Sankranti (the day Sun enters the constellation of Makara, Capricorn Zodiac), in the month of Makara is celebrated as an auspicious day and the beginning of the Uttarayana Punyakala. In South India it is celebrated as the Harvest festival Pongal, where special Pongal dish is cooked. Sweets, sugarcane, sesame seed, coconut mixture is shared with friends and families. It is a joyous time for young moms and kids to dress up and meet all the relatives and friends.
Wish you all very Happy Sankranti and Pongal! Pongal or Sakranti event is celebrated by Indian associations and at homes across USA.
Traditional Giddha, Punjabi Bhangra and Bollywood Dancing.. Date: Satutrday April 20th, 2013 7:30 PM onwards Venue: ASHIANA at Global Mall Tickets: $30 in advance and $40 at GATE (Kids below 10 years – $10) Toddlers are free. Click here to buy tickets online