Jeanne-Mance Park

After the parade on St -Laurent blvd, celebrations of Festival of India continues all weekend at the Jeanne-Mance Park (corner of Parc avenue and Mont-Royal avenue, in front of Mount Royal). Participants will be offered a free vegetarian meal and a host of other family activities, including:

  • acclaimed music, dance, & drama performances
  • a south Asian souvenir corner
  • intriguing exhibits on ancient culture and heritage
  • traditional face-painting and henna
  • a fun-filled and educational children’s area
  • yoga and other workshops:

Saturday workshops:

2PM – Mantra meditation workshop
3PM – Workshop of introduction to yoga
4PM – Sacred dance of India and mudras workshop
5PM – Workshop of introduction to yoga
6PM – Mantra meditation workshop

Sunday workshops:

1PM – Sacred dance of India and mudras workshop
2PM – Mantra meditation workshop
3PM – Workshop of introduction to yoga
4PM – Sacred dance of India and mudras workshop
5PM – Workshop of introduction to yoga
6PM – Mantra meditation workshop

The festival is free of charge. Through its various activities and celebrations, the 39th Festival of India is sure to please everyone!

 

Main Stage Programme 

Saturday, July 8

2:00pm Opening address

2:40pm Traditional Bharat-natyam dance

by Rajesh Chenthy (Chennai, India)

3:10pm Skit/Drama: ”The Boatman and the Scholar’’

by ISKCON youth (Montréal, QC), in french

3:25pm Skit/Drama: ”Mrigrari the Hunter’’

by Festival of India crew (USA), in english

3:45pm Dance: ”Little Krishna’’

by ISKCON Sunday school (Montreal, QC)

4h00pm Odissi dance

by Avatari, (Mayapur, India)

4h25pm Bhajan – musical performance

by Anjana and company (Montreal, QC)

5:05pm Traditional Odissi dance

by Mukur De of the Pallavi Art Centre (Mississauga, ON)

5:40pm Magic show

by Dattatreya Knighten (Alachua, USA)

6:15pm Kirtan – musical performance

by Krishna Kishore and the Boys Summer Trip (Alachua, USA)

7:05pm Bhajan – meditative musical performance

by Agnidev (Los Angeles, USA)

Sunday, July 9

1:00pm Kirtan – musical performance

by Pradyumna and group (Montréal, QC)

1:35pm Traditional Bharat-natyam Dance

by Sejuti ( Montréal, QC)

2:05pm Bhajan – meditative musical performance

by Anjana and Abhay (Montréal, QC)

2:40pm Kirtan – responsive group chant

by Janani and company (Montréal, QC)

15:15pm Kirtan – musical performance

by Montreal-kirtaniyas  (Montréal, QC)

4:00pm Magic show

by Dattatreya Knighten (Alachua, USA)

4:35pm Skit/Drama: ”Mrigrari the Hunter’’

by Festival of India crew (USA), in english

5h00pm Kirtan – musical performance

by Krishna Kishore and the Boys Summer Trip (Alachua, USA)

5:45pm Skit/Drama: ”The Boatman and the Scholar’’

by ISKCON youth (Montréal, QC), in french

6h20pm Bhajan – meditative musical performance

by Agnidev (Los Angeles, USA)