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Pictures as Preston celebrates Indian culture and dancing

Posted on - 23rd June, 2018 - 3:51pm | Author - | Posted in - Preston News, University, What's On in Preston
Traditional Indian outfits were paraded as part of the show
Traditional Indian outfits were paraded as part of the show

Hundreds of people enjoyed a dazzling display of Indian dance, food and song in Preston.

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They were treated to the moves of current Mayor councillor Trevor Hart, council leader Matthew Brown and deputy leader councillor Peter Moss busting a Bollywood move on the stage too.

This year’s Celebr8 event brought together Indian heritage and culture at 53 Degrees.

In partnership with the University of Central Lancashire the show had a fashion display as a catwalk stretched down the centre of the venue.

Councillors Brown, Moss and Hart bust their bangra moves
Councillors Brown, Moss and Hart bust their bangra moves

BBC Lancashire presenter Neetal Parekh was the host for the evening, and joined the politicians in showing them how to do a Bangra dance.

Read more: Sikhs on the streets to give a cool boost to the city’s homeless

Sonia Bashir was there to snap the action, have a browse below of how the event unfolded.

Councillors Brown, Moss and Hart bust their bangra moves
Councillors Brown, Moss and Hart bust their bangra moves

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