Bengali singer Ankita Bhattacharya, winner of the popular reality programme "Sa Re Ga Ma Pa" in 2019, made her stage debut during an event in Canada organised by Bongo Poribar, connecting with the Bengali diaspora living there. While recent reports said she is battling throat infection forcing her to pause singing for a while, ahead of it IBNS Canada's Suman Das in Toronto caught up with the playback artist who hails from Gobardanga in North Parganas district of West Bengal.
Popular Bengali singer Somlata Acharyya Chowdhury, who rose to fame with songs like 'Tumi Asbe Bole' & 'Jagarane Jay Bibhabaree', and her band 'Somlata And The Aces' have successfully concluded their Canada tour exclusively organized by Probaashe Bangali Adda during the Durga Puja, marking a significant moment during the festive season. Organizations such as Krishti - Bengali Cultural Society of Edmonton (on Oct 20), Amar Pujo Toronto (on Oct 21), UTSAV Bengali Association of London Ontario (on Oct 22), A2 Events, Purple Volt Events of Halifax (on Oct 27), and Amra Sabai of Calgary Association (on Oct 28) hosted the band in their respective cities. Probaashe Bangali Adda collaborated with their event partner, Twinkle Starz Events, with the aim of reaching to the Bengali diaspora in Canada, particularly the younger generation. The tour's entertainment quotient energized the Bengali expatriates in Canada. IBNS Canada bureau chief Suman Das in conversation with Somlata Acharyya Chowdhury
Toronto/IBNS: Toronto and its partners are bringing back summer food event Summerlicious 2023, to run from July 7-23, providing an annual opportunity to explore the city’s culinary landscape.
Torontonians have less than a week left to enjoy delicious meals at some of Toronto’s favourite restaurants as Summerlicious continues to offer three-course, prix fixe lunch and dinner menus until this Sunday, a news release said.
The Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR), with the purpose of recognising restaurants abroad that have made outstanding contributions to the promotion of Indian cuisine, plans to award Annapurna Certificate.
Toronto/IBNS: Summerlicious, Toronto's favourite summer food event, postponed throughout 2020 and 2021 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, is returning to the city.
Brampton/IBNS: The festivals of Arts & Culture Initiative of South Asia (ACISA) in Canada's Brampton will be presented digitally this year owing to the current COVID-19 pandemic.
Kolkata: Musician Rhitom Sarkar has returned from after a whirlwind tour of eight concerts and two recordings in Canada.
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From riches-to-rags-to-riches is how one can encapsulate the journey of Syrian refugee Tareq Hadhad, the founder of Peace by Chocolate, a Canadian confectionery.
Roger Chen, a Canadian diplomat, presented his photographic show titled “Devotion- A Journey through India ” in Delhi recently. Piyush Prakash speaks to the lensman who captured some candid moments of people and their many moods.
Toronto, Dec 1 (IBNS): International Professional Entertainment Network (IPEN), the longest running Filipino and mainstream Canadian pageant organizer in Toronto, added more feathers to its cap in November.
Toronto, Nov 19 (IBNS): A new study has come up with figures stating that there is a possibility that the Canadian kids will soon be dubbed as the least active kids in the world.
Toronto, Sept 29 (IBNS): Nestled in the heart of Brampton, Ontario, Guru Tegh Bahadur International School ensures its students are not only academically bright pupils but a complete package of humanity where homely traditions does matter.
Mumbai, Aug 2 (IBNS): In an honour for the Indian LGBT community, filmmaker Sridhar Rangayan, who earlier this year co-won the National Film Award for Best Editing, will be the Grand Marshal at Montreal Pride, to be held on Aug 14, 2016.