KALAI Celebrating India’s 78th Independence Day 2024

🇮🇳Celebrate the Spirit of Freedom: India’s 78th Independence Day🇮🇳

KALAI cordially invites you all to come together to celebrate the anniversary of our nation’s freedom. Let us all express our heartfelt gratitude and salute the brave martyrs who sacrificed their lives for India’s freedom.🙏

Please note that this is a public event open for everyone.

📅 Date and Time: Saturday, 17th August 2024, 14.00 to 19.30

🏡 Venue: Sølystskolen Egå Havvej 5, 8250 Egå

The celebration will include the following activities.

  • Cultural Performances: Enjoy patriotic dances, music, and drama/skit.
  • Patriotic Songs: Sing along to your favorite national songs.
  • Inspirational Speeches: Hear from esteemed guests and community leaders.
  • Fancy Dress: Witness Kids and adults dressed up as Freedom fighters/Kings/Queens who contributed to India’s independence.

You can send entries for below:

  • Skit: 15-20 mins
  • Dance (group/solo): 5 min max
  • Singing (group/solo): 5 min max
  • Fancy Dress for both adults and kids

Entry Fee: (Note that Entry fee is non-refundable)

(Includes Entry fee + Tea + Snacks + Dinner)

  • 125 Kr. for Non KALAI members
  • 100 Kr. for KALAI members  
  • 60 Kr. for kids (7-12 years) (Only accompanied with adults)
  • 100 Kr. for Youth (12-18 years) and Students against valid student Identity card. 
  • Free entry for children up to 7 years old (Only accompanied with adults)

Payment mode: Online booking only.

Parking: Venue has a good amount of free parking. You can also park in a residential area near by Venue. 

Outside food/drink: It is strictly prohibited to bring any food/drink from outside. 

Alcohol: Consumption of alcohol in/around the venue area is strictly prohibited.

It would be really nice if not only the kids but their parents can also come dressed in the traditional dresses of their states and demonstrate the true meaning of Unity in diversity.

Please share the event details with your friends so that we all celebrate together, feel patriotic and be proud of our nation.

Looking forward to celebrating this beautiful celebration with you all 🙏😊


Registration

Please register here to avoid last minute rush. Entry will be allowed only on pre-booking.

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People coming to the event:

Adults (KALAI Member): x 100 DKK
Adult (Non-KALAI Member): x 125 DKK
Youth (12-18 years) & Students: x 100 DKK
Kids (7-12 years): x 60 DKK

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KALAI Sasya Utsav (Lohri/Bihu/Pongal) 2024

The festival of harvest.

🌾🌾SASYA UTSAV 2024🌾🌾

After the grand success 🙌 of last year’s SASYA UTSAV, KALAI is back again with “ SASYA UTSAV 2024: The Festival Of Harvest ”. KALAI is very delighted to invite you all to this harvest festival which is celebrated across India under various names.

Here is a glimpse of our last year Sasya Utsav: https://youtu.be/O69Ts1aB6AQ?si=CsU_DcVg4wKh79Yk

 Event highlights : 

🔥Lohri and dance around Bonfire

💃🕺Regional group dance performances

😋Regional food stalls

 🎯Games🎯

🧒🥻👗Kids Fancy dress

Regional dance performances  would be one of the biggest attractions of the Saya Utsav Event. But this time the event’s showstopper would be “Fancy dress for Kids”.  KALAI invites all the children participants to come dressed in the beautiful ethnic dresses of their state/region and be a part of our Fancy dress Show. If you are interested in performing a Regional Group dance based on Sankranti songs/folk dance from a particular state or would like to present a small skit depicting how Sankranti is celebrated in your state, then please send your entries to events@kalai.dk on or before 20th December. Please include a brief description of the performance, number of performers, their names and the duration. 

📅 Date : 20th January 2024

Time : 15.30 – 20.00

🏠 Venue: Salen, Rudolf Steiner-Skolen, Strandvejen 102, Aarhus C.

Entry Fee: (Note that Entry fee is non-refundable)

  • 65 Kr. for Non KALAI members, 
  • 50 Kr. for KALAI members (Non-transferable), 
  • 40 Kr. for Youth (12-18 years) 
  • 40 Kr. for Students against valid student Identity card. 
  • Free entry for children up to 12 years old (Only accompanied with adults). 

Payment mode: Mobilepay, Credit/Debit Card or Cash payment available at the venue. Please pay for registration while making your booking.

Food stalls: Food can be purchased from the food stalls at the venue. If you are interested in keeping your food stall then please contact us on email events@kalai.dk or Whatsapp/SMS on +45-50119200. 

Parking: School has a good amount of free parking. You can also park in a residential area near by school. 

Outside food/drink: It is strictly prohibited to bring any food/drink from outside. 

Alcohol: Consumption of alcohol in/around the venue area is strictly prohibited.

It would be really nice if not only the kids but their parents can also come dressed in the traditional dresses of their states and demonstrate the true meaning of Unity in diversity.

Looking forward to celebrating this beautiful festival with you all 🙏😊


Registration

Please register here to avoid last minute rush. Entry will be allowed only on pre-booking.

Registration is closed. We are fully booked. On-The-Spot Entry is also not possible due to limited capacity of the venue.

Kindly do not come to the venue without pre-booking. We will not be able to accept more entries and your entry might be denied.
Thanks for your co-operation.
Regards,
KALAI

KALAI Diwali Utsav 2023

🪔✨Diwali Utsav 2023✨🪔

KALAI is thrilled to announce “Diwali Utsav” (Festival of Lights) for the very first time! KALAI invites you all to come together to celebrate Diwali with joy, laughter, and warmth. It’s the perfect time to cherish the company of friends, indulge in delicious Indian cuisine, and light up our lives with the glow of diyas.🪔

The event promises:

👩‍🎤 Cultural performances🕺

💃 Desi fashion show 💃

🤤Mouthwatering food stalls😋

 🎯Games🎯

To add an extra layer of vibrancy and cultural richness to our Diwali Utsav, we invite you to come dressed in your most exquisite traditional attire. Whether it’s a stunning saree, a dapper kurta, or any other beautiful Indian outfit, this is your chance to showcase your style and be part of our Desi Fashion Show!🤩

If you are also interested in performing Group dance or Group song, or any other exciting group performance, please send your entries to events@kalai.dk latest by 6th November 2023. Please include a brief description of the performance, number of performers, their names and the duration.

Venue:  Skovvangskolen, Skovvangsvej 150, 8200 Aarhus N.

Date/Time: Saturday 18th Nov 2023 from 16:30 till 20:30

Entry Fee: (Note that Entry fee is non-refundable)

  • 65 Kr. for Non KALAI members,
  • 50 Kr. for KALAI members (Non-transferable),
  • 40 Kr. for Youth (12-18 years)
  • 40 Kr. for Students against valid student Identity card.
  • Free entry for children up to 12 years old. 

Payment mode: Online payment through credit/debit/Dankort/MobilePay/ApplePay/GooglePay while making your booking. MobilePay will be used for stall payments. Other payment options like Credit/Debit Card or Cash payment are available for the food coupons (Only when you do not have Mobilepay).

Food stalls: Food can be purchased from the food stalls at the venue. If you are interested in keeping your food stall then please contact us on email events@kalai.dk or Whatsapp/SMS on +45-50119200. 

Parking: Standard (Private & Kommune) paid/free parking available around the venue. 

Outside food/drink: It is strictly prohibited to bring any food/drink from outside. 

Alcohol: Consumption of alcohol in/around the venue area is strictly prohibited.

Let’s shine together in our traditional best and make this Diwali Utsav a true celebration of Indian culture and fashion! ⭐

Looking forward to seeing you all decked up in your splendid attire.


Registration

Dandiya Fiesta 2023

KALAI welcomes you all to “Dandiya Fiesta 2023“. 

Join Us for a Dazzling Dandiya Night!

It is time to grab your Dandiya sticks and get ready to dance the night away!

KALAI would like to invite all of you to “Dandiya Fiesta 2023” to light up the night with vibrant colors, rhythmic beats and mouthwatering food.

Savour delicious Indian cuisine, delectable snacks and drinks at our food stalls to refuel your energy for non-stop dancing.

Let’s Dance, have Fun , enjoy Food and celebrate Navratri. 

Dandiya is a traditional folk dance performed during the nine days long festival called Navratri (Nine nights). Dandiya is usually performed in a group with decorated wooden sticks, which are used as props.

 If you have no experience with Dandiya dance, don’t worry all you need to bring is charm to dance and a big appetite.

Venue: Skovvangskolen, Skovvangsvej 150, 8200 Aarhus

Date/Time: Saturday 14th Oct 2023 from 16:30 till 19:30

Entry Fee: 50 Kr. for Non KALAI members and 40 Kr. (20% discount) for KALAI members. Children below 12 years old have free entry.  Note that Entry fee is non-refundable.

Payment mode: Mobilepay, Credit/Debit Card or Cash payment available at venue. Please pay for registration while making your booking.

Food stalls: Food can be purchased from the food stalls at the venue. If you are interested in keeping your food stall then please contact us on email events@kalai.dk or Whatsapp/SMS on +45-50119200. 

Dandiya sticks: We have limited numbers of Dandiya sticks available at the venue. If you have one then please bring along with you.

Parking: Standard (Private & Kommune) paid/free parking available around the venue. 

Outside food/drink: It is strictly prohibited to bring any food/drink from outside. 

Alcohol: Consumption of alcohol in/around the venue area is strictly prohibited.


Registration

Please register here to avoid last minute rush. Entry is based on pre-booking only. If you come directly to the venue then entry might be denied.

Registration is closed. We are fully booked. Please do not come to the venue without pre-booking. Thanks for your co-operation.

Celebrating Indian Independence 2023

CELEBRATING INDIA’S 77TH INDEPENDENCE DAY

Freedom in the mind,
Faith in the words,
Pride in our souls, 
Let's come together to salute the Nation on this Independence Day!

KALAI would like to invite all members and non members (with a fee of 50kr.) to celebrate India’s unity and spirit of patriotism along with an opportunity to express ourselves.

Following are planned activities:

  • Solo, duet or group Singing/Dancing/Playing instruments on patriotic songs. 
  • Ethnic dress for both kids and adults portraying a freedom fighter. 
  • Skits or short plays. 
  • Poetry related to the theme. 

Program Date : 19th August 2023 from 14:00 to 20:00

Location: Skovvangskolen, Skovvangsvej 150, 8200 Aarhus

This event is for KALAI members however you have a possibility to invite your guests. Entry for members is free. There is a fee of 50 Kr. for guests. Kids below 18 years are free however they can come to the event only with an adult.

Please register latest by 13th August 2023.

If you are not a KALAI member yet, you have an opportunity to perform in the event by sending their entries to events@kalai.dk. Last date for sending entries is 25th July. We have limited numbers of performance slots. 

Hurry up! Please share and pass the event details to your friends so that we all can celebrate India’s Independence day together.

For any queries, please write to us on events@kalai.dk or Whatsapp on +45-50119200.

Looking forward to seeing you all on 19th August 2023.

All members and non-members need to register using the form below.


Please register yourself, kids and your adult guests.

Registration is closed. Entry without pre-booking is restricted.

Sasya Utsav 2023

The festival of harvest.

For the first time KALAI is coming up with an exciting event for celebrating Lohri and Sankranti in Aarhus. KALAI takes immense pleasure in inviting you all to celebrate “Sasya Utsav 2023: The festival of harvest”. 

This harvest festival is widely known in India as Makar Sankranti and is celebrated with different names in different states. In Punjab and Haryana it is called Maghi and is observed the next day after Lohri , Assam : Bihu , Tamilnadu: Pongal , Gujarat: Uttarayan, Uttar Pradesh and Bihar: Khichdi Sankranti, Andhra Pradesh: Pedda Panduga and likewise celebrated in many other states with many beautiful names.

Main attraction of the event is Lohri and bonfire celebration followed by cultural performances representing our beautiful and diverse Indian states. We have also arranged food stalls representing Indian states and they would sell Sankranti special food.

Venue: Salen, Rudolf Steiner Skole, Strandvejen 102, 8000 Aarhus C.

Date/Time: Saturday 14th Jan 2023 from 15:30 till 20:00

Entry Fee: 50 Kr. (20% discount for KALAI members). Children below 12 years old have free entry.  Note that Entry fee is non-refundable.

Venue Capacity: Can accommodate up to 250 people.

Payment mode: Mobilepay, Credit/Debit Card or Cash payment available at the venue. Please pay for registration while making your booking.

Food stalls: Food can be purchased from the food stalls at the venue. If you are interested in keeping your food stall then please contact us on email events@kalai.dk or Whatsapp/SMS on +45-50119200. 

Parking: School has a good amount of free parking. You can also park in a residential area near by school. 

Outside food/drink: It is strictly prohibited to bring any food/drink from outside. 

Alcohol: Consumption of alcohol in/around the venue area is strictly prohibited.


Registration

Please register here to avoid last minute rush. You can also come directly to the venue as well however entry might be denied based on place availability.

We are sold out completelly. Please do not come to the venue if you don’t have prebooking.

Dandiya Night 2022

KALAI welcomes you all to “Dandiya Night 2022“. 

Let’s Dance, have Fun , enjoy Food and celebrate Navratri. 

Dandiya is a traditional folk dance performed during the nine days long festival called Navratri (Nine nights). Dandiya is usually performed in a group with decorated wooden sticks, which are used as props.

 If you have no experience with Dandiya dance, don’t worry we will be having a workshop for all of you. All you need to bring is charm to dance and a big appetite.

There will be food stalls with a variety of Indian foods.

We have special arrangements for the people who are having Navratri Fasting. Please select the checkbox in the form below if you are interested in a special food box. 

Venue: Aarhus International School, Dalgas Avenue 12, 8000 Aarhus C

Date/Time: Saturday 1st Oct 2022 from 18:00 till 20:30

Entry Fee: 50 Kr. for Non KALAI members and 40 Kr. (20% discount) for KALAI members. Children below 12 years old have free entry.  Note that Entry fee is non-refundable.

Payment mode: Mobilepay, Credit/Debit Card or Cash payment available at venue. Please pay for registration while making your booking.

Food stalls: Food can be purchased from the food stalls at the venue. If you are interested in keeping your food stall then please contact us on email events@kalai.dk or Whatsapp/SMS on +45-50119200. 

Dandia sticks: We have limited numbers of Dandia sticks available at the venue. If you have one then please bring along with you.

Parking: Standard (Private & Kommune) paid/free parking available around the venue. 

Outside food/drink: It is strictly prohibited to bring any food/drink from outside. 

Alcohol: Consumption of alcohol in/around the venue area is strictly prohibited.


Registration

Please register here to avoid last minute rush. You can also come directly to the venue as well however entry might be denied based on seats availability.

Online registration is closed now.

Please reach to the venue “Aarhus Internation School, Dalgas Ave 12, 8000 Aarhus” for the event. Entry will start from 5:30PM.

Ramleela 2022

KALAI welcomes you all to experience our great Indian Epic Ramayana in “Ramleela 2022“. 

Experience the unique theater experience and get inspired by the life of Shri Ram ( रामचंद्र ).  The act is based on the famous Indian epic Valmiki Ramayana (वाल्मीकि रामायण ). It will be presented by the local artists.

 Shri Ram – श्री राम (also known as Ramachandra – रामचंद्र ) is son of Ayodhya king Dashrath (दशरथ ) and descendant of Lord Sun (सूर्यदेव ) and seventh avatar of Vishnu (विष्णु ). His wife Sita (सीता ) daughter of Janak (जनक ), brother Lakshman (लक्ष्मण) & Bharat (भरत), Soorpnakha (सूर्पणखा),  exemplary devotee (भक्त ) Hanuman (हनुमान), vanar sena (वानर सेना ) and Ravan (रावण) are some important characters in the epic Ramayana.

Venue: Gellerupscenen, Gudrunsvej 78, 8220 Brabrand. Google map link: https://goo.gl/maps/zEXsxGV984neoWES6

Date/Time: Saturday 29th Oct. 2022 from 15:00 till 17:30

Entry Fee: 50 Kr.

  • Please Note :
    • The dialogues of the play are in Hindi, but there would be an English narration to explain different phases of the play.
    • 20% discount (40 Kr.) for KALAI members and kids under 12 years.
    • Parents of kids, especially below 8 years, are expected to ensure that their kids are seated quietly during the entire show and avoid any kind of disturbance for other guests & artists.
    • Kids below 4 years gets free entry provided they sit with their parents (on their lap)
    • Entry fee is non-refundable.

Payment mode: MobilePay, Credit/Debit Card or Cash payment available at venue. Please pay online for registration while making your booking.

Food stalls: We are trying to arrange food stall. We will post updates later on.  

Parking: Private (City Vest) & Kommune free parking available around the venue. 

Outside food/drink: It is strictly prohibited to bring any food/drink from outside. 

Alcohol: Consumption of alcohol in/around the venue area is strictly prohibited.


Registration

Please fill the registration form below. It will help to avoid last minute rush. You can also come directly to the venue as well however entry might be denied based on seats availability.

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KALAI Sasya Utsav 2022: The festival of Harvest

Hello All,
It is winter and festival time so many of us are busy with Christmas dinner and very soon will be busy celebrating New Year as well.
KALAI is extending this celebration time and planning to celebrate “Sasya Utsav: The festival of Harvest”. In Indian we celebrate this festival with different names. like Punjab & Haryana : Lohri or Maghi, Asaam : Bihu, Tamil Nadu : Pongal, Gujarat : Uttarayan, Utter Pradesh & Bihar : Khichadi Sankranti, Bengal & Maharashtra & Karnataka & Odisha : Makar Sankranti etc.
Our celebration will be on Saturday, 15th Jan 2022 from 14:30 til 19:30 in Folkestedet, Aarhus. Venue is for max 98 person. There will be entry fee for Members 40 DKK and non-members 60 DKK per person. Children Below 12 years are free. Children above 12 years need to pay 20 Kr for members family and 30Kr for non-members family.
Please register here to mark your availability