August 2001

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July 9-13
Talk by Sant Rajinder Singh Ji Maharaj
Montreal
Info: www.sos.org

July 13    8 p.m. to 6 a.m.
Maa ka Jagran by Chanchal, leading singer from India well-known for devotional numbers.
6875 Professional Court, Mississauga, Ont L4V 1X6
Info: 416-561-4247 or 416-457-9086

July 13-16
Talk by Sant Rajinder Singh Ji Maharaj
Triumph Howard Johnson Plaza Hotel  Toronto
Info: www.sos.org

July 14-15
Rath Yatra 2001
Toronto
Info: 416-922-5415
www.iskcon.net/toronto

July 15
Curtain Raiser cum Fund Raising Dinner
"Panorama India - showcasing Indo-Canadian Unity in Diversity" in association with Consulate General of India, Toronto - organizing for the 3rd year in succession Indian Independence Day 2001 festivities - part of the festivities
Payal Banquet Hall on July 15
Info: Surinder Sharma  Co-Chair,  Panorama India  416-871-1718     
Madhu Tahiliani  Co-Chair, Panorama India   905-826-7077 

July 20
Toronto
Dosti 2001
Info: 416 402 4157

July 21
South Indian Classical Music Concert
With KG Jayan, Thanathevy (violin), Gowri Shankar (mridangam)
Centennial College  Scarborough  Toronto
Info: Bharati Kala Manram

July 21   7 p.m. – 11 p.m.
Mehfil-e-Qirat and Hamd-o-Naat
Ontario Science Centre  Toronto
Info: Islamic Supreme Council of Canada

July 22   3p.m.

Desi Peace Concert  Junoon Live in Concert with Abrar-ul-Haq & Fakhar-e-Alam
Molson Amphitheatre Ontario Place, Toronto
Info: 416-989-8555  or  416-531-3009
website: www.junoonintoronto.com

July 28

Miss India - Canada 2001 Pageant
Zeenat Aman to crown the winner
International Plaza Hotel, Toronto
Win a round trip to India plus many more prizes.
Info: Kush Agnihotri  416-744-0239

July 29  4 p.m. to 9 p.m.

AWIC (Association of Women of India in Canada) celebrates 25th year
Fairview Library Theatre, 35 Fairview Mall Drive, North York, Toronto
"Moods and Rhythms" for young women, between the ages of 15 and 23 years, is being organised as a part of the festivities.
Info: AWIC office - 416-499-4144  Vanita Seth - 905-660-7999 Sunita Saggar 905-479-2447


June 30-July 2

Biennial North American Marathis convention in Calgary
Theme: " When Aspirations Transcend the Sky"
3000 delegates expected from  Canada and USA
Info: Brihan Maharashtra Mandal of North America

July 5   7 p.m.

Fifth Annual Achievement Awards for Grade 12 students of Surrey and North Delta schools 
Grand Taj Banquet Hall at 8384-128th Street, Surrey B
Info: Avtar Badasha 604-418-5433  or Jolly Dhaliwal 604-551-0014

July 6-8

25th Annual Convention of Ahmadiyya Muslim Community, Canada
Presentations on various aspects of Islam. Guided tour of the Mosque.
Bai'tul Islam Mosque, 10610 Jane Street, Maple, Ont L6A 1S1
Info: 905-303-4000 extn 246 or 416-748-1234 extn 246      

July 8    12 noon to  11 p.m.

Guyana Canadian Musical Awards
Ellas Banquet Hall, 35 Danforth Road, Toronto
Info: 416-609-2733  or  416-449-2031

July 13    8 p.m. to 6 a.m.

Maa ka Jagran by Chanchal, leading singer from India well-known for devotional numbers.
6875 Professional Court, Mississauga, Ont L4V 1X6
Info: 416-561-4247 or 416-457-9086

July 15 

Curtain Raiser cum Fund Raising Dinner
"Panorama India - showcasing Indo-Canadian Unity in Diversity" in association with Consulate General of India, Toronto - organizing for the 3rd year in succession Indian Independence Day 2001 festivities - part of the festivities
Payal Banquet Hall on July 15
Info: Surinder Sharma  Co-Chair,  Panorama India  416-871-1718     
Madhu Tahiliani  Co-Chair, Panorama India   905-826-7077 


Om Summer Solstice Festival - June 15 -17, 2001
Source: www.omfestival.com

"This is the fourth time that we will gather to celebrate the beginning of summer. Each year we grow and travel throughout the world and within ourselves. Once again we return to our roots to rediscover the importance of a strong conscious community, to learn, to teach, to share... Welcome Om, a weekend of camping, swimming, music, dancing, art, and creativity awaits you...

The 4th annual Om Summer Solstice Festival will take place this year on the weekend of June 15, 16, and 17, 2001. The location is is a beautiful site on privately-owned land, just north of Bancroft, Ontario. Specific directions and map have now been posted in the location section... *Actual site photo (above)! Please note that the gates open at 4:20pm on Friday, June 15. Please do not arrive any earlier as you will not be admitted.

Click on the items on the left to learn about tickets, venue, line-ups, etc. And as the date gets closer, look for “Mo’-Inf-Om,” your guide to what’s going on around the festival. All visual and cerebral submissions welcome. Please contact: moinfom@omfestival.ca.

A portion of the proceeds from this year’s Om festival will be used to support a solar energy project. Looking forward to celebrating with you again!"

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