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Bring your appetites! This festival serves up the broad spectrum of South Asian cuisine, ranging from best-loved dishes to new and unique regional tastes. The festival also features song, dance and cinematic Bollywood classics.

 

Curatorial Statement

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Kid's Guide to Harbourfront Centre

10:00am – 9:00pm

Family

An interactive discovery walk for kids around the Harbourfront Centre site!

International Marketplace

12:00pm –12:00am

Shopping

Shop for delightful treasures from the four corners of the globe!

World Café

12:00pm –12:00am

Food

Waterfront's summer food hotspot offers delicious cuisine from around the world.

Redpath Acts of Sweetness

12:00pm

Family

Join us for children’s crafts in the Redpath tent all weekend long.

Rhythm Theme

1:00pm

Dance

A performance mixing Bharatha Natyam, Mohiniyattam, Kuchuppudi and Kathakali – all various forms of Indian dance.

Kulwant Singh

1:00pm – 5:00pm

Family

Intertwining his love of Sikhi and culture with his love of art.

Art Challenge and Exhibition

1:00pm – 5:00pm

Family

Craft

UNITY IN DIVERSITY – Art challenge for children aged 5 to 16 years.

Free canoe rides!

1:00pm

Family

Enjoy free canoe rides in our Natrel pond.

Golgappa Eating Competition

1:30pm

Food

Two groups have to consume a maximum numbers of Golgappa. At the end of two minutes, the winners will be announced. Yummy!

Avalla

2:00pm

Music

A unique representation of today's artistically inclined Punjabi youth brought together by the universal language of music.

Chef Umang Dutta

2:30pm

Food

Onkar Singh

3:00pm

Music

A much sought-after vocalist and composer trained in East Indian classical music.

RSVP

3:00pm

Theatre

The Punjabi Arts Association of Toronto is an independent, not-for-profit, volunteer-based organization that presents issues of relevance to the South Asian immigrant community through the performing arts.

Dosa Eating Competition

3:30pm

Food

A competition to see who can eat the most amount of Dosa in two minutes – Yummy!

Chef Sanjeev Sethi of the Host Restaurant

4:30pm

Food

The Hosts’ menu contains the sum of Chef Sanjeev Sethi's 30-years experience as a chef. It is a passport that will give you access to an unparalleled culinary experience, one that will take the art of Indian cuisine to a new level.

Devendra Mishra

6:00pm

Theatre

A poetry recital and beautiful kavi sammelan!

Chef Satvinder Singh

6:30pm

Food

Colours from the land of Gujrat, India: Swar Gunjan

7:30pm

Music

The Indian Musical Institute founded by renowned vocalist and musician Pramesh Nandi of Mewati Gharana.

Hum Tum

8:00pm

Film

A romantic comedy from the film director Kunal Kohli.

Parichay

8:00pm

Music

Dandiya

9:00pm

Dance

The traditional folk dance form of Vrindavan, India.

The Internationally Acclaimed RDB & Nindy Kaur Performing Live

9:30pm

Music

These British born Sikh brothers have radically pioneered the style of British bhangra music by remoulding it into a raw, urban sound.

DJ Publicity

11:00pm

Music

My Bindi.com Comedy Night

11:00pm

Theatre

Get a taste of some of the hottest South Asian comedians around!