NRI Pulse Staff Report
Atlanta, GA: Kruti Dance Academy has been selected to perform in the 2015 Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York. The academy will represent the state ofGeorgia. This will mark the first parade appearance by the group.KrutiDanceAcademy will have the opportunity to showcase their exciting talents alongside iconic parade staples, including giant character balloons, floats, marching bands, celebrities and clowns.
Each year, the Macy’s Parade creative team looks for performance groups across the country that have the talent and abilities to captivate more than 3.5 million live spectators and more than 50 million viewers. From the wacky to the outrageous, these groups offer unique performances that add a dose of local color to the national event.
“For the Parade, we have choreographed a Bollywood themed dance featuring 40 talented first generation Indian-American student performers. We are excited that Macy’s has invited us to be part of this iconic event which brings together all of us as a multi-cultural American family on this Thanksgiving Day,” said Dina Sheth, Founder and Director of Kruti Dance Academy.
For more than eight decades, Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade has given thanks to what Macy’s values most – its loyal fans. More than 5,000 Macy’s employees and dedicated volunteers work tirelessly to create a spectacular event that entertains the cheerful crowds and provides joy to millions at home watching on Thanksgiving Day. Marching down a more than two-mile long route inNew York City, the spectacle is alive with gleaming color, music and smiles.
With more than 50 million viewers across the country and more than 3.5 million spectators that line up along the streets of New York Cityeach year, the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade is a national icon that has grown into a world-famous holiday event. For more than 85 years, the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade has marked the official start of the holiday season. Growing in size and scale, the parade proudly marches down a more than 2-mile route in New York City with more than 8,000 participants in tow including Macy’s employees, their families, celebrities, athletes, clowns and dance groups spreading holiday cheer. The Parade also features America’s best marching bands, fabulous floats and Macy’s signature giant helium character balloons.