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Namaste Geneva 2021 - Celebration of Diwali, Eid, Gurpurab and Christmas

  • 13/11/2021
  • 16:30 - 22:30
  • AULA Henri-Dunant, Avenue Edmond-Vaucher 20, 1203 Geneva


  • !!!Dinner fully booked!!!

    !!Booking for program will be again open 08.11.2021 evening!!

    - Program Entry free
    - Dinner CHF 25.00

    - Program Entry CHF 20.00
    - Dinner CHF 25.00

    Children below 12y:
    - Program Entry CHF 10.00
    - Dinner(kids portion) CHF 15.00

    Note: Dinner price includes non-alcoholic drinks free of charge

Registration is closed

Dear Member,

As a part of celebrations of #AzadikaAmritMahotsav to commemorate India@75, the Indian Association Geneva takes great pleasure in inviting you, your family, and friends to the much awaited and most popular celebrations of the year Fourth Edition of NAMASTE GENEVA 2021 – Celebration of DIWALI, GURPURAB, MILAD-UN-NABI and CHRISTMAS.

For this year’s celebration, we have lined up very special artists from US, Switzerland, France and India showcasing rich culture of India from classical recitals to mesmerizing folk dances. The renowned artists of the evening are Ustad Ikhlaq Hussain (Sitar), Dr. Hari Paudyal (Flute), Ms. Helene Philippart (Flute), Mr. Nabankur Bhattacharya (Tabla), DHOAD Gypsies” - the Cultural Ambassadors of Rajasthan and local talent performing at Aula Ecole Henri-Dunant, Rue Edmond-Vaucher 20, 1203 Geneva on Saturday 1November 2021 starting 16:30hrs.

As per cantonal guidance, the maximum number of people in the Aula Ecole Henri-Dunant we can accommodate is 400As we have a limited number of participations allowed, this event is limited to 300 IAG members and 100 non-Members on a first come first served basis. Please note, access to the event is possible only with a valid Covid Certificate for everyone over 16 years of age.

All participants are required to register online through the following link:

Register for Namaste Geneva 2021 – Celebration of DIWALI, GURPURAB, MILAD-UN-NABI and CHRISTMAS.

The details of the event are as follows:

Date & Time

Saturday 13 November 2021, 16:30 – 22:30


Aula Ecole Henri-Dunant, Rue Edmond-Vaucher 20, 1203 Geneva


16:30    Meet and greet – doors open to welcome guests

17:30    Welcome and Opening remarks

17:40    Lamp Lighting Ceremony

17:50    Vedic Chanting by Dr. Hari Paudyal & Ms. Helene Philippart

17:55    Western flute recital by Ms. Helene Philippart

18:00    Classical recital by Dr. Hari Paudyal & Mr. Nabankur Bhattacharya 

18:05    Flavours of India -folk fusion by Indian Association Geneva 

18:25    Sitar recital by Ustad Ikhlaq Hussain 

18:35   Jugalbandi on Sitar, Flute and Tabla by Ustad Iklhlaq Hussain, Dr. Hari Paudyal & Mr. Nabankur Bhattacharya

18:45    Bollywood dance by Indian Association Geneva

19:00    Journey to Rajasthan with Dhoad Gypsies

20:15    Vote of Thanks

20:30    Dinner – Details enclosed


Members: Entrance Free, dinner CHF 25/- per person (above 12 years)
(below 12 years): Dinner (kids portion) CHF 15
/- per person

 Entrance CHF 20, dinner CHF 25/- per person
(below 12 years): Entrance CHF 10, dinner(kids portion) CHF 15/- per person
Note: Dinner price includes non-alcoholic beverages i.e. will be provided free of cost during dinner.

Dinner Reservation

We will be offering a sit-down delicious dinner, no more standing in queue.

 Adults menu

 Kids menu

Amuse BoucheAvocado mango chat

Starter: Hara bhara kabab, Potli samosa with mint sauce and red chili sauce

Main Course: Paneer Tikka Masala(veg) or Butter Chicken(non-veg), Beetroot Pachadi, Dal Palak, Aloo gobhi, Saffron rice and naan

Dessert: Carrot kesari halwa 

Amuse Bouche: Avocado mango chat

Main Course: Paneer Tikka Masala(veg) or Butter Chicken(non-veg), Saffron rice and naan

Dessert: Carrot kesari halwa


Please note that pre-paid meal reservations are mandatory and requested to be completed by Wednesday, 10 November 2021 and it is limited to maximum 160 seats (130 IAG Members and 30 Non-Members)

Unfortunately, we won’t be able to accommodate any last-minute reservations beyond this date. Thank you for your understanding. 

Look forward to seeing you with family and friends.

IAG Executive Committee                                                     

Direction to the venue                                     

Bus no. 10, 22 \ Tram 14, 18 (stop – Bouchet)

If you take the tram, walk 10 meters in the direction of the Lake, turn right into Avenue Edmond-Vaucher. About 400 meters along Avenue Edmond-Vaucher, the AULA Henri-Dunant will on the left.


There is blue zone parking on Avenue Edmond-Vaucher and paid parking (underground) is available at the AULA.

Contact Details:

Case Postale 2,
1211 Geneva 20 CIC

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