Dancers perform at the Victoria Hindu Temple in 2008.

Hindu festival returns for long weekend

Cultural and Arts Festival of India returns to Victoria Hindu Temple, located in Central Saanich

Saanichton will sound and smell a little bit like India come Canada Day long weekend.

The Victoria Hindu Temple in Central Saanich will host its annual Cultural and Arts Festival of India bringing dazzling classical and folk dances, melodious music, delicious food, crafts, fashion show and more.

The festival runs Saturday, June 30 through Monday, July 2 from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m

The event is free, with food, activities and crafts available at nominal cost.

The Victoria Hindu Temple is at 1934 Cultra Ave. in Saanichton.

Learn more about the festival online at or phone 250-216-2711.

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