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Bollywood Singer & Indian Idol Winner SREERAMA CHANDRA and Bhangra King JAZZY B to sizzle the audiences at VIBRANT BRAMPTON!

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Published on July 09, 2019 with No Comments

Brampton, ON (July 9, 2019) – Downtown Brampton is once again all set to come alive to the sights and sounds of South Asian culture with Vibrant Brampton on July 27 and 28. Organized by the non-profit group Arts and Culture Initiative of South Asia (ACISA,) the 4th annual Vibrant Brampton will bring a fun-filled two-day festival to Rose Theatre and Garden Square on July 27 & 28 respectively.

An amalgamation of culture and diversity in Ontario, Vibrant Brampton promotes local talent and includes an exciting line-up of budding artists and well-known names in the entertainment industry that appeals to all – young and the young-at-heart.

 “Vibrant Brampton aims to promote cross-cultural understanding with the hope of bringing a diverse community together in celebration of life, culture, art and tradition, says Svetlana Lazareva, Director Multicultural Relations.

The two-day festival will kick off on July 27th at Rose Theatre with SREERAMA CHANDRA Live-in concert along with several other artists performing including Indigenous arts showcase by award winning Canadian artist David R. Maracle and several other artists from different genres promising to make you sway to the diverse music and myriad performances. The Live-in concert at the Rose Theatre is a ticketed event starting from just $10. Tickets are available atwww.vibrantbrampton.ca 

July 28th outdoor festival at the Garden Square is a free event and promises to bring an eclectic mix of programming that will include South Asian as well as artists from different ethnic backgrounds. The highlight of the outdoor festival is a live performance by the King of Bhangra – JAZZY B, along with his band of musicians, which will make the crowd dance and sing to hundreds of his foot tapping numbers.

Some of this year’s noted performances include acts from award winners Brampton Music Theatre, A New DAEI Group, Pan Fantasy Steel band and Neo House of Movement.

Canadian Bollywood rock band Lakhia Bros 2.0. is set to debut at the festival. Bollywood dance acts by Jadoo Entertainment & Linjo Brothers, traditional Chinese dragon dance by Lian Hua Arts, classical Indian dances by Mudra School of Arts, Shivanjali Dance Academy, Spandan Kala, and Sampradaya Dance. Canadian Pakistani music group R&B United, Bangladeshi dance by Nritto Kala Kendra and Guinness world record holder Punjabi bhangra and gidha (Punjabi folk dances) group, Nachdi Jawani are some of the 200 plus local performers at this year’s festival.

“Dance to the beats of Bollywood or sway to the diverse music from rest of the world or get a taste of the mouth-watering cuisines from South Asia, Mexico, Middle-East and North America or buy a souvenir, it will be a day to remember”, says Ricky Bajaj, Founder & President of the non-profit festival.

ACISA’s mandate is to promote the diversity of South Asian art forms; break cultural barriers; imbibe the evolving cultural values of Canada; and communicate and share the philosophy of diversity” as quoted by board Chair, Sandeep Prabhakar.

The non-profit group, ACISA also hosts annual Visual Arts of South Asia (V.A.S.A) arts festival –www.vasaartsfestival.cafor visual art lovers and META Brampton- www.metabrampton.caa unique digital music & media festival catering to the millennials. 


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