Apr 28, 2013

Hindi Comedy On Tap for Asian Indians in Akron and Cleveland Ohio

International Hindi Association, Northeast Ohio Chapter President Dr. Anoop Kumar Announces Hasya Kavi Sammelan 2013 at Bamboo Garden in North Olmsted, Ohio

This year's Hasya Kavi Sammelan in Cleveland will feature three poets. 

Dr. Suresh Awasthi of Kanpur is a leading satirist in India who has entertained and awakened the conscience of millions of people with his humor containing a deep penetrating satire. Eleven books to his credit, Dr. Awasthi is a maestro of haasya-vyang. He is also a Hindi professor and a journalist.

Dr. Kunwar Bechain is a renowned lyricist and poet from Ghaziabad, Uttar Pradesh. Dr. Bechain is also known as the king of ghazals, and has published several books. He has traveled to various countries outside India, and mesmerizes the audience with his creative and original poetry. He received President’s Award & worked as head of the Hindi department in MMH College, Ghaziabad.

Shri Sanjay Gupta is a leading humorist from Faridabad. He has entertained the audience at places like I.I.T., NDTV, Delhi Door Darshan, and Radio Salam Namaste. He has made numerous trips outside India, and has written several books. He keeps the audience spellbound with his humor and satire.


International Hindi Association's Hasya Kavi Sammelan at Cleveland Shiva Vishnu Temple

Audience at Hasya Kavi Sammelan at Cleveland Shiva Vishnu Temple in 2012

Audience at Hasya Kavi Sammelan at Cleveland Shiva Vishnu Temple 2012
Established in 1980 in the United States of America, the International Hindi Association (IHA) or Antarashtriya Hindi ‘Samiti’, is one of the most vibrant Hindi institutions in the world. Its programs and activities focus on fostering the cultural heritage of India through promotion and propagation of Hindi and its literature among Indians abroad to ensure that future generations are not only able to speak Hindi with pride but can also learn and enjoy the reflections of Indian culture abundant in Hindi prose and poetry written through generations. The activities such as Hindi classes, youth camps, poetry recitals (kavi sammelans), literary symposiums and publications promote and inculcate human values inherent in the Indian culture.  International Hindi Association is a non-religious, non-political, and non-profit lingo-cultural organization is run entirely by volunteers with the support and patronage from its growing membership worldwide. 

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