October 2004

 Glimpses of Cricket Matches between US All-star Under 13 and Toronto

by Rajen Merchant

Three cricket matches between US All-star Under 13 and a Toronto team were held on September 4 and 5 at Sunnybrook Park Toronto. 

Provided below is a special exclusive video presentation prepared from video clips on these matches. To view this presentation (Duration 16:22), click here.


* The 9th Annual ADABEE (literary) Awards Ceremony was held on September 11, 2004. Dr. Syed Taghi Abedi claimed “The Writer of the Year” award and Muneet Ashar bagged the “The Poet of the Year” award. For details, please call Masood Khan at 416-568-2624. 

* Amma (Mata Amritanandamayi Devi) observed a one-minute silence at 12 noon (local time) on the 'Annual International Day for Peace', the 21st of September. For details, please click here.

* Kala Manjari, with the support of the Indian community, organized Festival of India from 10 am to 6 pm on Saturday, September 25, 2004 at Covent Garden Market, 130 King Street, London, Ontario, Canada. Admission is free. For details, please call Lalu Mansinha at 519-433-0854 or Raju Shah at 519-641-6665.  

* Owing to popular demand two more Meditation seminars in Toronto were conducted on September 25th and September 26th. For details, please call Piyush Parikh at 416-494-7772 or click here.  

* Sepia International is pleased to present a retrospective of 45 works by the late Raghubir Singh (1942-1999) in New York from September 30-December 30 2004. For details, please call 212-645-9444.

* The India-Canada Society of Hamilton announces The Twelfth Annual Mahatma Gandhi Peace Festival from 10 am to 4 pm on Saturday, October 2, 2004 at Hamilton City Hall, 71 Main Street West, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada. Admission is free. For details, please call Dr. Raj Sood at 905-648-0968.

* Anila Singh foundation in collaboration with International House at the University of Chicago presents International Kathak Festival October 8 - 10, 2004. For details, please call 773-753-2274.  

* You are cordially invited to attend a meeting about a remarkable person whose life, teachings, and humanitarian works are changing the world. The meeting will be held on Saturday, October 9, 2004. Admission is free. For details and confirmation, please call Sri Sathya Sai Baba Book & Information Centre at 416-481-7242, or Surinder Sharma at 416-871-1718, or for invitation click here, or for details click here.

* Vanik Samaj of Toronto has organized Garba on Friday, October 15, 2004. For details, please call Abhay Kadakia at 416-749-6313.

Congratulations to R. Kamdar, who recently joined Payless Travel.

The Ministry of External Affairs, Government of India and FICCI (Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry) are partnering once again to celebrate the Third Pravasi Bharatiya Divas from January 7-9, 2005 at Mumbai. For details, please contact the closest Indian Mission or visit www. indiaday.org.    

* A meeting about a remarkable person whose life, teachings, and humanitarian works are changing the world was held on Saturday, October 9, 2004. For details, please call Sri Sathya Sai Baba Book & Information Centre at 416-481-7242, or Surinder Sharma at 416-871-1718, or for details click here.

* Vijaya Dasami celebrations will be held at The Vedanta Society of Toronto on Saturday, October 23, 2004. For details, please call 416-240-7262.

* AWIC Community and Social Services presents an evening of entertainment Diwali Gala Fund Raising Dinner on October 29, 2004. For details, please call Veena Dev at 905-475-2379.

* “Voice Cultivation from a South Asian Perspective” has been rescheduled to the first three Wednesdays of November (November 3, 10, & 17). For details, please call Sally Jones (Rasik Arts) at 416-654-9231.

* Zoroastrian Society of Ontario (ZSO) presents a Garbar Ghotala Dhamaal-Waalo Parsi Gujarati Natak “KAKO ATAKYO BHATRIJO LATAKYO” on Saturday, November 6, 2004. For details, please call Bapsy Surti at 416-620-9284 or click here. For more information on ZSO, please click here. For reviews on Natak, please click here.

* The Royal Ontario Museum presents “A Tantric Evening” on Wednesday, November 10, 2004. For details, please call 416-586-5700 or click here.

* The Prayer Wheel Foundation has organized “THE PRAYER FESTIVAL” on Saturday, November 13, 2004. For details, please call Marco Mascarin at: (416) 537-0928 or click here.

* Sepia International is pleased to present a retrospective of 45 works by the late Raghubir Singh (1942-1999) in New York from September 30-December 30 2004. For details, please call 212-645-9444.

Congratulations to R. Kamdar, who recently joined Payless Travel.

The Ministry of External Affairs, Government of India and FICCI (Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry) are partnering once again to celebrate the Third Pravasi Bharatiya Divas from January 7-9, 2005 at Mumbai. For details, please contact the closest Indian Mission or visit www. indiaday.org.