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Atlanta’s Gokuldham Haveli’s cultural program ‘Namaste-2023’ held with gusto

March 2023
Atlanta’s Gokuldham Haveli’s cultural program ‘Namaste-2023’ held with gusto

Non-stop performances by 100 children of Gokuldham Vidyalaya kept over 400 spectators enthralled for three hours with their performance of various incarnations of Lord Vishnu in attractive costumes.

The annual cultural program ‘Namaste-2023’ was held in January with gaiety at Gokuldham Haveli in Buford, Georgia. The program was held in Gokuldham’s Jagadguru Hall, with more than 100 children of Gokuldham Vidyalaya along with 30 

AT_11_03_23.jpgvolunteers of the youth group participated after a month of practice to the appreciation and applause of the dignitaries and the audience.

[Left] Gokuldham Vidhyalaya’s kids performed Lord Vishnu’s Narsih Avatar

Gokuldham Chairman Ashok Patel and Executive Secretary Tejas Patwa congratulated all the artists for their hard work and dedication. Gwinnett County District Attorney Austin Gatson, Lawrenceville City Councilmember Austin Thompson, and former Gwinnett County Commissioner Marlin Foscue were among the dignitaries present at the event.

[Right] Gokuldham Vidhyalaya kids performed Lord Vishnu’s Matsya Avatar.

AT_12_03_23.jpg​The performances were on the themes of Ramayana, Mahabharata, and Bhagavad Gita, through classical dance, Bollywood dance and an evergreen Bollywood finale. The children presented a vivid performance of Lord Vishnu’s Varaha avatar, Matsya avatar, Narasimha avatar, Kurma avatar with attractive costumes. Kksha Patel and Mouli Shah of Gokul Nrityaraj Academy performed Bharat Natyam dance.

[Left] Gokuldham Youth Group has performed mesmerizing dance.

Gokuldham Vidyalaya, along with religious and spiritual activities, is offered every Sunday to help children stay connected with their Indian heritage.

—By Divyakant Bhatt

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