Category : Temple Customs

322. Diwali 2012 in Little India, a Report

  Diwali in Little India yesterday was annoying.  The performances were supposed to start at 2pm but they didn’t get going until 2:45. In

321. Toronto’s Free or Nearly-Free November 10-11, 2012 Multicultural Weekend

  Major events this weekend are the Reel Asian International Film Festival, Diwali and Remembrance Day. But there are other gems as well for

305. Toronto’s Free or Nearly-Free September 14-16 Multicultural Weekend

  The Ukrainian Parade would be my first priority this weekend. But you might prefer other events. Details like links, addresses, times and schedules

  As single-culture festivals go, the Thai New Year Songkran this past Sunday was as perfect as they get. If you missed it this

From now until the end of April, multicultural Toronto will be celebrating Orthodox Easter, and the Sikh’s Khalsa Day Parade. Passover continues until April

238. Report on March 10 Tibetan Rally

Our Toronto Tibetan elderly are tough. On March 10, they spent 30 minutes at a rally with almost a thousand younger Tibetans. They stood

228. Haru Matsuri Japanese Festival at the JCCC

This Spring Festival is noted in Japan for a wonderful procession of deities or Kami, around Shinto shrines. Although Toronto’s Japanese Canadian Cultural Centre

218. Chinese New Year in Toronto

    January 23 this year is the first day of the Chinese New Year but the celebrating has already started. A lot more

8. Hindu Festival of Lights

Swaminarayan. Image © 2010 Ruth Lor Malloy. This weekend is Deepavali or Diwali, the Hindu Festival of Lights. This is one of the religion’s