Indo-Canadians to mark India’s 68th Republic Day

Ottawa, Jan 12 (IANS) To mark India’s 68th Republic Day, an umbrella body of Indo-Canadian community organisations here will host a one-day entertainment event in Brampton.

Panorama India has been hosting this event for the last several years to promote India’s cultures and heritage, reported Mississauga online daily on Wednesday.

This year’s event features cultural exhibits, a folk dance competition along with the Panorama Idol finale, a Bollywood singing competition, where people can vote for their favourite singers.

There would also be a drawing competition for children and an exhibition of handicrafts, ethnic outfits, jewellery and food showcasing various regions of India.

On January 26, a large number of Indo-Canadians, leaders and politicians are expected to attend a flag-hoisting ceremony at the Indian mission in Toronto.

Consul General Dinesh Bhatia would lead the ceremony with his wife Seema.

–IANS

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