“Festival Of India” On October 6th At RPHS

Roselle Park’s fourth “Festival of India” is set for Saturday, October 6th, from 5 p.m. till 11 o’clock at night. The free annual celebration of Bharati heritage and culture will be at the Roselle Park High School (RPHS) gymnasium.

The cultural fair will have an expanded program that will include participation from the RPHS students and an education station. Additionally, a documentary about India and its varied culture will be showing continuously starting at 8 p.m.

The event will start with a sampling of traditional Indian food from 5:30 pm to 6:30 pm in the cafeteria.  At 7 pm, the festival will offer presentations which will be followed by “Garba” and “Raas”, traditional Indian dances in the gymnasium. Live music will be provided by Desi Beats Entertainment.

Sponsors and donors for the event include 7-Eleven on Westfield Avenue, Dunkin Donuts, the Indo-American Senior Association of Union County, Rita Pharmacy, Roselle Park 24/7, the Roselle Park Casano Center Association, the Roselle Park Education Association, Quality Auto Center, and VVR Developers LLC.

Anyone interested in sponsoring or anyone with more questions can call Casano Center Director Rupen Shah at (908) 245-0666.

Roselle Park High School is located at 185 West Webster Avenue.