Victoria Hindu Temple opens doors to public for Cultural and Arts Festival of India


The Victoria Hindu Temple opened its doors on Saturday and showcased everything from Bollywood dancing to Indian street food to the public.

Hosted by the India Canada Cultural Association the theme this year for the Cultural and Arts Festival of India was “Fairs, Festivals and Food!”

Admission was free and along with popular dishes the public enjoyed a variety of activities like Bollywood dance lessons and sari and turban tying.

“We’ve opened our doors to welcome all to come and share the beauty and joy of india, of canada on this Canada day long weekend,” said Sri Ganti of the Victoria Hindu Parishad And Cultural Center.

“It’s a cultural art festival where we’d like to share the history, the heritage, the culture, the arts, the beauty, the flavours, and the sounds, the rhythms of india with everybody here.”

Hundreds showed up to the event, the public also was able to enjoy cultural stage shows.

“The festival brings people together… by bringing people together we are happier, and we can share a meal together, sing together and share our ideas and views,” added Ganti.

Admission was free to the public to the annual event

Admission was free to the public to the annual event.

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