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Neha Luke, 8, of Sylvania performs in a Varna on Lord Krishna.

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Pandit Anant Dixit, priest of the Hindu Temple of Toledo, offers the invocation.

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T.J. Singh of Sylvania, center, signs up to a a bone marrow donor at the festival. The table, and the drive, is spearheaded by Geeta Rao, left, who will be a senior at Northview High School, and her friend Bhakti Dixit, who will be a senior at Southview High School. Rao considers it simply a "moral responsibility" to register, on the chance that a person can save another's life.

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Vimi Bhandari, left, of Lakewood, Ohio, one of several vendors at the event. At right are Phil and Deb Collette of Holland.

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Nirmiti Shah, 12, left, and Sneha Mashalkar, 10, both of Sylvania, perform in a Varna on Lord Krishna.

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Des Rangeela, a patriotic and classical dance, is performed early in the program.

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Megan Basrur, 9, left, and Neha Luke, 8, both of Sylvania, perform in a Varna on Lord Krishna.

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The conclusion of a Varna on Lord Krishna, one of the Bharatanatyam classical Indian dances performed during the festival.

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Poonam Saini performs a classical dance.

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Standing for the playing of the American national anthem are, from left, Ankita Gupta of Ft. Wayne, Indu Goel, of India, Yashika Gupta, 9, and Meera Jain of Fort Wayne.

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Garima Dixit and others perform a classical dance.

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The conclusion of a Varna on Lord Krishna, one of the Bharatanatyam classical Indian dances performed during the festival.

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