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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.

In Conversation With Monika Deol

9:00pm –10:00pm

If you remember MuchMusic's Electric Circus then you surely remember Monika Deol!

Lectures

Shillong Chamber Choir

9:30pm –11:00pm

Don’t miss your chance to catch a live performance of the India’s Got Talent – Season 2 winners!

Music

MMMovies!

10:00pm –12:30am

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

Komic Sutra featuring Nitin Mirani and Crystal Ferrier

10:30pm –11:30pm

Comedian Nitin Mirani is refreshing, exuberant, completely unpredictable, un-clichéd and highly entertaining. Don't miss out! Also featuring Crystal Ferrier. (18+)

Theatre

Chin Injeti

11:00pm –11:30pm

Grammy Award-winning producer/artist/writer Chin Injeti is no stranger to the music industry. Isn't it time you become acquainted?

Music

M!M!M! Chillout (DJs)

11:30pm – 1:00am

Chillout with some top DJs including The Guru Bros, Gitanjali Lena, Anupa (pictured), Blitz, and Mandeep Sethi.

Dance

Music

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

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