You're invited to HAF’s Annual Tampa Gala

We are looking forward to having you at our Tampa Gala, where we will have something for everyone:

  • Interested in our Education initiatives? You'll hear about our new Gandhi, Diwali and Kashmir toolkits for classrooms across the nation.
  • Interested in Kashmir? Learn how you can help shape the narrative of Kashmir. Check out all our content on including a three part video series on the History of Kashmir.
  • Annoyed with the media's portrayal of our community? Find out what HAF is doing about it and how YOU can be a part of the solution.

Date: Sunday, November 17, 2019
Time: 5:00 - 8:00 pm
Place: Quality Inn Hotel & Conference Center, 2701 East Fowler Avenue, Tampa, FL 33612

Tickets: Purchase tickets here

  • General Admission: $25
  • Exclusive Table of 8: $175
  • Senior Citizen (65+): $20
  • Children (18 and under): Free

Welcoming Committee: Nainan Desai, Haren Mehta and Nikhil Joshi

HAF Speakers


Entertainment by Aks & Lakshmi

Aks & Lakshmi are a composer and vocalist duo who specialize in Electronic Bhakti Music. Trained by Oscar winner AR Rahman, Aks is best known for creating multi-layered electronic orchestrations and soulful melodies. With an M.A. in Religious Studies from Stanford University, Lakshmi is a vocalist-scholar who brings singing, scholarship, and storytelling onto one platform. Together, they are pioneers in blending Raga influences with electronic and pop genres to create powerful spiritual experiences. They sing bhajans and stotras of bhakti poets such as Adi Shankara, Surdas, Mirabai, and Narsi Mehta to spread the saints’ love, peace, and pluralistic vision.



Interested in sponsoring this event? Download sponsorship flyer as a PDF or download as a JPG



Don't know what to expect? Check out the fun we had in Tri-Valley earlier this year!