September 29, 2002, 11:00am - 06:00pm
Venue: Dickinson High School, Wilmington, DE.
Delaware Valley Marathi Mitra Mandal (DVMMM) will perform a "koli" (fisherwoman)
dance at the "IndiaFest 2002" organized by the Indo American Association
of Delaware (IAAD, http://www.iaadelaware.org).
This festival is on the 29th of September at the Dickinson High School
in Wilmington from 11 AM to 6 PM. There will be lot of activities
through out the day.
The dance will be performed by a group of seven dancers. It is a traditional
dance performed by the fisherman and women from the western coast of Maharashtra.
This dance is performed to a medley of five songs. The fisherfolks have
a special relationship with the sea. They worship the sea by offering coconut
and asking it to be calm so the fishermen are not endangered by the storms.
Please attend this function and help build a good relationship between
IAAD and DVMMM.