The 2019 MuslimFest, Shreya Ghoshal, Phalguni Phatak concerts and the Jaipur Literary Festival are highlights of September ’19

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Bollywood crooner Shreya Ghoshal will be performing at the Paramount Fine Foods, 5500 Cherry Pl. on Sunday, Sept. 8 at 6 p.m.

Friday, Aug. 30 to Sunday, Sept. 1

Event: MuslimFest

Details:  This is undoubtedly one of the biggest events happening in Mississauga this weekend. The 2019 MuslimFest featuring an array of performers, vendors, artists, etc. will take place at the Celebration Square in Mississauga for three days.
Contact: For schedule and more, visit here

Monday, Sept. 2

Event: Kal, aaj aur kal with Tushar Shukla

Details: Tushar Shukla, a poet, radio personality and author, and Kaajal Oza Vaidya, author and screenwriter will be at the Michael Power-St. Joseph High School, 105 Eringate Dr. in Etobicoke at 5 p.m. for an intellectual conversation.

Contact: For details contact here

Thursday, Sept. 5 – 15

Event: Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF)

Details: One of North America’s biggest film festivals kicks off Sept. 5-15 this year across various venues. Each year, the festival welcomes several Bollywood actors, directors and industry stalwarts. The Sky is Pink, starring Priyanka Chopra and Farhan Akhtar is part of this year’s offering.

Contact: For schedules, red carpets, etc. visit here

Saturday, Sept. 7

Event: Falguni Pathak in Toronto

Details: The dandiya queen of India Falguni Pathak will be at the International Centre, 6900 Airport Rd., Mississauga at 7 p.m. for Dandiya Dhoom.

Contact: For tickets and more visit here

Garba queen Falguni Pathak

Event: Guelph Ratri before Navrathri 2019

Details: This event featuring traditional Ras Garba with Darshana Thaker and Vishnu Joshi will take place at the Evergreen Senior Community Centre, 683 Woolwich St. in Guelph, Ont. starting at 6:30 p.m.

Contact: For tickets, etc. visit here

Event: Dharma Samvadam Family Retreat

Details: Shrishti Foundation will host a two-day spiritual retreat at the Guruvayurappan Temple of Brampton, 2580 Countryside Dr., in Brampton Sept. 7-8. The event will be guided by Swami Chidananda Puri, Muktananda Yati and Divakaran Nambudiri and feature, discourses, discussions, Q&A, meditation, etc.

Contact: For more details visit here

Event: Stree Shakti: Celebrating Women in Music

Details: This classical music event by Raag Mala will take place at the Aga Khan Museum, 77 Wynford Dr. in Toronto at 7 p.m. It will feature Shubada Joshi-Athawale (harmonium), Vidushi Arati Ankalikar (vocalist), Mukta Raste (Tabla). This event is part of our 2019/20 Performing Arts season, Listening to Each Other, which pays tribute to the role of the performative arts in connecting communities, preserving culture, and spurring social change.

Contact: For tickets, visit here

Arati Ankalikar Tikekar (above) along with, Shubhada Joshi–Athawale (harmonium) and Srimati Mukta Raste (Tabla) will perform at Stree Shakti: Celebrating Women in Music, Saturday, Sept. 7 at 7 p.m. at the Aga Khan Museum, 77 Wynford Dr. Toronto  

Sunday, Sept. 8

Event: Shreya Ghoshal Live

Details: Bollywood crooner Shreya Ghoshal will entertain audiences in Toronto as she takes over the stage at 6 p.m. at the Paramount Fine Foods Centre, 5500 Rose Cherry Place in Mississauga.

Contact: For tickets, contact here

Event: Trijjan 2019

Details: This Punjabi cultural event is taking place at the Speranza Hall, 510 Deerhurst Dr. in Brampton at noon. Artists include Gurnam Bhullar, Rajvir Jawanda, Mankirt Aulakh, Harjit Harman and others.

Contact: For tickets, contact: Gift Emporium (Airport and Morningstar) or call 905-677-8686                            

Saturday, Sept. 21

Event:905FEST

Details: This is the first year for the Brampton-based event hosted by PGA International. The 905FEST featuring performances by local artists, food, activities for children, etc. will take place outside the Sheridan College, Davis Campus, 7899 McLaughlin Rd. in Brampton between 2-10 p.m. This year’s proceeds will benefit SHIVAS (Shining Hope in Vital Autism Society) a not-for-profit organization.   

Contact: For more details visit here

Sunday, Sept. 22

Event: Energy Flow Recital

Details: Pure Soul Energy Bollywood Dance will present a dance recital of its students at noon at the Hindu Heritage Centre, 6300 Mississauga Rd.

Contact: For more details visit here

Pure Soul Energy will present a dance recital at the Hindu Heritage Centre, 6300 Mississauga Rd. Sunday, Sept. 22

Thursday, Sept. 27 – 29

Event: Jaipur Literary Festival

Details: This high-profile literary event whose roots are planted in India will be making its Canadian debut this year to take place at Toronto’s Distillery District.

The 2019 JLF – Toronto will feature a lineup of award-winning writers, actors, culinary stars. You do not want to miss it.

Contact: For full roster visit here  

The Jaipur Literary Festival will make its debut in Toronto’s Distillery District, Sept. 27-29.