A kind reader reminded me that I hadn’t put up a Dandia calendar yet on this site. I’d been lazy about it since I thought there were several other references out there, but apparently it’s been useful. So here goes. Please let me know via comments if I’ve missed any.
SEWA Dandia: Sewa International USA presents an evening of Garba-Dandia with the melodious group of Dimple Patel. Free lessons for Dandia.
Subsidized food and drinks will be available.
All proceeds will go towards Sewa International service projects. Details can be found at sewausa.org.
Where:Milpitas High School Main Gym, 1285,Escuela Parkway, Milpitas, California, 95035
When: October 1, 2011 8:00PM to Midnight
Tickets: 10 $. Buy here. Children under 10 free.
Contact:Yagnesh Pathak Phone : 510-364-6095
IFDA Navratri Hungama 2011: IFDA is organizing a Dandia Raas and Garba night with live music by Ushma Vahia and troupe. There will be a garba/dandia workshop from 7:00am to 8:00pm followed by dancing until midnight. There will be lots of food and ample parking.
So come with your families and have fun right here in Evergeen, San Jose.
Part of the proceeds benefit Jeena, a non-profit organization in the bay area dedicated to serving special need kids and their families along with IFDA’s Special Need Peer Interaction Program that benefits middle school and high school volunteers right here in evergreen along with Special need kids.
When: Saturday, October 15 at 7:00pm – October 16 at 12:00am
Where: East Valley YMCA Gym.1975 South White Road ,San Jose ,CA 95148
SEF Dandia: The Sankara Eye Foundation’s Dandia event has been sold out every one of the last 7 years. Events start at 7 p.m.
When & where: September 24th, October 1st and October 8th: Santa Clara Convention Center. Music: PreetySha and Troupe.
October 15th: Alameda County fairgrounds, Pleasanton. Music: Dhol Baje Entertainment
Tickets at local stores and at sulekha.com.
Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org SEF Office – 1-866-726-5272 Inquiries – 408-658-0191 Sponsorships – 408-230-4698
SSF Dandia: Small Steps Foundation has a big Dandia night in Fremont every year. It is a kid-friendly event with music by Dimple Patel and her group. Dandia timings are 7:30p.m. to 11:45 p.m. Free dandia lesson in the first hour.
When: October 8th
Where: Centerville Junior High Schoo,l Fremont.
Tickets: Can be bought online at Sulekha.
Vibha Dandia: No info yet, but will update as and when it becomes available.
Induz Dandiya 2011: Start this festive season with Induz Dandiya 2011 with bay area’s most popular Dr. Sharvari Dixit and her troupe. First time ever in the Bay Area, Dandiya with spectacular Laser lights! Child care facility, ample parking, food, dandia sticks etc will be available. Proceeds from the event will benefit art and music programs for underprivileged/orphan children in India and US. For more information visit www.induz.org
Where: Centerville Junior High School, 37720,Fremont Blvd, Fremont, California, 94356
When: Sep 24 2011 7:30PM to 11:30PM
Contact: Ray Phone : 510-875-5006
Tickets: Adults 12, children 7. Early Bird – Adults 10, children 6.
Saratoga Dandia: The Annual Saratoga Dandia is a social event and an opportunity for families and members of the community to come together and celebrate with their friends and neighbors dancing to live music. LGS Recreation is proud and pleased to sponsor this outstanding community event with proceeds benefitting SUSD.
When: October 7, 8 p.m. onwards.
Where: Redwood Middle School, 13925 Fruitvale Ave, Saratoga, California, 95070