Event: Filmi Toronto
Details: FILMI is an annual Toronto film festival that showcases the best in South Asian cinema from Canada and the rest of the world. This year, the festival will celebrate its 16th anniversary with a full schedule of screenings and industry workshops from Oct. 1 – 4.
Contact: For listings, schedule and more, contact here.
Saturday, Oct. 3
Event: Dandiya Raas Garba
Details: Sur Prem Entertainers are bringing a dandiya event to Brampton Soccer Centre, 1495 Sandalwood Pkwy. E. at 7:30 p.m.
Contact: For tickets contact here.
Event: Hindustani Classical Music
Details: Raag-Mala Music Society of Toronto and the Centre for South Asian Civilizations UTM are hosting Bhuvanesh Komkali at 7 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 3 at the MiST Theatre, U of T Mississauga Campus, 3359 Mississauga Road, Mississauga.
Bhuvanesh a Hindustani classical singer from the Gwalior gharana is the grandson of legendary gayak Kumar Gandharva. He will be accompanied by Sanjay Deshpande (tabla) and Vyasmurti Katti (harmonium). Tickets cost $30/person.
Details: Sadhana Sargam and Jubin Shah will perform at the Armenian Youth Centre, 50 Hallcrown Pl. in North York (Victoria Park and Sheppard) at 6:30 p.m. Event hosted by Toronto Indian Youth Cultural Association (TIYC) Canada.
Sunday, Oct. 4
Event: Shobana’s Krishna
Details: Blue Sapphire Entertainment Inc. is bringing Krishna, a visual tapestry of dance/drama by Shobana, well-known Malayalam actor/dancer/choreographer. The show will take place at The Meeting House, 2700 Bristol House in Oakville at 6:30 p.m. The English version of Krishna was conceived and created by Shobana after years of rigorous research, and practice. The doe-eyed beauty plays Krishna and will be accompanied by a troupe of 16 artists including her daughter Narayani.
Contact: For tickets visit here of contact here.
Saturday, Oct. 10
Details: Sukvinder Singh and Kanika Kapoor, two Bollywood playback singers, whose pipes have been wowing filmgoers, will be performing a concert at the Sony Centre of performing arts, 1 Front St. E. at 6:30 p.m.
Contact: For tickets, visit here.
Sunday, Oct. 11
Event: Raas Garba
Details: Power of Kirtan will be presenting an interactive Raas Garba with Premash Nandi and group at Harold M. Brathwaite Secondary School, 415 Great Lakes Dr. from 7 p.m. onwards. A free vegetarian meal will be served.
Contact: For tickets and information, visit here.
Saturday, Oct. 17
Details: Dhamalmasti Group (DMG) is hosting a garba with Gitanajli Group at the Hershey Centre, 5600 Rose Cherry Place, Mississauga at 7 p.m.