AshaKiran Will Host Ray of Hope Fundraiser on Apr 13

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HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) – AshaKiran will host its annual fundraiser, Ray of Hope 2013, on April 13, 2013 from Noon to 6 p.m. at Trinity United Methodist Church in Huntsville.

This years musical headliner is Grammy Award winner Vishwa Mohan Bhatt on the Mohan Veena (Rechristened Guitar) accompanied by professional Tabla player Subhen Chatterjee.

Vishwa Mohan Bhatt won a Grammy in 1994 along with Ry Cooder for their World Music Album, “A Meeting by the River.”

From Noon – 3.30 pm, there will be an International Market, games, henna painting, and entertainment by local talent. From 1:30 – 2:30 p.m. there will be South Asian food sold by local vendors.

From 4 p.m.- 6 p.m., Bangladesh will host a fashion show as they are the focus country for ROH 2013. 2013 keynote speaker, Ms. Swapna Kakani, will then share her inspirational and miraculous story of courage, love, and resilience.

Vishwa Mohan Bhatt along with Subhen Chatterjee will perform an instrumental musical concert to conclude the evening.

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