amphitheatre main stage will also include live band and dance performances with special guests, the high class of entertainment will be enjoyed by Indians and locals alike. A variety of stalls will be selling sumptuous Biryani, Samosas, Jalebis and many more delicacies.

Being a non profit organisation, GOPIO Queensland rely significantly on the generous support of sponsors to assist in the costs involved in organising such an event.
India Day Fair offers sponsors a wonderful opportunity to market their products and services to a niche audience.
* Held in a premier location – Roma Street Parklands
* Expected crowd between 15,000 – 18,000
* Looking at the numbers in a single day, it is a great investment for small / medium / big businesses
* Targeted age group of participants (children, teenagers, couples, families) – Indian as well as
expats and local crowd
* Attended and supported by political groups – local as well as regional
* Attended and supported by BCC & Qld Government
Register your interest TODAY to get maximum coverage and mileage for your sponsorship dollar.

For sponsorship Contact Usha Chandra 0419 775 416 or Vivek Chopra 0424 579 039

Details

Date:
Aug 15, 2015
Time:
11:30 am - 8:00 pm
Cost:
Free
Website:
https://www.gopioqueensland.org/