CBC Vancouver sponsors a reimagined Indian Summer Festival

From May 16 to July 18, Indian Summer Festival presents a series of free online events.

Online from May 16 - July 18

(Mustaali Raj and Minahil Bukhari)

The Indian Summer Festival, Vancouver's 'festival for the curious mind', marks its 10th anniversary by transforming itself into a season of online events, and CBC Vancouver is proud to return as sponsor. 

Every Saturday for 10 weeks, from May 16 to July 18, Indian Summer Festival presents an event that will be available for streaming on Facebook and YouTube. The events are free to view, and donations are welcome.  

Lien Yeung will host 'Vij's at Home' on Saturday, July 4. (CBC)

The 2020 festival lineup includes Grammy Award-winning musicians, emerging poets, Nobel prize-winning economists and environmentalists. Viewers will enjoy literary dialogues, intellectual debates, musical performances and culinary experiences. 

On Saturday, July 4, mark your calendar and join CBC Vancouver's Lien Yeung for a special virtual cooking class with celebrated chef and restaurateur, Vikram Vij. Tune in to get some tips on how to cook comforting Indian cuisine. More details will be available online soon. 

For monthly festival highlights, the full event lineup and access to events, visit