The Six Day Dance-Song-Culture Fest Opens With A Bang Next Tuesday At The PNE!
Canada Gujarati Cultural Festival
August 30 – September 4
By PD Raj
VANCOUVER – The local Gujarati community is putting on one of the biggest cultural festivals in North America which begins with a bang next Tuesday, August 30, at the PNE as excitement builds to a fevered pitch with shows already selling out and people are scrambling like crazy for many hot ticket events.
DESIBUZZbc is here to help guide you on our exciting events lineup of FREE and ticketed events, here is what you need to know:
The festival opens on Tues, Aug 30 with the Spirit of Gujarat! From 11am – 7pm. Come and immerse yourself in culture through the traditional display of art, dance, music, parades, mehndi, decor, and booths selling traditional gujarati handicrafts and jewellery! Senior Ladies Garba Group grace the stage at 12pm, Fashion show at 2pm, Festival inauguration is at 5pm where you will get to meet and greet Ankush Arora from Yeh Vaada Raha and Bollywood singing sensation Sumeet Tappoo. Come and support GSBC's own award-winning promotional garba team who will be leading a garba workshop at 5.15pm!
Over 13,000 are expected to attend on opening day, bring your family and friends, don't miss it!
OPENING DAY IS FREE ENTRANCE AT THE PNE BEFORE 1PM
KIDS 13 & UNDER FREE ENTRANCE ALL DAY
After 1pm, discount entry of $12 is only available on presale online at www.gujaraticulturalfestival.com using discount code: GCF2016
SUMEET TAPPOO TICKETS: 778-868-5757 // 778-996-9085
or visit Kamal's Video Palace, Shaz Video, Kenya Foods
RAAS GARBA TICKETS: available online www.vtixonline.com
or call 604-716-4659
YOUTH BOWLING: call Seema to register 604-318-5381
CLUB NIGHT: call Vishal to buy tickets 778-868-4324
AFTERPARTY: call Nirma 778-868-3548 or Rony 604-805-7669
In order to be safe, GSBC has included bus transportation to and from the events and the hotel (Executive Airport Plaza Hotel, Richmond). Limited tickets are available, act fast!!
Sunday, Sept. 4
For the GRAND FINALE, GSBC promised you glitz and glam and that's exactly what we are bringing….Get ready to be DAZZLED by Sa Re Ga Ma Pa's sensational contestant Jugpreet Bajwa! He will take photos with his fans on the red carpet and perform live on stage!
Each event is uniquely Gujarati. Come and immerse yourself in culture! We sincerely hope you can join us. For more information, feel free to contact us directly, we are here to serve.
For more information contact the co-managers of the festival:
Junita Thakorlal Rajan Raniga Neeta Patel
778-877-6596 778-320-8512 604-612-4324