Category Archives: Festivals

Count Down to Lohri

Count Down to Lohri Happy New Year to all my bachai lok. May 2013 bring you much peace, joy and love. As we complete our celebrations of bringing in the New Year, many Punjabis begin preparing for another celebration – Lohri. Celebrated January 13, Lohri is a multi-pronged festival. Different people celebrate for different reasons.Continue Reading

Wishing Everyone a Happy Diwali

Happy Diwali Happy Diwali bachai lok! Your Auntyji wishes you prosperity and good fortune through the year. Today is day of celebration for all Indians. Diwali is the largest festival in India. It is celebrated over five days. The pinnacle of the celebration occurs on the night of the new moon which falls anywhere betweenContinue Reading

Countdown to Diwali

Countdown to Diwali November 13, 2012 With Diwali only days away your Auntyji wants to make sure you are ready for the festivities. Big or small, there are a few basic things that you could do for the celebration of Diwali. 1) Visit your local Indian grocer and pick up diyas (oil candles). If that isContinue Reading

Happy Father’s Day

Wishing all Fathers a Happy Father’s Day Auntyji wishes all daddies, papas, dhadhaji’s, and nanaji’s a very Happy Father’s Day.  The relationship of a father to his child is so many things. It is strong, influential, warm, supportive and trustworthy. Auntyji knows that fathers are pillars of strength for their children. A father’s guidance leadsContinue Reading

Celebrate at the City of Bhangra Festival

Celebrate Bhangra with VIBC If music is considered an international language then it’s very close cousin, dance, must be a global dialect.  Vancouver International Bhangra Celebration (VIBC) speaks both with grace and fluidity through their annual City of Bhangra Festival. The 2012 HSBC City of Bhangra Festival is a celebration that is music to yourContinue Reading

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