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Talent show raises $11,500 for Sewa projects in India : sewa bharathi, sewa international

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source: indiatribune


By Girish Naik Washington DC: Over 300 people attended the “Talent for Charity” cultural program organized by Keertana Pariwar at the Durga Temple in Fairfax Station, Virginia, on March 12. The program raised more than $11,500 for Sewa International’s development initiatives in India. “We are very happy to see such a great turnout at the event and even more excited about the funds we could raise for Sewa projects in India,” said Sheela Rao, one of the organizer from the Keertana Pariwar.  Rao also mentioned that Keertana Pariwar has organized this event for the ninth year in a row to support different charities. This year’s event saw the highest turn out as well as the largest amount of funds raised. The program included 24 different cultural performances by more than 50 performers. The performances ranged from bhajans by children to energetic Bollywood dances.  The audience supported all the performers with enthusiastic cheering and listened intently du…