THUNDER BAY – Volunteers of the Krishna Culture Festival of India raise money for charity by sharing their love for Indian dance, music, drama and food . They present an evening of exotic entertainment followed by delicious vegetarian refreshments on Tuesday, July 19th,2011, at Marina Park in Thunder Bay. These artists are from USA,Canada,and India.
Dance and Drama: Young dancers resembling lotus flowers perform Bharata-natyam, a classical south Indian temple dance. Using intricate hand gestures, dance movements and facial expressions, the girls tell a story about a divine lover and beloved, accompanied by intricate rhythm and melodies. Bharata-natyam is said to be the embodiment of music in visual form, a ceremony and an act of devotion.
Kirtan Music: Dancers and actors join with accomplished devotional singers and musicians to transport you on a musical journey across time, into a transcendent realm of sacred mantras where every word is a song, every step a dance. A meditative soundscape of incantations chanted by yogis in previous ages includes the maha-mantra, the great chant for deliverance.
Delicious Vegetarian Refreshments:The guests are served delicious vegetarian refreshments of savories, sweets and nectar drink in the theatre lobby, created by gourmet chefs. The food is prepared with love and is served as a complimentary gift to all who attend.
Exhibits on : India – Another World: Exquisite photos of the architecture, art, and cultural and natural phenomenon that proves India to certainly be ‘another world’.
Transcendental Art: It is said that ‘one picture is worth a thousand words’, in the case of these works of artistry, each piece represents a literal volume of supernatural narratives.
The Science of Reincarnation: Drawing references from scientific studies, Biblical and literary works and eastern traditional sources, this conclusive information opens the vistas of its viewers to fresh perspective on their own lives, past, present, and future.
Vegetarianism, The Higher Taste: Boldly presenting the health, economic, and ethical benefits of vegetarian cultures and diets. The dramatic contrasts to livestock and animal slaughter industries, and undeniable data and statistics bring home the vital message of the immediate need for reevaluating life styles that ignore the value of life itself.
Food For Life: Outlining international food relief efforts, this presentation tells absolute success stories. From poverty stricken third world countries to war torn scenes of destruction to affluent urban areas’ needy such as the aged and homeless, Food For Life Global fills the emptiness in all respect.
Illustrated Bhagavad Gita: Pages of the 5000 year old classic are enlarged and enhanced with photographs and paintings to greet the inquisitive with the highly revered conclusions of the most comprehensive presentation on yoga ever published. Based on Bhagavad-Gita As It Is.
Books on Yoga and Meditation: Book and reference booths.
Spiritual Fashions/ Gift Shop: Garments, accessories, souvenirs, cards, posters, beads, incense and other paraphernalia.
Children’s activities: Facilitating local talents including face painting,henna tattoing, contests and competitions,inflatables castole rides.This canopy is for the young and the young at heart.
Please don’t miss this unique first ever culture event in Thunder Bay on On July 19th, Tuesday 2011,Marina Park, Thunder Bay.From- 4 to 9 PM.
Entrance by Donation ( Suggested donation $ 10 per person.) More information is available at www.tbayfest.org or call 807-684-6591