OHMKara successfully concluded ‘Seven states, seven cities’ tour of Gujarati literature, humor and poetry program, “An evening with Ankit Trivedi”, in the US from February 26 to March 12. This was the fourth consecutive year where OHMKara organized a Gujarati literature and poetry program in their sincere efforts to promote Gujarati language, heritage and culture outside of India.
OHMKara team member Dr. Tushar Patel welcomed the renowned poet, writer, columnist, TV and stage anchor Ankit Trivedi who performed in the wonderfully choreographed and his exceptional poetry style mesmerized the audience in Houston, Rochester-NY, Chicago, Cleveland, Maryland, Connecticut and New Jersey.
Trivedi performed for more than two hours in his superb language and poetry and covered various current topics and discussed typical life style and common practices of Gujaratis which kept the audience engaged and entertained throughout the evening in a delighted mood.
OHMKara, under the visionary leadership of Pinakin Pathak and team members Dr. Tushar Patel, Nishil Parikh, Kalpana Mehta, Deepak Trivedi and Ashish Mehta once again worked as one team, one mission and organized flawless events throughout the country.
OHMKara is now getting ready for one of the biggest Gujarati music concerts with sugam, lok sangeet, drama and poetry all in one, an experience like never before with renowned artists from India in 10 cities in the US in August and September.
More than 15,000 Gujaratis enjoyed the musical journey which was organized by OHMKara with renowned Bollywood singer Parthiv Gohil, two living legends of Gujarati music Gurang Vyas and Purushottam Upadhyay, renowned poet Ankit Trivedi and Margi Hathi, along with several young and versatile singers and musicians from India. The shows were held in Chicago, Cleveland, Dallas, Houston, Austin, Atlanta, New Jersey, New York, Connecticut, Detroit and Maryland. OHMKara and their team under the leadership of Chairman Pinakin Pathak believes in promoting and bringing Gujarati heritage, language and literature via musical or poetry evening outside of India since its inception in July 2013.
The tour concluded with a grand finale event held March 12 at TV Asia Auditorium in Edison, New Jersey, where more than 300 people attended. TV Asia Chairman and CEO H.R. Shah was felicitated by team OHMKara with a shawl and Ganesh statue to recognize H.R. Shah’s three decades of community service to promote Gujarati language, culture, heritage and art in the world via television and other media and his recent selection to receive the Padma Shree.