Serving Fairfield and Westchester

Upcoming Events

Announcements

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Postponed
A Lesson in South Asian American
History

Especially for kids in middle and high school, a time capsule of South Asians' experiences in America.

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05/14/22
HoliFest

FOOD, MUSIC, DANCING, KIDS CRAFTS AND A COLOR THROW. The biggest Holi party in our area.

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To be Scheduled
The Sky is Pink

A special movie event with Panera CEO Nerin Chaudhary and his wife, Aditi, the subjects of the film.

Details to Come
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08/21/2022
Independence Day Picnic

SAVE THE DATE and celebrate India's 75th Independence Day Anniversary!

Details to Come
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September
Building Happier Kids 

Practical advice to help you and your kids cope with the unworldly stresses of today.

Details to Come
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11/05/22
ICC 10th Anniversary Gala

Celebrate Diwali AND ICC's 10th anniversary!  

Details to Come
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MISSION

India Cultural Center is a non-profit organization that celebrates the arts
and culture of India. 

Our mission is to foster inclusion by educating and engaging the community in Indian culture.

ICC Announces HoliFest Signature Sponsor

MyIvyAlly, an admissions counseling and tutoring service has signed on as the Signature Sponsor of HoliFest 2022. MyIvyAlly was founded by Harvard grad Ritu Shah.  ICC welcomes MyIvyAlly to ICC's family.

Kal Penn launches ICC Speaker Series

Kal Penn, actor, White House Staffer, and now author, spoke to an audience of over 150 at the Greenwich High School Performing Arts Center on March 7.  News anchor and women's leader, interviewed Kal.  The GHS South Asian Heritage Club co-promoted the event. Read more . . .

Connecticut Humanities awards ICC $21,800 grant 

CT Humanities, the statewide, nonprofit affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH), awarded ICC its largest grant to date:  a $21,800 grant that will help ICC reestablish itself and expand its reach following the pandemic.

ICC Announces new Speaker Series

ICC's Speaker Series will bring boldfaced names in entertainment, journalism, literature, business, medicine, the arts and other fields to Fairfield and Westchester counties. It will also feature influential individuals from the local community. ICC Speaker Series is made possible with the generous support of Blanca and Sunil Hirani.

ICC Children presented The Ramayana at Ferguson Library

Twenty-one children ages 5 to ten presented The Ramayana, a play within a play at Ferguson Library on Saturday, November 13.  The performance was part of Ferguson's week-long Diwali celebration.  To watch the videorecording of the play, visit ICC's YouTube Channel.  

Indra Nooyi is Guest of Honor at ICC's Ninth Annual Gala

Indra Nooyi, former Chairman and CEO of PepsiCo, was ICC's Guest of Honor and featured speaker at ICC's Ninth Annual Gala Benefit on October 30 at the Hilton Stamford Hotel.  Senator Richard Blumenthal, Congressman Jim Himes, and State Representative Harry Arora also attended.

ICC Independence Day Picnic Pictures

Thank you to the nearly 150 guests for making ICC's Independence Day picnic a big success.  Photos from the 2021 event are on ICC's Celebration page.  

Meet local podcaster Ami Thakkar

Greenwich newcomer Ami Thakkar is the host of an eponymous podcast,Tuckered Out, with Ami Thakkar.  Ami interviews South Asian trailblazers to hear how they figured it out.  Ami recently interviewed Rajiv Satyal, who headlined ICC's Comedic Relief in November 2020, Zarna Garg who provided laughs over Family TV Dinner time, and author Alka Joshi. Check them out.

If you missed ICC Virtual Fine Art Show watch the very informative Opening Night event hosted by Wright Harvey

Meet six of the seven featured artists from ICC's February/March 2021 Virtual Art Show, learn about their techniques and what inspired them at the fascinating Opening Night Reception. 

Have you Visited ICC's YouTube Channel

ICC's YouTube channel includes Bollywood exercise videos, recorded webinars, interviews, and more.  VISIT NOW.

ICC Thanks the Contributors to its First-Ever Fundraising Campaign

The cancellation of ICC's annual gala, its one fundraiser, created an income gap in 2020. ICC thanks the 49 generous donors who contributed $73,153.  

ICC Booklist for Children 

Divya Shenoy and Veda Swaminathan, Greenwich High School students, have compiled a booklist for kids 0-18 that explores the topics of race, cultural awareness, and self-esteem.  You can find the booklist HERE.

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Support has been provided to India Cultural Center from CT Humanities (CTH), with funding provided by the Connecticut State Department of Economic and Community Development/Connecticut Office of the Arts (COA) from the Connecticut State Legislature.