BBC Asian Network is set to host one of Leicester’s largest cultural events, Village India & Experience Gujarat. The event which is expected to attract over 40,000 people, takes place from 10th -13th September 2009 in the grounds and auditorium of De Montfort Hall and Gardens, Leicester and there’ll be a complete reconstruction of an Indian village to add to the whole experience.
BBC Asian Network presenters Jas Rao, Bobby Friction along with popular Gujarati show presenters Dev Parmar, Jayna Shah, Mahesh Nathwani will take centre stage and host the Village India main stage.
The mammoth three day event comprises of live music and entertainment from big names including Gujarati stars Parthiv Gohil, Aishwarya Majumdar alongside kings of Bhangra Jazzy B and Sukshinder Shinda.
The fully interactive Asian Network DJ Wagon will be located on site. DJ's Bobby Friction, Sonny Ji, DJ Kayper are set to drop the freshest beats while visitors have the chance to star in their own Bollywood movie poster; and budding singers can perform their favourite Bollywood songs from the past and present in the karaoke tent.
Jas Rao says: “We can’t wait to get there – it’s going to be a fantastic weekend. The Asian Network wagon is brilliant – we’ll be bringing you the very best in music, plus the chance to step into the shoes of the legendary Shah Rukh Khan or Bollywood beauty Ashwariya Rai by having your picture taken in our special booth...and then there’s singing too. Who could ask for more?! Come along and see us there!”
For more details visit: www.bbc.co.uk/asiannetwork