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From the Festival of India’s website:

“The Festival of India is a cultural event in place to educate and entertain the people of Ottawa, Ontario. Our deep heritage and culture are at the forefront of this festival, and we use this weekend to sing, dance, eat and enjoy all the wonders India has provided to us and our community.”

 

6:00 pm Saturday, August 9
Bollywood Bash Up with Bollywood for Fun

We’ll be on stage performing to a variety of your favourite Bollywood hits.

 

Dance Bollywood with Erika and Suhani! These workshops will take place at Festival Plaza. No experience necessary, just come out and have fun!

  • 12:00 pm Saturday
  • 4:00 pm Sunday

 

Location: Ottawa City Hall – 101 Laurier Ave

Event info: http://festivalofindiaottawa.org/

Summer Dancing! Hot Stuff

Thanks to @wtl-Ottawa for getting some great shots of us yesterday as we danced on behalf of Festival of India at the Community Cup.

There are other great shots of us online too- but we had such a blast with this one I wanted to share it!

Shot by Wtl_Ottawa

Shot by Wtl_Ottawa- click on this photo to see more!!

Such a busy week leading up to today that we hope you made it out to World Refuge Day yesterday in spite of us not reminding you!

And today:

While it’s a bit more bellydance oriented, some of our group will be warming up for our later performances by joining Halyma’s Belly Dancing For Fun Dancers as they cheer on the women who are running at Emilie’s Run.  It’s a fun, outdoors run that we have been part of the colourful cheering squad for a few years now and we love it!

After that, we head off eastbound to the Blackburn Hamlet branch of the Ottawa Public Library to join in their Celebration of Culture and we’ll be teaching anyone who comes out a little bit of fun moves!  So it will be a small safe but we’ll make it fun!

And finally, we head westbound, all the way to Andrew Hayden Park to dance on the half shell!  That white stage out there is so great- but it keeps us at a distance from our audience, so don’t be surprised if we are given enough time, that we’ll come right out to you if you attend the MSMF Picnic!

Then we rest!

For the next 4 weekends, you’ll find us dancing somewhere every Saturday and on the July 4-6 weekend both Friday and Sunday too!  Come find us and say hi!!

Documentation of Fun

We have to get more of our shots uploaded, plus video, but here’s some teasers for now!

Click on the photo  to see more from Fete Foraine

Click on the photo to see more from Fete Foraine

Click on the photo to see more shots!

Click on the photo to see more shots!

 

We are looking forward to participating in many dance festivals this spring and summer, and will be updating our site to share the information as we get it!

Be sure to check our Upcoming Shows page for quick links through to more details about each event!

See you this Spring and Summer!

Bollywood For Fun 2013

Just a few of our members at last year’s Carnival of Cultures!

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