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9.00 am - 5.00 pm
PBD New York 2007 - Engaging the Diaspora: The way forward
Organized by the Ministry of Overseas Indian Affairs, OIFC and the Confederation of Indian Industry, PBD New York, is the first international Pravasi Bhartiya Divas. The days sessions will range from education and health to investment and infrastructure. The event will be inaugurated by Mr. Pranab Mukherjee, Minister of External Affairs, GOI. More details
Venue: Pier Sixty, Chelsea Piers, 23rd Street and Westside Highway New York, NY10011
Organisers: CII, Ministry of Overseas Indian Affairs, OIFC
Panelists: Vayalar Ravi, Minister for Overseas Indian Affairs, Nirmal Singh, Secretary, MOIA, Ambassador Ronen Sen, Sam Pitroda, C K Prahalad, Sunil Bharti Mittal, Thomas Abraham, Chairman, GOPIO International and others who are instrumental in creating a place for India on the global map today.
Agenda: Click here to download the agenda
Entry: By Registration
11.00 am
Inauguration of Photo Exhibition "Incredible India by Steve McCurry" hosted by the National Geographic Channel.
Venue: The Bryant Park Hotel - 40 West 40th Street New York, NY 10018
Organisers: Ministry of Tourism
Entry: Entry to Inaugural by Invitation. Free Entry from 1200 hrs. onwards
12.00 noon - 9.00 pm
India @ The Park
Display and demonstration of Indian handicrafts and handlooms, folk dances, Bollywood live, fashion shows, fusion music and more. More details
Venue: Bryant Park, behind the New York Public Library, midtown Manhattan, between 5th and 6th Avenues.
Organisers: CII, Ministry of Tourism, Ministry of Textiles, Ministry of Commerce
Entry: Free
2.30 pm - 3.30 pm
Panel Debate on "Cherishing Democracy, Sharing Prosperity", moderated by Mr. Tim Sebastian and organised by BBC World
Venue: Grand Salon at Jumeirah Essex House, 160 Central Park South, New York, New York 10019
Organisers: Ministry of Tourism
Entry: By Registration
5.30 pm - 5.45 pm
Inaugural Ceremony of Incredible India@60
Venue: Avery Fisher Hall, Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, Inc. 140 West 65th Street, New York, NY 10023
Organisers: Ministry of Culture
Entry: By Invitation
5.45 pm - 6.45 pm
Drums of India
Specially Choreographed Production of Dances of India (Kathakali & Theyyam, Odissi, Kathak, Bharata Natyam, Kuchipudi & Manipuri) naugural Ceremony of Incredible India@60
Venue: Avery Fisher Hall, Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, Inc. 140 West 65th Street, New York, NY 10023
Organisers: Ministry of Culture
Entry: By Invitation
6.45 pm - 7.30 pm
Reception hosted by Experience India
Venue: Avery Fisher Hall, Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, Inc. 140 West 65th Street, New York, NY 10023
Organisers: Experience India
Entry: By Invitation
7.30 pm onwards
Dinner and Performance by Amjad Ali Khan
Venue: The New York Public Library, 5th Avenue and 42nd Street, New York, NY 10018
Organisers: CII
Entry: Closed Event
Full Day
Sand Sculpture of Taj Mahal
Venue: Port Authority Bus Station, 42nd Street, 8th Avenue
Organisers: Ministry of Tourism
Entry: Free
   
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