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Shubanjali makes a hat-trick at the 6th Annual Dance competitions in NJ, USA 
 

July 14, 2005 

Organized by the Hindu Tempe of NJ, competitions were held during the 6th Annual Indian American Festival, in Bridgewater, NJ on the 9th and 10th of July. 

Shubanjali School of Performing Arts, a premier dance organization based in NJ, added another feather to its cap as they bagged the first place awards in the Junior Classical Dance category and the Senior Folk Category, for the third consecutive year, and was recognized in the Outstanding Dance School category as the Runner up, competing with more than 20 leading dance schools in the tri-state area.  
The event which was attended by more than 15,000 people and over 300 contestants is one of the most prestigious dance competitions held in the tri state region.  The event was also attended by political stalwarts including Senator Jon S Corzine and Assemblyman Mr.Upendra Chivukula besides various dignitaries from the local council and temple authorities.  

The winners of Shubanjali are: 
Junior Group Classical Dance category First Place: Shivani Patel, Lakshmi Davey, Sanjana Umarale and Madhumita Parmar 

Senior Group Folk category First Place: Sumitra Ramaprasad, Sharbari Bose, Purnema, Minal Patel, Monalisa Dhobley, Ragaranjani Gunnia, Sumana Ramakrishnan, Shobana Raj, Jasmine Gadhavi, Reena Chokshi 

Outstanding Dance School Category Runner Up: Sumitra Ramaprasad, Sharbari Bose, Purnema, Minal Patel, Monalisa Dhobley, Ragaranjani Gunnia, Sumana Ramakrishnan, Shobana Raj, Jasmine Gadhavi, Reena Chokshi 

Shubanjali, founded in 1992 by Bharatanatyam dancer Suba Ramesh Parmar, is a New Jersey based dance organization with exemplary performing and teaching standards.  The school has consistently won recognition at premier tri-state events, including First Place at the 2003 Federation of Indian Associations, NY Cultural Show and the 2004 Outstanding Dance School award at the annual Bridgewater Temple competition.  The school is known for its exemplary group and solo productions.   

web: www.shubanjali.org