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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.

Midnight Yoga by Yogapolooza

12:00am – 1:00am

Tap into your inner zen with a yoga lesson conducted by Salimah Kassim-Lakha.

Learning

Artist Walkway

11:00am – 6:00pm

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 – 7:00pm

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

12:30pm – 1:30pm

A cooking demonstration by a champion chef!

Food

Bollycore

12:30pm – 1:00pm

Puja Amin, founder and director of Sanskriti Arts Ensemble has now created a new type of dance and fitness - Bollycore!

Dance

Family

Learning

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

12:30pm – 5:30pm

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

M!M!M! Bachcha Party

1:00pm – 2:00pm

This special section of Masala! Mehndi! Masti! celebrates talented youngsters who are just as capable of burning up the dance floor, singing like a rockstar or playing in band like any grownup! Come cheer on the next generation of entertainment!

Dance

Family

Music

Senior Desi Idol - Finals

1:00pm – 1:30pm

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

Dance

Music

Theatre

Devis n' Divas featuring Shirsha

1:30pm – 2:00pm

Mellow, powerful, soulful. Come out and enjoy the amazing production that is Devis n’ Divas; highlighting exceptional female singers and their works.

Family

Music

Rajasthani Group Performance

2:00pm – 3:00pm

A special M!M!M! performance by our visitors from Rajasthan.

Dance

Music

Chef Roshni Mansukhani

2:30pm – 3:30pm

A cooking demonstration by a champion chef!

Food

Panwar Music Dance Academy featuring Hemant & Vaishali Panwar

3:00pm – 3:30pm

Hemant Panwar is a renowned dancer who has mesmerized audiences around the world!

Music

M!M!M! Chillout

3:30pm – 4:30pm

With 10 years of songwriting and performing under his belt, 200 shows a year, over 2,000 EPs sold, and a new album in production, Mandippal is getting recognized as a serious player on the singer-songwriter scene.

Music

Kids Jam Session

4:00pm – 4:30pm

Calling all kids! Come and join in a free-for-all dance party to music especially put together for kids.

Dance

Family

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