Oakville Diwali Gala raised $281,000 for Oakville Hospital Foundation

The Oakville Diwali Gala is one of the most sought-after events in the Halton region of Ontario, Canada, and this year’s edition took place in September with great success. Traditionally dressed guests, members of The Oakville Hospital foundation, friends and families were all in attendance to celebrate the festival of lights in its true meaning […]

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Fourth annual Oakville Diwali gala coming up to raise hospital funds

Diwali, the Festival of Lights and Joy, is celebrated by millions all around the world. Culturally and spiritually rooted within the South Asian community, it signifies the victory of light over darkness, good over evil, knowledge of ignorance, and hope over despair. A grand celebration is planned in Oakville on  Friday, September 15, 2017, starting at […]

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Monster Rock Orchestra in Brampton this Friday

Attention Bramptonites! The Monster Rock Orchestra is on this Friday, August 18 at Garden Square.The free show combines a massive orchestra with hit songs, lasers and an incredible lineup of local and international artists including Sumo Cyco, Parvaaz and Stephanie Braganza. Justin Maki, a 23 year-old acoustic singer-songwriter out of London, Ontario, is also joining […]

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Caribana returns to Toronto starting Aug. 3

The world renowned Caribana festival weekend in Toronto is fast approaching. Beginning on Thursday, August 3, the celebration will kick off with the King and Queen Parade. Here, competitors wear beautiful, massive costumes in hopes of catching the judges’ attention, as the male and female with the most intricate costume win the title of king […]

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Sample top South Asian chefs from the GTA at the Taste of India food festival

The Akshar Pavilion Taste of India food festival is coming to Nathan Phillips Square in Toronto on Aug. 5, 2017, from noon to 10 p.m. This free, family-friendly and outdoor event features more than 50 vendors and is expecting 10,000 attendees. Be a part of Bollywood style dances, classical temple dances, bhangra, music and a […]

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#BollywoodMonster Mashup Calendar for rest of the week

  You won’t want to miss out on any of the action at this year’s 7th annual #BollywoodMonster Mashup, the largest South Asian Festival in Canada! After a smashing #BollywoodMashup Does Brampton event last weekend, here’s a full lineup of what’s still coming up.   #BollywoodMonster VIP and Media Cocktail Reception C Banquets, Mississauga Thursday, […]

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Festival of India moved to new TO location, but had same great spirit

With the Toronto Islands currently experiencing flood conditions, the 45th Annual Festival of India had to move from its iconic spot at Centre Island to a new location in Toronto — but the change was not necessarily a bad thing. “This was a unique year for our festival,” says chairperson Krishna Sharma. “We hosted our two-day […]

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Monster FoodFest is a tasty new twist at #BollywoodMonster Mashup

#BollywoodMonster Mashup has even more in store for festival attendees with the addition of the all-new Monster FoodFest. Fusing delicious international and Canadian flavours, Monster FoodFest will thrill your senses with anexplosion of flavour offering specialty kebabs, dosas, samosas, ice cream, corn on the cob, pizza, and live cooking demos. The Monster FoodFest happens July […]

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Be a junior journalist on CBC Kids Days with Dwight Drummond

Does your child love to ask questions? He or she might be a journalist-in-the-making! On Wednesday, July 19, CBC Toronto will take part in CBC Kids Days by inviting little fans for an interactive contest called CBC Toronto’s Junior Journalist! How it works Dwight Drummond will be on-site to “co-host.” Starting at 12:45 p.m., kids under 12 years old […]

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Paola Murillo’s Carnaval del Sol is back for the ninth year this July in Vancouver

Colombian-born Paola Murillo is a marketing and business dynamo in Vancouver’s Latin American community. As the head of Latincouver, a virtual plaza for Latinos to connect, she is the brains behind a variety of events from regular Latin American networking breakfasts to a Latin Innovation Hub to the ExpoPlaza Latina, a business event exploring trade […]

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