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Serving Fairfield and Westchester

Upcoming Events

Announcements

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09/18 to 12/11
All About India

Registration is open for ICC's new children's cultural literacy program.

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09/25/22
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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09/28/22
Senior Reunion Lunch

Catch up with old friends and meet seniors new to the area at India Avenue at noon.

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10/16/22
My Daughter My Inspiration

Lessons on leadership and resiliency with Panera Bread CEO Niren Chaudhary 

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10/20/2022
Building Happier Kids 

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

Co-sponsored with Eagle Hill.

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11/05/22
ICC 10th Anniversary Gala

Celebrate Diwali AND ICC's 10th anniversary!  

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11/10/22
ICC Speaker Series

With Suketu Mehta and Karan Mahajan.  7:00 pm 

Details to Come
ICC Tenth Anniversary Gala to Feature Shoba Narayan

Shoba Narayan, a trailblazing Broadway actress, will perform at ICC's Tenth Anniversary Gala on November 5.  Shoba is currently in the starring role of Princess Jasmine in Aladdin. She will originate the lead role of Simran in Come Fall in Love – the DDLJ Musical in San Diego this fall and on Broadway in 2023.  Shoba made her Broadway debut opposite Josh Groban in  Natasha, Pierre and the Comet of 1812, starred as Eliza Hamilton in the national tour of Hamilton and in 2020 appeared on Broadway as Nessarose in Wicked.

ICC Teens to contribute to Connecticut's AAPI curriculum

ICC is partnering with the Advanced Pedagogy Curriculum Lab run by UConn's Asian and Asian American Studies Institute on the development of stories that will inform the state of Connecticut's mandated AAPI curriculum. Students in middle school and up will be the storytellers. The four- to five-month project will culminate in an exhibit and community event showcasing the stories.

ICC's First HoliFest was a huge success!

Over 700 people registered to join the Holi festivities at Roger Sherman Baldwin Park on May 14. Read Greenwich Times' colorful coverage.

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.

Have you Visited ICC's YouTube Channel

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

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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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.

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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.