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A celebration of incredibly diverse South Asian and South Asian-inspired culture, this festival explores and celebrates our differences, spinning and weaving a fantastic cultural thread around us all.

 

Please visit masalamehndimasti.com for full festival listings.

 

Part of Hot Spot Summer 2011, a series of festivals and cultural events that run from Victoria Day weekend through to Thanksgiving!

Events will be added to this schedule as they are confirmed.

MMMovies!

7:00pm – 9:30pm

What better way to enjoy films than to watch them again in the company of the stars who are featured in them! MMMovies! provides a retrospective look at the works of Abhay Deol.

Film

Radha Academy of Carnatic Violins

7:00pm – 8:00pm

Subhadra Vijaykumar will demonstrate the intricacies and beauty of carnatic violin.

Music

Artist Walkway

7:00pm –11:00pm

Inspired by South Asia’s depth of colours, sights and emotions, all woven together as a beautiful tapestry, these featured artists bring to life their vision of South Asia through paint, sculpture and photography.

Visual Arts

Waheed Soroor and Kice aka Kastro

8:00pm – 9:00pm

Afghan-Canadian singer, songwriter, composer and producer Waheed Soroor (pictured) is loved by Central Asian fans all over the world. Kice aka Kastro is the first Canadian/Afghan pop artist to hit the music scene with his unique sound and style. See them both on our WestJet Stage!

Music

Radha Academy of Carnatic Violins

9:00pm – 9:30pm

Subhadra Vijaykumar will demonstrate the intricacies and beauty of carnatic violin.

Music

Bhanging by the Lake

9:30pm –11:00pm

From the park to the lake! The very best in Bhangra.

Dance

Music

MMMovies!

11:00pm – 1:30am

What better way to enjoy films than to watch them again in the company of the stars who are featured in them! MMMovies! provides a retrospective look at the works of Abhay Deol.

Film

Beatitude

11:00pm –12:30am

From the producer of Delhi 2 Dublin comes a journey through modern Asian sounds.

Music

Artist Walkway

11:00am –11:00pm

Inspired by South Asia’s depth of colours, sights and emotions, all woven together as a beautiful tapestry, these featured artists bring to life their vision of South Asia through paint, sculpture and photography.

Visual Arts

Graffiti Art with Javid

12:00pm – 9:00pm

Javid is an Arabic name that means eternal. His work as a painter, graphic designer and muralist is dedicated to revealing the architectural spirit of letters and faces, inspired by the principles of Arabic calligraphy, graffiti art, and portraiture.

Visual Arts

MMMovies!

12:30pm – 3:00pm

What better way to enjoy films than to watch them again in the company of the stars who are featured in them! MMMovies! provides a retrospective look at the works of Abhay Deol.

Film

Chef Roshni Mansukhani

1:00pm – 2:00pm

A cooking demonstration by a champion chef!

Food

Senior Desi Idol - Semi-Finals

1:00pm – 2:00pm

Once again, M!M!M! presents Senior Desi Idol - an interactive singing competition directed towards seniors.

Dance

Music

Theatre

Pandya & Gandhi

2:00pm – 2:45pm

Pandya and Jonita Gandhi rock the stage with the latest Bollywood numbers while girls from Nritya Kala Mandir support them as backup dancers!

Dance

Music

M!M!M! Kidz Corner Arts n' Crafts

2:00pm – 8:00pm

Imagination and colours come alive as children use a variety of wonderful materials to create cultural crafts of South Asia as the teacher explains the significance of their art and creativity.

Craft & Design

Family

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