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Championships of Bhangra follows the mission of Carolina Indian Arts, a local Indian dance academy in the RTP area. 


The primary focus of Carolina Indian Arts (CIA)  is giving enrichment opportunities to the Desi youth of the North Carolina Community via dance training and character development activities. CIA Currently offers three styles of dance: Bhangra, Garba-Raas, and Bollywood Fusion. CIA also offers private lessons, private event performances, corporate team-building activities, and more! 

Through the intersection of performances, arts education, and civic engagement, Desi Dance Network seeks to:

  • Empower South Asian artists by creating and developing safe spaces for artistic and creative growth.

  • Increase diversity in the entertainment workforce by providing a continuum of work-based learning experiences and opportunities.

  • Promote South Asian Performing Arts in the United States.

  • Build a supportive and empowering community within the collegiate and high school Desi dance circuits.

Desi Dance Network also hosts the official bollywood dance championship- Legends.

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