Friday, August 11th: Evening Highlights on Main Stage: 6:00-11:00 PM; MC – Nira Dookeran

Indian Culture Exhibition Indian Culture Exhibition: Gujarat, Bengal, Punjab, Kerala, Maharashtra, Odisha, Spices of India
Celebrating Canada 150 Celebrating Canada 150 with RHYTHYMS OF INDIA Presented By Bollywood Dance Pro of Ottawa
BAAHUBALI – THE RHYTHM OF THE BRAVES BAAHUBALI – THE RHYTHM OF THE BRAVES: A theatrical presentation of the famous Indian fiction movie characters presented by Shri Creations
A Canadian Dream “THE CANADIAN DREAM-HOCKEY NIGHT IN INDO-CANADA presented by Pratibha Arts in partnership with Sampradaya Dance Creations. Artistic direction and choreography: Bageshree Vaze and Sean Frederickwith additional creative coordination by Aishwarya Vijaykumar
http://www.bageshree.com/pratibhaarts
Terrain of Love – Kathak by Anjali Patil TERRAIN OF LOVE by Anjali Patil Kathak: Award winning Kathak artist Anjali Patil from our very own hometown presents the signature grace along with stamina intensive, high energy and stylized group work exploring and powerful rhythms of Kathak.
 

http://arohafinearts.com/anjali/

Chitravali – Bharata Natyam by Rama Vaidyanathan CHITRAVALI – A PICTURE BOOK OF KRISHNAMAYA – Ancient miniature paintings, Sanskirt verses, bandishes from Hindustani music and the dance form of Bharatnatyam all come together to experience Krishnamaya – RAMA VAIDYANATHAN
http://www.ramavaidyanathan.com
12:00-7:30 pm Indian Culture Exhibition Indian Culture Exhibition: Gujarat, Bengal, Punjab, Kerala, Maharashtra, Odisha
11:30 am Yoga (Art of Living) Yoga (Art of Living) : by Anantha Mahadevan (Indoor, Jean Pigott Place)
12:00-6:00 PM Henna / Face Painting Henna / Face Painting (Exhibition tent)
12:00-4:00 PM Create your own Pottery Create your own Pottery: by Nirmala Chopra (Exhibition tent)
12:00 pm Bollywood for Fun Bollywood for Fun: hand-on” workshop in Bollywood and beyond. (Festival Plaza)
12:30 pm Cricket Demo Cricket Demo: FIO Hit the wicket! (Cricket Ground)
12:45pm Cooking Demo – by Chef Joe Thottungal Cooking Demo by Chef Joe Thottungal (Cooking Workshop Tent)
1:00 pm Manipuri dance workshop Manipuri dance workshop: by Indrani Choudhury (Indoor, Jean Pigott Place)
1:00 pm Henna design
1:00 pm Jago Dance Jago Dance work shop : Punjab
1:30 pm Lavani folk dance Lavani folk dance: Maharashtra (Festival Plaza)
2:00 pm Panel Discussion: OPEN SOCIETIES ARE THE FUTURE Panel Discussion: OPEN SOCIETIES ARE THE FUTURE by Dr. Roseann O’Reilly Runte and Prof. Rao Nanduri, Moderated by Ms. Havelin Manju Anand
 
2:00 pm Thiruvathara Kali folk dance Thiruvathara Kali folk dance: Kerala (Festival Plaza)
2:00 pm Cooking Demo by Chef Anish Mehra Cooking Demo by Chef Anish Mehra (Cooking Workshop Tent)
2:00 pm Holi Holi: Cover and coat yourself and others with color powder paint! (Holi Ground)
2:00 pm Six Yards of Sheer Delight Six Yards of Sheer Delight: a how to put on Sarees (Exhibition tent)
2:30 pm Mah Binapani Rupchand Chhau BINAPANI CHHAU DANCE AKADEMI OF WEST BENGAL INDIA
2:45 pm Alpana Alpana: Devine decorative design with rice flour paste (Exhibition tent)
1:00 pm Cooking Demo by Chef Pravin Bagali Cooking Demo by Chef Pravin Bagali (Cooking workshop tent)

Saturday, August 12th: Evening highlights on Main Stage: 4:00-11:00 PM: MC – Anu Pallavi Sinha

Canadian Talents CANADIAN TALENTS – Montreal and Ottawa’s Rising Stars perform catchy Indian Classical and Bollywood Dances: TKSN Dance Academy, Sonia St. Michel’s School, SICA group, Nupur dance School, The Montreal Group, Sanskruti
Chhau Dance THE KILLING OF BUFFOLO DEMON “MAHISHA” by Binapani Rupchand Chhau dance Akademi of West Bengal, India
Anubhuti ANUBHUTI-EXPERIENCE THE BHARATNATYAM – Sijith Nambiar and Parvathy Menon
Namaste India NAMASTE INDIA – A scintillating high energy performance, showcasing India’s vast cultural landscape through a glittering and innovative presentation of its music and dances of classical, folk, Bollywood, Hip-hop and funk, and its fashions – its renowned unique character in today’s India.
http://www.upasana.ca/
MRIGYA – the Fusion Band Saturday night August 12th, experience Mrigya. MRIGYA – ONE OF INDIA’s FOREMOST WORLD FUSION BAND
Youtube link
 
12:00-7:30 pm Indian Culture Exhibition Indian Culture Exhibition: Gujarat, Bengal, Punjab, Kerala, Maharashtra, Odisha, Spices of India
12:00-4:00 PM Create your own Pottery Create your own Pottery: by Nirmala Chopra (Exhibition tent)
12:00-5:00 PM Henna / Face Painting Henna / Face Painting (Exhibition tent)
11:30 am Yoga (Art of Living) Yoga by SOPAR-Bala Vikasa (Indoor, Jean Pigott Place)
12:00 pm West Bengal dance workshop BINAPANI RUPCHAND CHHAU DANCE AKADEMI of WEST BENGAL
12:00 pm Spices of India Spices of India
12:30 pm Cricket Demo Cricket Demo: FIO Hit the wicket! (Cricket Ground)
12:45pm Cooking Demo by Chef Nippi Chhatwal Cooking Demo by Chef Nippi Chhatwal (Cooking Workshop Tent)
12:45 pm Patanjali Yoga Patanjali Yoga: Acupressure technique by Dr V Kumar Bharti (Indoor, Jean Pigott Place)
1:00 pm Six Yards of Sheer Delight Six Yards of Sheer Delight: a how to put on Sarees (Exhibition tent)
1:30 pm – 2:30pm Garba folk dance Garba folk dance and Dandya dance
2:00 pm Holi Holi: Cover and coat yourself and others with color powder paint! (Holi Ground)
2:00 pm Gharana Arts Gharana Arts: Demonstration on classical Kathak dance
(Indoor, Jean Pigott Place)
2:45 pm cooking Demo by Chef Joe Thottungal Cooking Demo by Chef Joe Thottungal (Cooking Workshop Tent)
3:15 pm Cooking Demo by Chef Pravin Bagali Cooking Demo by Chef Pravin Bagali (Cooking workshop tent)
2:30 pm Bollywood for fun Bollywood for fun (Festival Plaza)
3:00 pm Henna design Henna design: Learn the art of Henna design (Exhibition tent)
3:15 pm Alpana Alpana (Exhibition tent)

Sunday, August 13th: Evening Highlights on the Main Stage: 4:00-10:30 PM

Ottawa’s got talent OTTAWA’S GOT TALENT: Ottawa’s Rising Stars perform catchy Indian Classical and Bollywood Dances and Music:Nrityashala, Nrutyayana Odishi Dance School, Rathi School of Dance, Upasana Dance School, Muskan Naiomi and Gaurav, Bollywood songs by Sourabh Chalohtra
CHHAU Dance “CHHAU” THE MASKED DANCE OF PURULIA, WEST BENGAL by Binapani Rupchand Chhau dance AKademi, India
Garba and Dandia GARBA AND DANDIA-FOLK DANCES OF GUJURAT by Sahiyar Group of Ottawa: Spreading the colourful and vibrant Gujarati culture with dance performance containing heavy elements of Dandiya and Garba.
Genres of Bollywood GENRES OF BOLLYWOOD By Jannat Performing Arts
“PARAMPARA” Odissi by Sujata Mohapatra “PARAMPARA” – a lineage followed from teacher to disciple, from Guru to Shishya: An Odissi dance performance by Internationally acclaimed Sujata Mohapatra honoring the late guru Padmavibhushan Kelucharan Mohapatra from which she inherited his devotion and passion for the classical dance form.
Sarod Concert by Amaan Ali Bangash and Ayaan Ali Bangash SAROD by Amaan Ali Bangash and Ayaan Ali Bangash, accompanied by Vineet Vyas on Tabla, the youngest members of India’s oldest Sarod playing family, both excellent musicians, who play with power and precision and can light up an audience with fast passages.