Pongal Vizha Celebration-2013

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Date(s) - 01/26/2013
2:30 am - 10:00 pm

Conrad Schools of Science in Wilmington, Delaware

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TAGDV is happy to announce that our 2013 Pongal celebration will be held on January 26, 2013 (Saturday) from 2.30 – 10 pm at the Conrad Schools of Science in Wilmington, Delaware.  We are celebrating  Pongal with a Mega fusion dance program with the “Harvest” theme.  We are bringing together a super colorful performance from the Pennsylvania Chinese Dance Club, the Penn Latin and Ball Room Dance and the Beats of West Africa by the Croatans.TAGDV will also be hosting “TAGDV-Super Dancers”,  ” Kolam/Rangoli” and “Pongal Cook Off” challenges for participating members and winners will be awarded cash prizes.  The Pongal event will also consist of local talent shows by our members and tamil school children and delicious South Indian dinner.

Please make a note of the following information:

When: Saturday, January 26, 2013 (2.30 pm to 10.00 pm)

Where: Conrad Schools of Science, 201 Jackson Avenue, Wilmington, DE, 19804

With the vibrant show and other extraordinary performances, we will also have several fun activities and vendors selling snacks, clothes, designer jewellery, etc. So bring your friends and families and help us celebrate this festive occasion.
1) Kolam/Rangoli Competition

You can participate as a group or Individual, all are judged in same category. So it is advisable to get some helping hands. Maximum of 3 persons allowed per group.

Theme: Pongal/Harvest Festival Age: All ages and all genders

When: Two hours before the TAGDV Pongal event start time, we will have the event hall open for you to do the Kolam/Rangoli.

Colors: 5-color powder will be provided, if you need more you can bring your own.
2) Pongal Cooking Contest:

Show case your culinary skills! Individual participation only

What to cook: Any type of Pongal                   Age: All ages

When: Bring your cooked Pongal to the venue one hour before the TAGDV event start time.
3) TAGDV-Super Dance Challenge   “Dance your heart out, find yourself “

Take up the dance challenge and win Grand Prize for exceptional overall performance. This challenge is for all age groups.

There are prizes in different categories like Best Choreography, Best Costume and Best Coordination. So almost everybody will go out as winners.

A panel of judges that will include dance teachers will select finalist.  Finalist from each category will perform one dance each on stage in front of the audience. There will be a mandatory preliminary contest to determine the finalist.

This is a Group challenge. Minimum 3 members per group.

Walk in registrations not accepted.
Those who are interested in entering in the TAGDV-Super Dancers, Kolam/Rangoli, and Pongal cook off competitions or cultural program participation are requested to send an email to: program.coordinator@tagdv.org with all relevant details, no later than January 12, 2013.

1.   Your Name

2.  Phone number

3.  Name of your group

4.  Age of your group members

5.  Type of Dance (example: Classical, folk, movie, etc)

6.  Participants’ name in Kolam/Rangoli or Pongal cook-off competitions

7.  Floor space requirement in Feet for your Kolam/Rangoli
Active TAGDV membership is necessary to participate in the above competitions or cultural programs. If you are not member, come become a member.

Annual membership $25/family for the calendar year.   Life membership $250/family.

With Regards,

If you have any queries, send an email to president@tagdv.org


Pennsylvania Chinese Dance Club (PCDC)


Beats of West Africa by the Croatans

Penn Latin & Ballroom Dance

PENN Ball 1Penn Ball Dance 2



Bookings are closed for this event.

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