Come celebrate the South Asian New Year at the Zilker Hillside Theater on Saturday, April 12, 2014, from 12 p.m. – 8 p.m. The South Asian New Year Festival, or “Pohela Boishakh,” is a free annual outdoor celebration showcasing the culture and diversity of South Asia. Now in its thirteenth year, The South Asian New Year Festival draws more than 5,000 people each year.
The Hillside Theater Stage will feature live dance and music performances along with authentic programs highlighting the colorful diversity of South Asian Culture. Offstage, visitors will be enticed to enjoy the wonderful foods and merchandise available in the Bazaar. With food, ethnic clothing, jewelry, crafts, henna and more, this festival has all the ingredients to represent the rich tapestry of South Asian Culture.
The City of Austin has temporarily banned public gatherings. Please stay home. The Free Fun in Austin calendar is only for live digital events at this time.
South Asian New Year Festival
Image credit: South Asian New Year Festival