Chicago IL: AAA Entertainment organizes another memorable Cultural Extravaganza – More than 1100 people attended the spectacular Garba organized by AAA Entertainment on September 28 at Monty’s Elegant Banquets in Bensenville, Illinois. Beautifully decorated with colorful lights, beautiful Bollywood music and the fashion bazaar were the special attractions of the event.
AAA Founder and President Amit Vatal accompanied, Anoop Mamtani of Atlantic travels and Hemi Patel and other community leaders started the program with traditional lamp lighting followed by musical performances. AAA Entertainment and Atlantic Travels team, began the evening by offering a prayer. The starting was with famous garba songs along with remixes by Hitesh Master Nayak and his team.
The program commenced with rhythmic live music including Drum and Dhol beats of orchestra and vocal choral by Nayak. Garba dance started by the participants moving in clockwise fashion around the goddess Durga’s representation. The whirling dancers, clapped hands, and later added distinct sound of wooden sticks struck together in perfect harmony by toe tapping music and people, especially ladies including small girls wearing colorful dress. Tempo of dance picked up gradually as time progressed.
The evening was full of rhythmic traditional Garba music with equally passionate and high energetic performance by the swirling dance around Maa Shakti. There were participants of all ages of men and women, enjoying and celebrating the memorable evening. Many in the audience, especially ladies of all ages wore very colorful and traditional dresses for this special occasion.
After the brief break and Aarti, the festive music of Dandiya-Raas commenced with the participants that lasted beyond midnight. AAA Entertainment has been organizing memorable events in Chicago land to promote Indian culture to new generations and encourage involvement from many other ethnicities.
“The Board of Trustees, Executive Committee Members and Volunteers made amazing efforts and efficient planning including proper attention towards the security, safety of each participants and parking arrangement” said Vatal. Vote of thanks was expressed by board members to all participants, sponsors and staff of Monty’s Elegant Banquets.
Another attraction of the event was the hours long fashion bazaar. There were various booths at the bazaar ranging from designer apparel and jewelry to satellite services, banking products and books.
Speaking at the event, Amit Vatal of AAA Entertainment said that such festivities carry a message of unity and brotherhood to a new generation born in this country. He also thanked the audience and volunteers for their hard work and dedication.
The packed auditorium rocked with non-stop dancing by the young and the old, which lasted for hours. The event concluded in the wee hours of morning highlighted by devotional Arti of Mataji.