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INDIA DAY is an event hosted every year around the 15th of August to commemorate India’s Independence.

 “India Day” in Ireland was inaugurated by Tánaiste (Deputy Prime Minister) of Ireland Ms Joan Burton on 5 September 2015. The second India Day was held on 20 August, 2016. Ms Frances Fitzgerald T.D., An Tánaiste (Deputy Prime Minister) and Minister for Justice and Equality, along with Mr Leo Varadkar T.D., Minister for Social Protection officially opened 2nd India Day in the presence of Mr Jaswant Singh Bishnoi, Chairman, Central Wool Development Board, Ministry of Textile, Government of India and Ms Radhika Lal Lokesh, Ambassador of India to Ireland.

INDIA DAY celebration is supported by the Indian Embassy in Ireland, Farmleigh, Office of Public Works, Dublin City Council, Dublin City Arts Office, and various other government and non-government organisations.

[/columns] [columns size=”2″] [aboutevents icon=”bullhorn” title=”Become Volunteer” description=”Become an India Day volunteer and play a role in making India Day an unforgettable experience. We depend on our enthusiastic and dedicated volunteers to help in organising biggest India related event in Ireland. As a volunteer you’ll be part of a team who engage visitors in the Festival spirit, meet the public, greet audiences at the venue and welcome our national and international visitors. As organisers, we put our audience at the heart of everything we do; our volunteers are at the front line of welcoming our audience into our event.
All Volunteers must be aged 18 years or older. Please note you may be chosen at random for Garda vetting. We are not in a position to cover any volunteer expenses except tea, coffee and lunch at the event.

APPLICATIONS ARE OPEN.” url=”http://indiaday.ie/become-an-india-day-volunteer-2017/” target=”self”] [aboutevents icon=”ticket” title=”Online event Participation ” description=”Companies and artists wishing to be considered for presentation in the India Day are welcome to submit proposals and ideas to the organising committee. Please include, alongside your proposal biographical material – relevant company/artist reviews, DVDs, CDs etc. for consideration. The closing date for applications for India Day 2017 is Friday 20th July, 2017.” url=”http://indiaday.ie/participate-submissions” target=”self”] [aboutevents icon=”video-camera” title=”Live Videos” description=”Subscribe our YouTube Channel.” url=”https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCvSrREqmLEc-noBTz9ME0sQ” target=”self”]

[aboutevents icon=”university” title=”Venue” description=”Farmleigh, an estate of 78 acres situated to the north-west of Dublin’s Phoenix Park, was purchased from the Guinness family by the Irish Government in 1999 for €29.2m. The house has been carefully refurbished by the Office of Public Works as the premier accommodation for visiting dignitaries and guests of the nation, for high level Government meetings, and for public enjoyment. ” url=”http://www.farmleigh.ie/” target=”self”] [/columns]

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