Namaste 2023 is presented by Akshaya Patra, Florida Fine Arts and the City of Pompano Beach

Akshaya Patra: Feeding 1.8m children a day, every day

  • Akshaya Patra is the world’s largest mid-day meal program serving nutritious school lunches
  • Vision: No child should be deprived of education because of hunger. Our mission is to feed 5m children by 2025
  • Just $20 feeds a child for an entire school year
  • Promote various global genres of performing and visual arts, including the Indian genres
  • Especially involving youth below the age of 21
  • Provide a platform for collaboration between musicians and dancers of different genres to compose and choreograph original music and dance
  • The City of Pompano Beach is a cultural arts destination featuring innovative arts programming that includes the visual arts, music, film, theater, dance, public art, history, and historic preservation for the enjoyment and enrichment of residents of and visitors to Pompano Beach and the greater South Florida area.