Lotus Blossoms is the premier youth-focused arts education outreach program of the Lotus Education & Arts Foundation. The 2018 Lotus Blossoms line-up includes artists representing Angola, Finland, India, Uganda, and the U.S.

Don’t miss public performances with Lotus Blossoms artists throughout March and April — see below or our Upcoming Events page for details. Unless denoted otherwise, events are FREE and open to the public.

Crosspulse Duo (U.S.)
Blossoms Residency: April 2-4
Public Performance Schedule:
Wednesday, April 4, 7:00-8:15 p.m., House Concert – Reservations required; Extremely limited capacity!)

Dance of Hope (Uganda)
Blossoms Residency: March 26-30
Public Performance Schedule:
Thursday, March 29, 7:00-8:00 p.m., MCPL
Friday, March 30, 12:30-1:15 p.m., Sidney & Lois Eskenazi Hospital, Indianapolis

Giri & Uma Peters (U.S.)
Blossoms Residency: April 2-6
Public Performance Schedule:
Monday, April 2, 4:00-4:20 p.m., WFHB Firehouse Session
Tuesday, April 3, 7:00-8:00 p.m., Indiana University-Purdue University Columbus
Thursday, April 5, 5:00-7:30 p.m., First Thursdays, IU Fine Arts Plaza/Showalter Fountain
Friday, April 6, 12:00-12:45 p.m., Sidney & Lois Eskenazi Hospital, Indianapolis

Kardemimmit (Finland)
Blossoms Residency: March 19-23
Public Performance Schedule:
Wednesday, March 21, 4:00-4:45 p.m. (reception to follow),  Meadowood Retirement Community
Friday, March 23, 12:30-1:15 p.m., Sidney & Lois Eskenazi Hospital, Indianapolis

Madame Gandhi (India/U.S.)
Blossoms Residency: April 10-11
Public Performance Schedule:
Tuesday, April 10, 6:00 p.m., Mathers Museum of World Cultures
Wednesday, April 11, 9:00-11:30 p.m., The Bishop

Radha Lakshmi (India)
Blossoms Residency: April 4-5
Public Event Schedule:

Public Mandala Demonstration: Wednesday, April 4, 12:00-3:00 p.m., IU School of Global & International Studies 
Community Workshop: Wednesday, April 4, 7:00-8:30 p.m., Vibe Yoga Studio
IU First Thursday: Thursday, April 5, 5:00-7:30 p.m., IU Fine Arts Plaza/Showalter Fountain

Victor Gama (Angola)
Blossoms Residency: March 21-22
Public Performance Schedule:
Pieces for Acrux and Toha, Thursday, March 22, 7:00 p.m., Buskirk-Chumley Theater

2018 Lotus Blossoms World Bazaar
School Day: Friday, April 6 (learn how to bring your 4th grade class)
Family Day: Saturday, April 7, 11:00 a.m – 3:00 p.m., Fairview Elementary School (Free fun for all ages!)

Interested in bringing an artist to your school?  Click here to get started!

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Lotus Blossoms depends on the generous support of business sponsors and Friends of Lotus donors!

We need your help to make 2018 Lotus Blossoms Educational Outreach programming successful and impactful for as many young people as possible.

Click here to learn more about business sponsorship opportunities or tax-deductible donations that help bring the world to our schools.

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