Indo-Canadian Festival to Debut at The Forks

Indo-Canadian Festival to Debut at The Forks

Punjab Dancer

Indo-Canadian culture will be front and centre at The Forks on Sunday — and this has nothing to do with Folklorama.

The first Punjab Day Mela festival at the Scotiabank stage will include food from local East Indian restaurants offering a taste of the country.

“After noticing the Punjabi community’s growth over the years, I decided it was really time for an Indo-Canadian event on a larger scale that would bring our community from all over Winnipeg together,” said orgaznier Bhupinder Toor.

Fourteen Punjabi/Bollywood singers will perform, and other cultures will have their turn in the spotlight, including First Nations, Caribbean and Filipino.

The free public event runs from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.


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