Happy, New Year, Pongal, Makar Sankranti and more



Saturday, Jan. 9

Event: Matin Osmani and Sameera Nasiry Live
Details: Muzik 4U is bringing a pair of Afghani singers for a concert taking place at Brighton Convention Centre, 2155 McNicoll Ave.

Friday, Jan. 15

Event: Thai Pongal
Details: Tamil Youth Organization will celebrate the festival of Pongal at the Kanthaswamy Kovil, 1385 Birchmount Rd. Scarborough at 6 p.m.

Sunday, Jan. 17

Event: Kismet Wedding Show
Details: Must be Kismet, a wedding show, is taking place at The International Centre, 6900 Airport Rd. Mississauga at 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Find out about fashion, planning, venue, cakes and confectioneries under one roof.
Contact: For tickets and information, visit here

Event: Panorama India Idol
Details: The 7th annual Panorama India Idol is taking place, Jan. 17 at Don Bosco Catholic School, 2 St. Andrews Blvd. Etobicoke from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Finale will take place on Republic Day, Saturday, Jan. 30. At Pearson Convention Centre, 2638 Steeles Ave. E.
Contact: Here

Saturday, Jan. 23

Event: Vaalaiyadi Vaalai
Details: Neerveley Welfare Association Canada will present Vallaiyadi Vaalai an annual dinner and cultural evening for Tamilians at JC’s Banquet Hall, 1686 Ellesmere Rd. at 5 p.m.
Contact: 416-618-7435


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