Incredible India

A portion of the Asian Festival will include the Incredible India Festival, an award-winning festival that celebrates the culture, cuisines and colors of the South Asian subcontinent.

Conceptualized and managed by Kerela Association of Greater Washington (KAGW),, the pre-eminent organization for Malayalees (Malayalam speaking people or the people from the South Indian state of Kerala) in Washington metro area serving as the bedrock for all types of arts, cultural and literary activities for Keralites more than 35 years.

This year’s festival will feature dozens of exhibitors offering South Asian apparel, arts and handicrafts, gold and costume jewelry, books, DVDs and music, spices and snacks, as well as a plethora of family-friendly activities.

Specifically, the festival will feature cultural performances by participants of all ages from the largest dance schools in the area, local South Asian bands performing traditional and Bollywood music, an Asian Spelling Bee. Additionally, the Dance Masti competition will be held at the festival. The competition – the biggest such event in the area – brings together top dance teams from the area competing for prizes and honors.

The festival will also feature top area restaurants offering gastronomical delights from South Asia, including street food, desserts and specialties from across the subcontinent.

Finally, a key ingredient in the festival includes children’s activities, including kite, diya (lantern), t-shirt and face painting, quizzes and games, and more.

To learn more about the Incredible India at the Asian Festival and for more information, please visit, or email You can also contact KAGW President 913-424-7368