Dandiya Garba Raas, the hugely popular and most awaited program of the year, organized by Rotary Club of Madras in association with Nippon Paint during Navaratri festival is scheduled for Sunday, 25th September ’11, 7.30 pm onwards at Hotel Taj Coromandel, Nungambakkam. Well known jeweler, Mehta Jewellery and builder, Arun Excello have also joined hands with the Rotary Club of Madras to help in raising funds for club’s various community service projects. There will be a live web cast of the program on www.rotaryclubofmadras.in. With many prizes up for grabs, Dandiya Garba Raas promises to be a night that will be remembered for a long time.
There will be various prizes for different competitions in many categories like Best dancing couple, Best dancing Male & Female, Best dressed couple, Male & Female, Child and many more. The prizes include watches from Helvetica, Stay at Radisson Resort GRT, Gift coupons from Europa, ITC Gift hampers, Nokia handsets from S R Trading Co, Gift Coupons from Poppat Jamal and many more etc. So, ladies and gentlemen, get on to your ethnic Chaniya Cholis and Dhoti-Kurtas and get set to dance with fun and vigour!
The mood, the attire and traditional live music are so upbeat and vibrant that every year, Dandiya Garba Raas attracts every one both young and old. The Taj Coromandel will layout a special authentic Gujarati vegetarian cuisine ranging from Dhokla, Patra, Oondhiya, Thepla, Marcha na Bhajia, Muthia, Bajra ni Roti, Tamatar nu Shaak to name a few. There are many competitions for the participants and loads of prizes!
Navratri is an auspicious occasion that commemorates the worship of the Divine Mother Goddess and her numerous manifestations. It is the time of the year, when one fasts all day and dances non-stop the night through. Rotary Club of Madras, gives to the people of Chennai, an opportunity to savour the festival in its finest form.