Ready for some butter chicken, Bollywood and Punjabi beat-boxers in one of the prettiest outdoor settings in downtown Vancouver?
The 10th Sawan Mela festival is coming to the Plaza of Nations on the False Creek seawall this Friday and Saturday, a celebration of all the cultures that make up Vancouver’s vibrant South Asian community.
The festival is a sensory overload of tastes, sights, aromas and sounds from the region. An army of food trucks will be on hand, serving up butter chicken, tangy dosas and other local specialties (No word yet on whether celebrity chef Vikram Vij will bring his Indian-themed truck, Vij’s Railway Express).
Sawan Mela is also packed with live Bollywood performances, bhangra singing and dancing, belly dancers, beat-boxers and Desi-rockers. Continue reading:
South Asian Festival on False Creek, Sawan Mela Aug 17-18