ORLANDO, Fla. — In appreciation of the Orlando Magic’s diverse fan base, for the sixth consecutive year, the team will partner with the Indian American Chamber of Commerce to host India Day presented by FAIRWINDS Credit Union on Saturday, February 3 when the Magic host the Washington Wizards, tip off set for 7:00 p.m. The night will feature postgame entertainment by Raghav and the first 5,000 fans will receive a rally towel provided by FAIRWINDS. The Orlando Magic Dancers will also perform a routine in traditional Bollywood style along with a variety of pregame and halftime performances celebrating Indian culture.
Earlier in the day, the Magic’s Fan Fest from 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. will feature an India Day theme in front of the Amway Center, showcasing Indian cultural dancing from various local Indian organizations. Fans will enjoy traditional music, cultural dances, saree draping, henna tattoos and Indian cuisine. MTN DEW will also provide samples of their new MTN DEW ICE at Fan Fest as part of their supporting partnership of India Day. Fan Fest is free and open to the public.
“We are proud to partner with the Indian American Chamber of Commerce for the sixth consecutive year to host India Day presented by FAIRWINDS,” said Orlando Magic CEO Alex Martins. “Sports truly is a rallying point that can bring all people together and speak any language. India Day is just one way for the Magic to show its appreciation to this segment of our fan base for their support and dedication.”
Since its inception in 1989, the Magic has been committed to its diverse community and has instituted a variety of initiatives to reach its multicultural fan base throughout Central Florida. Under the leadership of Magic CEO Alex Martins, the Orlando Magic created a multicultural insights focus in 2008. The team’s goal is to create an inclusive environment in which community partners, fans and employees feel welcome, valued and appreciated.
Tickets are available to the Feb. 3 Magic vs. Wizards matchup for India Day presented by FAIRWINDS at www.orlandomagic.com/indiaday.