Wednesday, Dec. 2
Event: Red and White Gala
Details: Canadian South Asians Supporting Independent Living (C-SASIL) is hosting its annual Red and White Gala at Shingar Banquet Hall, 2084 Steeles Ave. E. Tickets cost $60/person.
Contact: Harvinder Bajwa, 905-799-7274.
Friday, Dec. 11
Event: Brown Canadian
Details: Council of Agencies serving South Asians (CASSA) will be hosting its 2nd annual Brown Canadian 2020 Summit from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at York University (Founders College Assembly Hall), 4700 Keele St. in Toronto. The purpose of the conference is to understand: Where South Asians are at in Canada and secondly to formulate a plan to respond to the needs of the community.
Contact: Gloria Kim, email: firstname.lastname@example.org or call 416-932-1359 (ext. 12)
Saturday, Dec. 12
Event: Anirudh Concert
Details: Arya Canada will present Anirudh Live at Brampton’s Powerade Centre, 7575 Kennedy Rd. S. at 6 p.m. Anirudh Ravichander is a film composer/singer whose song Why this Kolaveri Di went viral on YouTube with 100 million views. He’s the nephew of Rajnikanth and is part of a band called Zinx.
Contact: Tickets can be purchased here
Wednesday, Dec. 16
Event: Dance Competition
Details: Love Birds 2016 dance competition auditions are taking place at ONEROOF Studios, 2244 Drew Rd. Unit 6 in Mississauga. The grand finale will happen, Feb. 5, 2016.
Contact: email@example.com or call 647-897-7210
Event: My Room Music Video
Details: Mukta Advertising will host the world premiere of Sirens of Shanti’s music video, My Room, at Lula Lounge, Toronto, Ontario M6J 1T9, 1585 Dundas St. W. in Toronto at 7 p.m. Juno Award nominee Tony Singh aka Punjabi By Nature will also be there
Saturday, Dec. 19
Event: Bollywood music
Details: Chinguacousy Secondary School, 1370 Williams Pkwy. in Brampton will host Bollywood Musical Night at 5 p.m. There will be live music. Deepak Gandhi and Orchestra will provide live entertainment. Music includes old and new Bollywood hits.
Friday, Dec. 25
Event: Nawaabi Shaam
Details: Ajaay Modi Entertainment is bringing Nawaabi Shaam: Sharab, kabab and shabab ke naam featuring royal gharanas of Lucknow & Hydrabad with the Jhankaar of ghungroos, mehak of the gajras. Sounds interesting.
Interested? Show up in ethnic (serwanis, Jodhpuris, Achkans and kurta pyajamas.
Event: New Year Dhamaka
Details: There are so many happening in and around the GTA it just wasn’t possible for me to list them all. Pick your venue. Have fun.