​​​International Hindi Association - Dallas Chapter

In collaboration with ICCR (Government of India) Presents

18TH BIENNIAL, INTERNATIONAL HINDI CONVENTION & 

VIRAAT KAVI SAMMELAN 

(१८वां द्विवार्षिक अंतर्राष्ट्रीय हिन्दी अधिवेशन तथा विराट कवि सम्मेलन)

Convention Details

​​​​​​​Convention & Viraat Kavi Sammelan - Saturday, September 9th, 2017

International Hindi Association - Dallas Chapter

Opening Day - Friday, September 8th, 2017

  • 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm: Registrations Begins Early


  • 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm: Dinner


  • 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm: Program
  • 8:00 pm - 8:30 pm: ​Convention Opening & Welcome
  • 8:30 pm - 9:30 pm: Local Artists Performances
  • 9:30 pm - 9:45 pm: Break, Tea, Kulfi
  • 9:45 pm - 10:30 pm: Padam Shri Bharti Bandhu Performance (more info)
  • 10:30 pm - 11:30 pm: Swasti Pandey Performance (more info)
  • 7:30 am – Tea and Coffee
  • 8:00 am – 8:30 am - Yoga
  • 8:00 am - 9:30 am: Breakfast


  • 9:30 am - 3:30 pm: Breakout Sessions
  • 9:30 am – 11:00 am - Breakout Session 1
  • 9:30 am – 11:00 am - Breakout Session 2
  • 11:00 am – 12:30 pm - Breakout Session 3
  • 11:00 am – 12:30 pm - Breakout Session 4
  • 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm - Breakout Session 5
  • 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm - Breakout Session 6


  • 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm: Lunch


  • 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm: Afternoon Tea & Coffee


  • 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm: Registration Opens


  • 5:30 pm: Seating Begins


  • 6:00 pm - 1:00 am: Viraat Kavi Sammelan​
  • 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm: Viraat Kavi Sammelan Opens
  • 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm: Dinner
  • 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm: 1st Round Performance
  • 10:30 pm - 11:00 pm: Break & Gulkund Kulfi
  • 11:00 pm - 1:00 am: 2nd Round Performance