Contact Number
Cultural Programs510-421-3535
Mail
Booths & General Info 510-894-MELA
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About Us

Association of Indo Americans (AIA) is a non-profit organization which provides a forum to explore the rich and articleerse heritage of the Indian American community living in the United States. The mission of AIA is to foster and promote cultural and social interactions among the members,facilitate cultural events and educational programs pertaining to the Indian subcontinent, celebrate the articleerse cultural heritage of the Indian subcontinent and shares this rich culture with the community we now call home, USA. AIA also strives to provide support services to members of the Indian American community in the USA.

AIA promotes creative freedom to all communities that identify with India and the Indian diaspora. We want to encourage healthy competition to push creative limits in all aspects that speak of our culture including Indo-american culture. We will strive to do this in the most utopian way possible to create a safe, environment for everyone whose intention it is to promote creative cultural advancements of this community in a selfless and sustaining manner. We will pledge to bring all corners of our community to reflect the true colors of our vibrant culture.

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Diwali Event Results

1 A1 Nritya Guru Mallari   Megha Shetty Subjunior
(Under 7 Years)
Group Classical
Dancing
Sub Junior Group Classical Dancing
2 A6 Bhoomi pranam 
3 A5 SDA classical dance
Junior Group Classical Dancing
1 B3 Igurukul Pallavi Smt.Gayatri joshi Juniors (Below 12 Years) Group Classical Dancing
2 B4 Subramaniam Kavithuvam Group Subramaniam Kavithuvam Sridevi Jeyaraman Juniors (Below 12 Years) Group Classical Dancing
Teens Group Classical Dancing
1 C1 Igurukul Shiva Smt.Gayatri joshi Teens (13-19 Years) Group Classical Dancing
Adult Group Classical Dancing
3 D2 Igurukul Aangikam Smt.Gayatri joshi Adults (20+ Years) Group Classical Dancing
1 D3 Thodayamangalam Group Thodayamangalam Sridevi Jeyaraman Adults (20+ Years) Group Classical Dancing
2 D5 Nritya tara school
Sub Juniors Group Film/Folk Dancing
3 E8 BollyPulse Gajanana Medley Bajirao Mastani Shubhada & Yuga Subjunior  (Under 7 Years) Group Film/Folk Dancing
1 E17 School of Indian Dance Bollywood Rani Sunil Subjunior  (Under 7 Years) Group Film/Folk Dancing
2 E21 Boznto 
Juniors Group Film/Folk Dancing
2 F6 Freestyler dancers Kabil_badri ki dulhania_sweety Snehal S Juniors (Below 12 Years) Group Film/Folk Dancing
3 F11 Dancing Feat's dazzling diva Bollywood medley Lekshmy puranik Juniors (Below 12 Years) Group Film/Folk Dancing
1 F12 Dancing Stars badri ki dhuliniya badri ki dhuliniya Ishika Juniors (Below 12 Years) Group Film/Folk Dancing
Teens Group Film/Folk Dancing
1 G2 school of indian dance bollywood Rani sunil Teens (13-19 Years) Group Film/Folk Dancing
2 G4 BDC Preteens Nimbooda Hum dil de chuke sanam Tinny Juneja Teens (13-19 Years) Group Film/Folk Dancing
3 G6 Lakshmi's Group Bollywood Movie: Happy New Year, Raees Lakshmi Puranic Teens (13-19 Years) Group Film/Folk Dancing
Adults Group Film/Folk Dancing
2 H6 Dancing Feat lekshmy 'a team Bollywood medley Lekshmy puranik Adults (20+ Years) Group Film/Folk Dancing
3 H7 Manini pavan and group Bollywood dance Manini pavan Adults (20+ Years) Group Film/Folk Dancing
1 H8 School of Indian Dance kisna kisna Rani Sunil Adults (20+ Years) Group Film/Folk Dancing
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Fireworks

Get ready to witness scintillating non-stop fireworks that will fill the bay area skies with Diwali Festivities. This one-of-its-kind fireworks is brought to you by Sanjiv Gupta CPA (www.sanjivcpa.com).Get ready to witness scintillating non-stop fireworks that will fill the bay area skies with Diwali Festivities. This one-of-its-kind fireworks is brought to you by Sanjiv Gupta CPA (www.sanjivcpa.com).

Please watch this space for the exact time of the fireworks. But be there with your entire family to witness the biggest Diwali Fireworks Bay Area has ever seen!

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Raavan Dahan

Raavan Dahan is a customary tradition, religiously followed in India, that entails burning of the Raavan effigy that signifies victory of good over evil. AIA is proud to bring Raavan Dahan on the biggest scale ever. Be there with your entire family to witness this spectacle like never seen before.

Please watch this space for the exact time of the fireworks. But be there with your entire family to witness the biggest Diwali Fireworks Bay Area has ever seen!

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Ram Leela

Ram Leela is a dramatic folk re-enactment of the life of Rama, ending up in ten-day battle between Rama and Ravana, as described in the Hindu religious epic, the Ramayana. On the auspicious occasion of Dussehra & Diwali, be ready to witness the visual spectacle of Ram Leela on the main stage to be performed by close to hundred kids with lavish sets, dialogues and music.

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Radh Yatra

Another first in Dussehra Diwali Dhamaka, Radh Yatra involves a structured procession of Hindu Idols. Get ready to be part of the procession as the attendees pull the chariot with idols around the event while chanting the names of the gods & goddesses.

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Maha Mangal Arti

The arti (pronounced ‘aarti’) is one of the most important and popular ceremonies of the Hindu faith. It is a prayerful ceremony performed in extolled greeting and thanksgiving of the Deities where devotees are reminded of God’s glorious presence and providence. Along with regular Arti, Dussehra Diwali Dhamaka will also feature Maha Mangal Arti.

Please watch this space for the exact time of Maha Mangal Arti

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Competitions

Here's an opportunity to participate in multiple competitions @ Dussehra Diwali Dhamaka

Age groups : Subjunior  (Under 7 Years), Juniors (7-13 years), Seniors(13 and Above)

Categories: Classical Group, Film Group, Film/Non Film Group

Registrations closed.

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Kids Zone

Kids will have a GALA time at Diwali Fireworks Bay Area. Never before seen rides, attractions, games & characters will make this kid friendly event a memorable one for kids of all ages, their parents & grand parents.

Kids Zone Attractions:

Interactive Live Characters
For the first time in the USA, get ready to meet, greet and interact with a lot of Live Characters such as ChotaBheem, Bal Ganesh. Sri Krishna, Hanuman, Captain America, Spiderman, Hello Kittie & many more. Take loads of pictures and of course selfies with all your favorite characters!

Petting Zoo
Get ready to spend time with few animals, pamper them & pet them!

Pony Rides
Walk away in style on the back of a Pony. Selfie time & Pony time it is!

Games & Rides

Lot of fun, entertaining and never-before-seen rides will make this and exciting event for kids & adults!

India Gate Express & Golden Gate Express

Get onboard with our 2 unique trains India Gate Express & Golden Gate Express and take tour of our entire event. Another first in any Bay Area Mela – Don’t Miss It!

Facepainting & Balloons

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Food Festival

Tasy, delicious, yummylicious food awaits you at Diwali Fireworks Bay Area. Get ready to relish the taste of India from BhelPuris to Biryanis, Chaats to Chai, Dosa to Kababs !

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Vendor Booths

Diwali Fireworks Bay Area will feature a lot of clothing, jewellery, non-profits, schools, education, spiritual & many other vendor booths to give you a Mela& Exhibition experience back in India.

If you are a vendor and interested to have your booth at the event, please fill the following form

Contact Number
Or call us at 510-894-MELA
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Cultural Programs

Diwali Fireworks Bay Area will feature day long cultural programs showcasing dance & art forms from across India. It’s a great opportunity and platform for inarticleiduals, groups & dance schools to display their talent infront of thousands of audience.

If interested to be part of the Cultural Program @ Diwali Fireworks Bay Area

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Carnival Games

We will have a line up of super fun & entertaining games that you can play along with your family. Fun times & memories for lifetime!

Remember all the fun times with family at local melas & exhibitions back in India. Missing it?

Worry no more - Diwali Fireworks Bay Area will make you nostalgic with all those memories with our Carnival Game section. We will have a line up of super fun & entertaining games that you can play with along with your family. Fun times & memories for lifetime!

As to what games - you need to come, check them out and have fun!

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Street Shows

What's an Indian Mela without shows? Along with the day long scintillating cultural programs on the main stage, Diwali Fireworks Bay Area will also bring you a lot of interactive street shows like juggling acts, unicycle, stilt walkers, marionettes, street magic, shows & lot more!

Make sure to look around when you are at Diwali Fireworks Bay Area - our performer might be right next to you ;)

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DJ & Dance Junction

Diwali Fireworks Bay Area is not just for kids and adults .. it's for the youth as well!

We want all youngsters and young at hearts to have a fantastic time @ Diwali Fireworks Bay Area. We are bringing you an unique dimension : DJ & Dance junction : that will thoroughly engage, entertain & enthrall everyone young at heart!

It's an unique corner that will feature non-stop hip, trendy, dazzling and top 40 music from some of the top DJs across the USA. Along with the foot tapping music, we will also have a dance forum that will allow everyone to have a great time and we will also be giving away a lot of instant prizes for various dance contests we conduct!

Bring your best dance moves on!

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Supporting Organizations

  • American Organization for Development of Bihar (AODB)
    American Organization for Development of Bihar (AODB)
  • Asha
    Asha Jyothi Organization
  •  Association of Rajasthan in America (Bay Area)
    Association of Rajasthan in America (Bay Area)
  • Bihar Foundation (USA - California Branch)
    Bihar Foundation (USA - California Branch)
  • BATA
    BATA (Bay Area Telugu Association)
  • BATM
    (BATM ) Bay Area Tamil Manram
  • Bay Malayali
    Bay Malayali
  • Bihar
    Bihar Association
  • Brahmakumaris
    Brahmakumaris
  • Gujarati Cultural Association (GCA)
    Gujarati Cultural Association (GCA)
  • GOPIO
    GOPIO (Global Organization of the People of Indian Origin)
  • ILP
    ILP (India Literacy Project)
  • Indo American Society
    Indo American Society of Bay Area
  • Indo-American Community Federarion
    (IACF) Indo-American Community Federarion
  • KKNC
    Kannada Koota, Northern California (KKNC)
  • Kashmiri Task Force
    (KTF) Kashmiri Task Force
  • MANCA
    MANCA
  • MANCA
    NAIR SERVICE SOCIETY
  • Paatasala
    Paatasala
  • PCA
    PCA (Punjabi Cultural Association)
  •  Rajasthan Association of North America
    RANA (Rajasthan Association of North America)
  • SRCA
    SRCA (San Ramon Cricket Association)
  • SEF
    SEF (Sankara Eye Foundation)
  • SRCA
    Spandana organization
  • TANA
    TANA (Telugu Association of North America)
  • TCA
    TCA (Telangana Cultural Association)
  • TDF
    TDF (Telangana Development Forum)
  • United Fiji Association
    United Fiji Association
  • UPMA
    UPMA (Uttar Pradesh Mandal)
  • VEDA
    VEDA Temple
  • VT Seva
    VT Seva
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Free Health Camps

We are very happy to announce that we will have Free Health Camps that Bay Area Community can take advantage of to check the well being of their families.

Free Health Fair:

Conducted by: Dr. Sanjeev Tummala (Palo Alto Medical Foundation) & El Camino Hospital South Asian Heart Center (SAHC)
Time: 11:00AM - 03:00PM
Ages: All
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Free Dental Camp:

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Dr. Murthy Vuppala & the team of You Smile Dental will provide free Dental camp and advisory services
Time: 11:00AM - 03:00PM
Ages: All

FREE Medical & Medicare Counselling:

Provided by Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services – the federal agency that oversees the Medicare and Medicaid programs, as well as Affordable Care Act programs like Covered California.

Information and counseling will be provided on available health programs – Medicare (mostly for people 65+); MediCal (for lower income people); Covered California (for anyone else without insurance – including recent immigrants. They can also refer people to appropriate agencies if they need more detailed information.

You can directly walk-in to attend the FREE medical and dental camps at Diwali Fireworks Bay Area.

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