DIFI

 

DIFI 2017

 

 

 

 

 

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED FOR DIFI

If you volunteer 4 or more hrs, you will receive a FREE entry ticket for the day!

Apply Mehendi (Designs and material will be provided, but you can bring)

We need 5 volunteers per slot for the following time slots. If you can volunteer other time than what is list below please do contact us. Your community service is greatly appreciated.

May 19 – 5 PM to 8 PM and 8 PM to 11 PM

May 20 – 11 AM to 2 PM, 2 PM to 5 PM, 5 PM to 8 PM and 8 PM to 11 PM

May 21 – 11AM to 2 PM and 2 PM to 5 PM

 

 

Set-up and Take down of booth

May 19: 4 PM to 10.30 PM

May 21: 5 PM to 7 PM

 

Parents whose children are participating are highly encouraged.

To sign up, please contact Sudha Peddanna (difidelegate@indiaclubdayton.org) or Ashesh Agrawal (president@indiaclubdayton)

 

2016 DIFI Junior Ambassador -  Arushi Agrawal 

Displaying IMG_9117.JPG

2015 DIFI Ambassador - Harsh Agrawal 

2015 Ambassadors Harsh Agrawal, India Oksana Cerny, Czech Republic

DIFI 2012

2012 Miss World A’Fair

AMY Saini Became MISS DIFI AMBASSADOR 2012 - INDIA WON AGAIN!

Amrita Saini has won title of 2012 Miss Dayton World Affair Ambassador. The pageant happened at Ramada Inn on March24th2012. Amrita is a model as well as a proud pageant girl. She has been participating in pageants from a young age, as a child she was in Miss Ohio Coed Pageants and in 2002 she was a proud runner up. In 2006, Amrita was Junior Miss India and then won Senior Miss India in 2011 for the India Club of Greater Dayton. Now she is the Dayton International Festival’s female Ambassador and is very proud to be representing her community. Her motto in life is “live and let live,” and now she plans on many new endeavors with the support of her family, friends, and community. Amrita wants to be CEO of a company when she grows up. Please join us congratulating Amrita on her accomplishments.

 

DIFI 2011

2011 Miss World A’Fair

Bio for Shirin Dey

Shirin is a sixteen year old junior at Centerville High School. Her primary interests lie in academics, tennis, and the arts. She participates in many extra-curricular groups such as the Unit Assembly (a division of Student Council), Varsity Tennis Team, Poetry Club, Academic Team, Speech Team, Octagon Club, Key Club, Spanish Honors Society, Diversity Club, Students against Destructive Decisions, Drama Club, and the Asian American Youth Council of Dayton. Shirin plays the violin in the Centerville Symphonic Orchestra, Alternative Strings, and the Dayton Philharmonic Youth Orchestra. In addition, she tutors younger violinists and has volunteered at Centerville Youth Orchestra rehearsals. In 2010, she was awarded the title of Miss India by the India Club of Greater Dayton. Since sixth grade, Shirin has accumulated over 600 hours of community service and has supported Vimukti, a school for special children in Kerala, India. In 2010 she traveled to New Orleans on a mission trip with the Incarnation Church Youth Group to help with various projects in the Katrina relief effort. She was thoroughly impressed with the leadership of Mack McClendon while working at the Lower Ninth Ward Village Community Center there and has become involved in applying for a $250,000 grant from the Pepsi Refresh Program to further aid McClendon’s work. Shirin became a member of the DIFI youth group in 2010 and has supported the group as a volunteer and dancer. She was recently nominated as the DIFI youth group treasurer for 2011. Shirin is proud to celebrate her own culture through the India Club of Dayton by having participated in its dance performances at the festival since the age of 8. Shirin believes the World A’Fair preserves cultures from different parts of the world. By doing so, the festival keeps heritage and tradition alive, especially for the youth and future generations. Furthermore, DIFI helps promote awareness of different backgrounds that exist in our community, thereby advocating tolerance, peace, and understanding among all people. She looks forward to promoting the World A’Fair as its very first female Ambassador and sincerely wishes you enjoy the festival!

 

DIFI 2010

For the 1st time in the past 37 years, INDIA won the rolling trophy, past week-end in World A'fair - DIFI Festival, and now our name "INDIA" will be engraved in the trophy and it will be remembered for ever

Indian booth also won two second prize ribbons for cultural programs and cultural booth

 

DIFI 2009

2009 Miss World A’Fair

Nita Gupta's Bio

Shirin is a sixteen year old junior at Centerville High School. Her primary interests lie in academics, tennis, and the arts. She participates in many extra-curricular groups such as the Unit Assembly (a division of Student Council), Varsity Tennis Team, Poetry Club, Academic Team, Speech Team, Octagon Club, Key Club, Spanish Honors Society, Diversity Club, Students against Destructive Decisions, Drama Club, and the Asian American Youth Council of Dayton. Shirin plays the violin in the Centerville Symphonic Orchestra, Alternative Strings, and the Dayton Philharmonic Youth Orchestra. In addition, she tutors younger violinists and has volunteered at Centerville Youth Orchestra rehearsals. In 2010, she was awarded the title of Miss India by the India Club of Greater Dayton. Since sixth grade, Shirin has accumulated over 600 hours of community service and has supported Vimukti, a school for special children in Kerala, India. In 2010 she traveled to New Orleans on a mission trip with the Incarnation Church Youth Group to help with various projects in the Katrina relief effort. She was thoroughly impressed with the leadership of Mack McClendon while working at the Lower Ninth Ward Village Community Center there and has become involved in applying for a $250,000 grant from the Pepsi Refresh Program to further aid McClendon’s work. Shirin became a member of the DIFI youth group in 2010 and has supported the group as a volunteer and dancer. She was recently nominated as the DIFI youth group treasurer for 2011. Shirin is proud to celebrate her own culture through the India Club of Dayton by having participated in its dance performances at the festival since the age of 8. Shirin believes the World A’Fair preserves cultures from different parts of the world. By doing so, the festival keeps heritage and tradition alive, especially for the youth and future generations. Furthermore, DIFI helps promote awareness of different backgrounds that exist in our community, thereby advocating tolerance, peace, and understanding among all people. She looks forward to promoting the World A’Fair as its very first female Ambassador and sincerely wishes you enjoy the festival!

 

DIFI 2007

Theme: National Landmark

Congratulations!

India Club booth receives President's Award

Sonia Gupta wins Runner-up title at DIFI Pagent

Report on DIFI 2007 Dayton Daily News Article on DIFI 2007