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The Great India Festival

The sights, sounds and smells of India will come alive at City Hall this weekend for the Great India Festival. The 3-day celebration of Indian culture includes free workshops, performances and activities for the whole family to enjoy.

Free workshops, performances and activities from Aug. 9 to 11

The sights, sounds and smells of India will come alive at City Hall this weekend for the Great India Festival. 

The 3-day celebration of Indian culture includes free workshops, performances and activities for the whole family to enjoy. 

Music, dance, fashion and more

The festival schedule includes musical performances from Grammy-nominated artist Ustad Aashish Khan and Pandit Sandip Burman as well as 3-time Juno Award nominees Sultans of String. Plus, fashion designer Dinesh K. Ramsay will be in the capital for a special showcase of his wedding designs. 

In addition to these headline performances, you'll also have the opportunity to try regional foods and participate in a variety of workshops on yoga, wellness, meditation, art, dance and more. 

For more information about the festival, visit www.tgifottawa.ca

CBC Ottawa is a proud sponsor of the Great India Festival.