~ Mission ~
• Preserve and promote Indian cultural arts by producing programs
of high artistic merit that entertain and educate.
• Reach out to people from diverse ethnic background to
increase awareness of Indian cultural arts and build strong
• Provide support to improve the lives of underprivileged and distressed people.
~ About Nuv Yug ~
Hindi phrase "Nuv Yug" means "new era" or "new
Yug is a non-profit tax-exempt public charity with a mission to promote
awareness of Indian Cultural Arts. It is run by an all volunteer management team. Over the years, Nuv Yug has developed a reputation for producing high quality programs that offer a unique cultural exchange opportunity to citizens of Raleigh and surrounding areas.
2003, Nuv Yug's flagship event India Fest
- Your Gateway to India has been organized with support
from City of Raleigh Arts Commission and many other organizations and individuals. India Fest attracts over 1,200 stage performers, who present almost 150 dance and music items during the festival. During the weekend, traditional crafts vendors from New York, Chicago and Florida in addition to many local vendors showcase unbelievable crafts from India. And, area's top restaurants offer famous Indian delicacies to visitors.
Nuv Yug's objective is to enhance the quality of life of local residents and utilize its platform to support people in need.