Hindu Religious Leader Gives Invocation for Penn. Music Festival

August 9, 2004

Source: The Morning Call


On August 9, 2004 The Morning Call reported, "Bethlehem's City Center Plaza was packed with music lovers Friday night for the hour-long opening ceremonies that launched Musikfest into its third decade. This year's festival theme 'United We Jam' was evident in the performers' patriotic songs interspersed with the recognition of dignitaries, sponsors and volunteers and the bestowing of awards... The invocation was given by the religious leader of one of the Lehigh Valley's diverse minority groups, Pandit Anil Kumar Shukla of the Hindu Temple Society on Airport Road in Hanover Township, Northampton County."