November 2001

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November 4   3:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Grand Divali Celebrations

by The Shiva Shakti Gyaan Mandir 

International Banquet Hall  Mississauga

Info: Pandit Y. Maharaj  or  Reynold Ramdial 416.540.0192


November 4   7:00 pm

Third Annual Achievement Awards

International Punjabi Chamber of Commerce

Payal Banquet Hall  Mississauga

Info:  416.605.6959


November 7   7:30 pm

STAGED READING of “9 Jakhoo Hill”


Featuring: Ishwar Mooljee, Laila Moos, Mishu Vellani, Rahnuma Panthaky, 

Rupinder Nagra, and Sa’ad Shah, with direction by Sally Jones

Palmerston Library Theatre  Palmerston St. Toronto

Info:  416.654.9231 Rasik Arts


November 8   6:30 pm

MyBindi Awards Gala and After Party!
Celebrating Talent, Spirit and Style in the South Asian Community

Phoenix Concert Theatre  410 Sherbourne Street  Toronto   

Info: 416.323.1251


November 9  1:00 pm

Start of Diwali Celebrations 

New Haandi 2000 Restaurant

Gerrard St  Toronto


November 10  1:00 pm

Making of a Muslimah (Muslim Woman)

Lectures and Discussions

Anatolia Islamic Centre  Mississauga

Info:  905.270.5388


November 10  6:00 pm

Diwali Gala Dinner

Woodbine Convention Centre

30 Vice Regent Blvd  (Rexdale)  Toronto

Info: 416.499.4144


November 11  2:00 pm onwards
Diwali Celebrations

Havan followed by cultural function and singing and Rishi Langar

by Arya Samaj Mississauga

L.C. Taylor Auditorium Mississauga Valley Blvd Comm Centre

  Info: Prem Bhatia 905.450.8883  Ved Khanna 905.279.3188


November 11  12:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Launch of Saheli!

A Designer Collection for Asian Women
Wyndham Bristol Place
Info: Naureen: 905.502.9613 or Rani:  905.790.3604


November 18  7:00 pm
Kiran Ahluwalia in Concert  

du Maurier Theatre  231 Queens Quay West  Toronto


November 20  8:00 
Release of new CD - Weaving

Artist - Director Ritesh Das

by Toronto Tabla Ensemble

du Maurier Theatre  231 Queens Quay West  Toronto

November 30  5:30 - 11:00 pm
Cavalcade of Lights Festival

Nathan Phillips Square  Toronto
Info:  416.395.7350


Open and continues to January 6 2002 
Growing Cultures - A photographic journey

Featuring work of Vince Pietropaolo

Heritage Gallery of Canada's Peoples

by Multicultural Society of Ontario and others

Royal Ontario Museum  Toronto

Info:  416.586.8000


Open and continues to Fall 2002

 South Asian and East Asian Religious Sculpture 

 Stone works , mainly Buddhist dating from 2nd to 12th century AD

 Asian Sculptures Gallery

 Royal Ontario Museum  Toronto
 Info:  416.586.8000





October 1 - November 4

An Exhibition of Gold from around the world - magnificent collection 

of gold bars and artifacts from India and other parts of Asia. 

Collections of historic coins, such as the first gold coin ever minted, 

and a coin struck by Genghis Khan in 1221 A.D.

Pacific Mineral Museum


November 1   4:00 - 7:30 pm  

2001 Odyssey Security & Safety Trade Show

Metropolis at Metrotown in Burnaby


November 2   8:00 pm 

Gulwadi Quartet (four Gulwadi siblings from Allahabad)

Michael J. Fox Theatre  South Burnaby Secondary School

5455 Rumble Street, Burnaby

Info: Pandit Jasraj School of Music  604.879.8319  Asha Lohia  604.439.7008


November 9   7:00 pm - 4.00 am

Mata Ka Jagran

Shaukat Ali and party, Naat Kala Manch, Patiala, India

South Hall Banquet Hall  8273 Ross Street  Vancouver 


November 10  7:00 pm

Diwali Celebrations with music and dance performances.

by Vishva Hindu Parishad of B.C.

Vincent Massey Theatre  New Westminster Secondary School 




November 3  4:00 - 7:00 pm

Ramayana Yagya


November 4 - 7  9:30 pm

November 11  9:00 am - 12:00 noon

Hanuman Ji Jhandi Yagya

Info:  514.620.7064


November 24 

Diwali Dinner and Music Evening

by L'Association Hindi du Quebec

Info:  514.489.0985


November 24

Anniversary Dinner and Dance Banquet

by Indo-Canada Chamber of Commerce

Bonaventure Hilton  Montreal

Info:  514.285.9070