‘Culture Days’ to mark 101 years of Indians in Canada

Toronto, Sep 17 (IANS) To mark 101 years of Indians in the country, Canada will celebrate “Culture Days” during an ongoing exhibition at the library of Simon Fraser University in Burnaby from September 25-27, the media reported.

“Residents from Greater Vancouver and British Columbia will be celebrating this year’s ‘Culture Days’ that features arts and cultural activities presented by artists and groups,” burnabynewsleader.com news portal reported on Wednesday.

As 2015 marks 101 years of Indo-Canadians being part of the fabric of Canadian society, the library is holding a month-long exhibition of books, photographs, magazines, novels and other archival materials that documents the cultural history of South Asians in Canada.

The exhibit is underway at the library in the lobby of the W.A.C. Bennett Library in Burnaby till October 9.

The limited edition of the “100 Year Journey” book will be on the display as part of “Traditional India Series” at Inlet Theatre galleria in British Columbia on September 25.

Meanwhile, the Axis Theatre Company has organised musical night and live action play for Culture Day celebration.

On September 27, artist Bill Edmonds will be available for an artists’ talk at the Queen’s Park Art Gallery.

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