Maitri Gala An Enchanting Mughal Evening Celebrates Another Year of Service


Maitri Gala promises to have exotic elements of the grand royal Mughal era including our silent auction "Meena Bazaar", a scintillating dance performance, and a sumptuous banquet. We hope you will be able to join us in celebrating another year of service to the community on February 25, 2017 at the Crowne Plaza in Palo Alto. We are excited to feature Farah Yasmeen Shaikh, international performing Kathak artist, and her company, Noorani Dance, premiering Farah’s newest choreography, “Mughal Court”. The performance will showcase the dancers of the Mughal courts – displaying their strength, intellect, elegance, vulnerability, and charm through dynamic movement and technique steeped in the tehzeeb of the time period.

About Maitri

We are a free, confidential, nonprofit organization based in the San Francisco Bay Area, that primarily helps families from South Asia (Bangladesh, India, Nepal, Pakistan, Sri Lanka among others) facing domestic violence, emotional abuse, cultural alienation, human trafficking or family conflict. We are non-discriminatory in our services with respect to gender, race, color, religion, age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation and all classifications protected by applicable state or federal discrimination laws.

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