A new offering, “India: Culture, Etiquette & Traditions,” is being introduced to the public by the YWCA Princeton and promises to be a fun, tasty, and educational experience. Participants will explore the colorful culture
of India with a different aspect of India highlighted each week. The program will be held Friday evenings, starting March 9th continuing through March 30th, from 7:00-8:30 pm. The cost to participate in all four captivating evenings is $65 for YWCA members and $ 75 for non-members.
March 9 Introduction to India Learn briefly about the history and geography of this ancient country, its people, economy, India’s contributions to the modern world, and weather.
March 16 Travel and Business Etiquette Get pointers to planning a visit to India, places of interest (from the most popular locations to the hidden gems), learn some Hindi
phrases, standard travel precautions, and much more.
March 23 Food & Clothing Learn to wrap a sari, participate in a “spice journey”, experience regional cuisines of India, marvel at a beautiful display of Indian
clothes, jewelry, and bindis.
March 30 Traditions & Customs Learn Bollywood dance moves, enjoy a performance by talented school kids, get a henna tattoo, learn interesting facts about centuries old customs and practices of Indian such as weddings ceremonies, and festivals.