India Heritage Weekend 2015

“For twenty years, we ran monthly lectures at Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, called India Outreach lectures to help create community awareness on topics relating to India. This activity helped to create the India Discovery Center’s basic concept. We present IDC’s research and scope annually through a weekend of activities that has been named “India Heritage Weekend”.

India Heritage Weekend  2015

The India Heritage Weekend celebrated the centennial of Mahatma Gandhi’s return to India with a set of activities including screening of movie Gandhi, music concert, exhibition and a keynote lecture by Gandhi’s grandson, Rajmohan Gandhi.

With the crisp autumn air meandering through the colorful trees in the Weston forests, India Discovery Center (IDC) celebrated the centenary of Mahatma Gandhi’s launching of Satyagraha in India to gain the freedom of the country.  It was a day of triumph for the Boston Indian community with the launch of the India Heritage Weekend, a thematic celebration of India on behalf of IDC, a newly formed non-profit educational institution that aims to construct an education-cum-cultural center in Boston geared to present the tradition, heritage and the history of India in a Museum setting.  Continue Reading….