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America's Got Bollywood at Cleveland Asian Festival

America's Got Bollywood at Cleveland Asian Festival

For Immediate Release

May 5, 2015

Cleveland, OH - The Cleveland Asian Festival delights their attendees each year with dozens of colorful acts representing culture from all over Asia. The Cleveland Asian Festival has also become known for bringing in a national act each year as a special treat. This year get ready for America's Got Bollywood.

The 2015 Cleveland Asian Festival will feature the Mona Khan Company, a critically acclaimed Bollywood dance & fitness company based in the San Francisco Bay Area. Their dance troupe has an extensive repertoire which includes performances with numerous Bollywood singers and actors like Shah Rukh Khan, Shaan and Shankar Mahadevan.

In 2010, the Mona Khan Company (www.monakhancompany.com) was chosen out of 70,000 acts across the nation to be in the Top 48 on the NBC show, America's Got Talent, Season 5! The company has also performed at NBA half-time shows, and they represented Bollywood dance at the prestigious San Francisco Ethnic Dance Festival. In 2013, they were invited to perform at an Inaugural Ball in Washington D.C. in honor of President Obama's second term in office. More recently, the troupe was featured at the Oprah Winfrey tour "The Life You Always Wanted."

Attendees will have an opportunity to see the Mona Khan Company both on Saturday and Sunday at the Cleveland Asian Festival. Other featured performances include a Lion Dance, Dragon Dance and a look at Cosplay and Asian anime. With two performance stages featuring acrobatics, martial arts, music and dance in colorful costumes ranging from traditional to modern, the Cleveland Asian Festival offers something for all tastes.

Performance Committee Chair Yin Tang said, ""The Cleveland Asian Festival continues to bring vibrant Asian culture to the city through colorful song, dance, and martial arts."

See the most current schedule of performances About the 2015 Cleveland Asian Festival

The 2015 Cleveland Asian Festival will be held May 16th & 17th, 2015 on Payne Ave between East 30th and East 27th Street in Cleveland. Admission and Parking are free.

Major Festival sponsors include Consolidated Solutions, Horseshoe Casino, Cleveland Public Power, Northeast Ohio Regional Sewer District, IMageLab Media Services, Asia Plaza, Key Bank, Third Federal, Cuyahoga Community College, Kent State University, Cleveland Clinic, US Bank, Time Warner Cable and Ohio Savings Bank.

Contact

To learn more about the Cleveland Asian Festival Performers contact Yin Tang at yintangdance@gmail.com

To learn more about the Cleveland Asian Festival

Johnny Wu
1419 East 40th Street Cleveland, OH 44103
Office: 216.539.4634
www.ClevelandAsianFestival.org
johnny@mdifilm.com

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