Fall Fest

Interfaith Atlanta’s first annual fall fest was a huge success! Thank you to all who came out in support. If you would like to be part of the next year’s event, contact our Entertainment and Networking Committee at fallfest@interfaithatlanta.org


A special thank you to all our presenting organizations and special guests.

 

 


2021 Entertainment Schedule

3:00 PM Introduction & Welcome
3:15 PM Table Sponsor Shout Outs
3:20 PM Unity Atlanta
3:25 PM Spiritual Assembly, Baha’i of Atlanta
3:30 PM

Nashaa -Bollywood fusion

                              ATL Nashaa is Atlanta’s Co-Ed Intercollegiate Competitive Bollywood Fusion Dance Team! Nashaa was founded just about a couple months ago by two college students who wanted to express themselves by the form of dance!
3:40 PM

Aditya Chaturvedi

Aditya Chaturvedi is a Ph.D student at the Department of Religious Studies, Emory University where he studies Hinduism. Under the maestro of Hindustani classical music Dr. Prashant Mallick, he is training in the Dhrupad style of singing.
4:00 PM

Dance FX

DanceFx is a dance studio with locations in Alpharetta, Athens, and Charleston. DanceFx believes that dance is for everybody. https://www.dancefx.org/atlanta-home
4:15 PM Jewish Community Relations Council (JCRC)
4:20 PM

Mrs. Neeru Singh

was born in India. She came to this country at the age of 15 when she first started High School in the suburbs of Chicago Illinois. Since then, Mrs. Singh has attended various colleges and universities, owned various successful businesses and now she is working as a contractor to the United States Government. She raised two wonderful sons and now lives happily in the Atlanta, Georgia area with her husband. As a woman of Sikh faith, Mrs. Singh has always believed in volunteering services by feeding the hungry, spreading the word of peace and kindness. She will be sharing her thoughts on the Interfaith based on the Sikhism perspective.
4:30 PM Ignatius House
4:35 PM

Raagi Jatha of Bhai Karnail Singh, Simran Mediation and Hymn Singing

Bhai Karnail Singh Ji is a certified Sikh Missionary from SGPC (the highest religious authoritative organization of Sikhs). He has overall 45+ years of experience serving the Sikh religion in a variety of leadership roles. He and his son Bhai Gurpreet Singh (Tabla player) have served the Atlanta Sikh communities for more than 25 years. Currently, Bhai Karnail Singh Ji is serving as the head-priest of Guru Nanak Mission Society of Atlanta, a Sikh Gurdwara located at Norcross GA. Today, Bhai Karnail Singh and his Jatha will be performing the Naam-Simran (Meditation), Hymn Singing from the Sikh Scriptures and will also share his message on unity for the whole human race as advocated by Sikhism.
4:55 PM Compassionate Atlanta
5:00 PM

Special Guest Speaker: Ann Cramer

Ann Wilson Cramer, graduated from Salem College in mathematics. She is serving as a Senior Consultant with Coxe Curry after retiring from a career at IBM, as its Director for Corporate Citizenship for the Americas.  Ann and her husband, Jeff, live in Inman Park and are active at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, where Ann has served as Senior Warden of the Vestry and she is active in several interfaith organizations.  They are the proud parents of two adult children, Megan and Wil and his wife Lauren. Ann has been an active civic leader in many local, national and global organizations.
5:10 PM

Samaj Swayamsevak Sangh

Hindu Swayamsevak Sangh USA  (HSS or HSS USA) is a non-profit, social, educational, and cultural organization. Sangh, as the organization is popularly known, aims to coordinate the Hindu American community to practice, regular values-based education programs for children, youth and adults through more than 220 branches nationwide. They also organize service activities and community outreach projects. Today, We have the pleasure of the GA branch of Hindu Samaj Sevak Sangh joining us along with their talented team who will be performing below performances: Yoga Presentation, Shlokas recitation, Dance with Yogchap/Lezim, Skit.
5:35 PM

Nida Moledina

Nida is an involved performing artist and member of the Ismaili Muslim community, coming in with many years of singing and performing experience. She has been featured in multiple musical projects, she has written some of her own pieces, and she has traveled around the country with other esteemed artists to perform for various audiences. She started her journey at the age of 9 and indulged herself in Western classical music, in musical theater, and in Eastern genres as well. Singing has been her outlet for self expression for the last 17 years as she has simultaneously pursued a professional education in dentistry. Visit https://linktr.ee/plain.nida to view Nida’s portfolio.
5:45 PM

Asif Lakhani

Asif Lakhani is an Atlanta-based standup comedian who has been performing for four years. He never aspired to or thought about doing standup when he was younger, but a new year’s resolution and some tough luck forced him down a path that was always meant for him. His favorite thing about comedy is getting people to think about topics in a way they may not have before while also getting a good laugh in the process. When he’s not performing, he works in tech, records a sports and craft beer podcast, and dabbles in freelance writing as well as volunteer work.
6:00 PM Ignatius House Retreat Center
6:10 PM

The Mamalehs!

The Mamalehs are a Jewish Women’s singing group. View their performances here.
6:25 PM

Special Guest Speaker: Rev. Angela Harrington Rice

Angela Harrington Rice is former Senior Executive Producer for Atlanta Interfaith Broadcasters, Inc. where she has served in many editorial and management capacities. Over her 25 years of working in interfaith media, Angela has used her position to create positive connections between persons of different faiths and ethnicities. In 2008 she was awarded an Emmy for her documentary “World Pilgrims: A Sacred Journey to Turkey,” which chronicled a trip taken by Jews, Christians and Muslims. Rev Angela graduated from the Barbara King School of Ministry and is a Master Teacher and New Thought Minister ordained by Bishop Dr. Barbara Lewis King. Wanting to honor her husband Carlos T. Rice’s dying request, Angela started One Love Spiritual Center, an inclusive, non-membership, spiritual fellowship that welcomes persons from all faith traditions. For her body of work, Angela was inducted into the National Association of Television Arts and Sciences (NATAS) Silver Circle for exemplary service in broadcast media and the Martin Luther King, Jr. Ministers and Laity Board of Preachers at Morehouse College. She is a grief counselor and founder of “Widow Wings” and now a published author.
6:30 PM Woodward Academy
6:35 PM Jewish Family and Career Services
6:40 PM

Neha Nasar

Neha Nasar is a senior at Agnes Scott College studying neuroscience and loves to sing in her free time. Neha’s singing videos can be viewed at https://vm.tiktok.com/ZM89xknCK/ and https://vm.tiktok.com/ZM89xR8XF/