Vaisakhi Mela

April 2, 2015

The India Canada Cultural Association (ICCA) in Victoria, British Columbia is celebrating Vaisakhi with a fun family event on April 12, 2015. Vaisakhi Mela will be held at the Saanich Fair Grounds from 11:00 AM to 6:30 PM.

Admission is free. Kids’ activities will include a bouncy castle and face painting. There will also be an opportunity to shop for food and henna (mehndi) tattoos. Entertainment will include dance performances and music.

More information is available through ICCA’s links.

Vancity Buzz

March 28, 2015

Karm Sumal and Manny Bahia are the co-founders of the Vancity Buzz website. The childhood friends started the blog as a hobby in 2008. The site has grown in popularity in Metro Vancouver for its focus on local news, events and entertainment.

The Vancity Buzz website is ranked by Alexa as number 349 for most popular website in Canada. This popularity is also reflected on social media where they have over 172000 likes on Facebook and over 89000 followers on Twitter ahead of many established news and media outlets.

Surrey Vaisakhi 2015

March 8, 2015

The annual Surrey Nagar Kirtan (Vaisakhi parade) will be held on Saturday April 18, 2015.

Everyone is welcome to attend. If you are not familiar with the event, the easiest general tip for non-Sikhs is to dress and behave as you would if you were going to church at Christmas.

Tips for attending Nagar Kirtan