SHAMA, Inc. A nonprofit 501(c)3 organization
Jagdish Chander
2460 Crescent Court, Plover WI 54467  (715) 341-1538
Classical Indian dancer
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Events

Festival of India || Portage County Cultural Fest || Diwali and Holi celebrations


SHAMA, Inc. sponsors events in Wisconsin for three purposes. The first is to educate people about the culture of India. Second, to raise money for our projects in India. Third, to have fun!


Dancer twirlingThe 30th Festival of India will be on Saturday, October 7, 2017

The Festival will present activities, performers, speakers, a bazaar, and a wonderful Indian meal. Hundreds of people attend the Festival each year, and everyone has lots of fun while learning about India and seeing old friends.

                              For a retrospective of past festivals, click here.



The Portage County Cultural Fest offers another opportunity for SHAMA, Inc. to teach local people about India through dance, food, and items for sale. We also had a booth at the Cultural Fest in Marshfield.


Child and mother with paint-smeared facesCelebrations of the Indian festivals Diwali and Holi help educate about Indian culture. Banghra dancers visited schools. SHAMA, Inc. participates in the Stevens Point Jazz Fest and has helped raise money for other organizations, such as ADIRE and the Stevens Point Family Crisis Center.


We are grateful for the assistance we get in many of our events from the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point South Asia Society.

If you would like to volunteer to work with SHAMA, Inc. in any of our many endeavors, contact:

Jyoti Chander
j2chande@uwsp.edu  


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