Mission

The Tamarind Society is a not-for-profit cultural and educational entity that promotes and fosters an appreciation of the wonderfully vibrant South Asian performing arts in the tri-state region of New Jersey, Pennsylvania and New York, through the enactment of concerts, seminars and exhibitions.




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A tribute to Faiz featuring Tahira Syed in concert.
On Sunday, May 7th, 2017 from 4:00PM till 7:00PM at the Union League of Philadelphia, 140 South Broad Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19102.


As part of our 10th anniversary celebrations, Tamarind Society is proud to present the delectable Ms. Tahira Syed in concert at the Union League of Philadelphia. This promises to be a truly meomorable event as we pay tribute to the great Faiz Ahmed Faiz. Dress: The Union League's rules require business attire; jackets and ties for gentlemen. We are requesting formal South-Asian attire for the ladies. Please note that space is limited and Tamarind events tend to sell out quickly. You are therefore requested to procure your tickets at the earliest to avoid disappointment. Your PayPal receipt will serve as your ticket.Tickets will not be available at the door. Tickets : $85. Complimentary light refreshments will be served. Tickets can only be purchased online via PayPal. For more information you can contact us at tamarindsociety@gmail.com. Tamarind Society is thus named because tamarind (imli) is a fruit that is native to South Asia and denotes tangy conviviality and merriment. Tamarind derives its name from tamar-hindi -- literally 'the fruit of India' in Arabic -- whereas India itself gets its name from Pakistan's River Indus -- thus encapsulating the origins and flavors of the region’s wonderful culture and traditions. Tamarind is a not-for-profit cultural society that promotes the wonderfully vibrant South Asian performing arts through the enactment of concerts, seminars and exhibitions.




Tickets: $85.00 per person. Tickets can only be purchased online via PayPal. Our events tend to be sold out. To avoid disappointment please reserve your seats at your earliest convenience. Your PayPal receipt will serve as your ticket. Tickets will not be available at the door.