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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

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