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Spirit of India at PNE

PNE26 Aug '17 to 27 Aug '17 @ 11:00 AM - 6:00 AM
  • Spirit of India at PNE
Over 50,000 guests are expected to attend PNE and Playland during Spirit of India weekend of August 26-27 to take in this spectacular display of culture. 
 
 
Spirit of India (SOI) consists of a full 2-day South Asian cultural celebration with the aim to engage the Indian diaspora in Vancouver and surrounding areas. The event aims to draw in a huge South Asian contingent, and also opens the doors wide open so that the public can share in the rich culture and heritage. 
 
 
SOI will take-over the entire Festival Park area, which will be nestled between the PNE Coliseum and PNE Forum Marketplace. Featuring South Asian art, dance, music, food, handicrafts, and rangoli, come out with the entire family to Celebrate Culture, Shop the Bazaar, Learn Traditional Folk Dances of India, Participate in Workshops and so much more! 
 
 
Daily Schedule:
 
11.30am - yoga/meditation
12.00pm - stage performances
12.35pm - roti making competition
1.00pm - parade
1.30pm - yoga/meditation
2.00pm - stage performances
2.35pm - roti making competition
3.00pm - parade
4.00pm - yoga/meditation
4.30pm - floor performance
5.00pm - stage performances
6.00pm - parade
 
 
POINTS OF INTEREST:
 
- 11am to 6pm on Saturday August 26 - Sunday August 27
- G&F Financial Fancy dress photobooth with traditional Indian backdrops and cultural clothing
- Spice Radio numerology readings by renowned broadcaster Shushmaji 
- Millstream Aata roti-making competitions
- KidsZone with games, finger painting and more
- Deepak Chopra Wellness Yoga & Meditation booth 
- Buy handicrafts, jewellery, kurti’s, lehngas, bangles, jutti’s
- mehndi and spices of india
- artwork on display by the one and only Kapoor Arts
- dances of india from bhangra to garba to classical kathak and bharata natyam - a blend of what India represents
 
 
It's going to be BUSY weekend with over 50,000 people attending, book your tickets early to avoid line ups. Discount Tickets are available on the facebook page for the Spirit of India at PNE. https://www.facebook.com/events/110011809637146/permalink/119905521981108/?notif_t=like&notif_id=1501557952319905
Event Location PNE
Address: 2901 E Hastings St
Postcede: BC V5K

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