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 www.victoriahindutemple.com or phone 250-216-2711.

reporter@peninsulanewsreview.com

Just Posted

Peninsula firefighters spend the summer in intensive training

No rest for personnel as they improve high tower, role-plays and marina fire fighting skills

VIDEO: RCMP officer killed in the line of duty remembered ‘through the laughter of children’

Sarah Beckett Memorial Playground opens with ceremony in Langford

B.C. police watchdog investigating high-speed crash in Victoria

Police watchdog called in after dramatic early morning crash at Bay and Douglas intersection

Westhills Stadium launches expanded stadium with ceremony, excitement

expanded stadium accommodates 6,000 spectators

NCAA basketball comes to UVic this fall

Eight-team tournament features top university women’s basketball teams Nov. 28-30

VIDEO: B.C. woman meets biological mother, 38 years later

Mother never gave up hope of finding daughter, despite all the obstacles

B.C. Lions fall to 1-9 after 13-10 loss to Ticats

Lowly Leos have dropped six straight CFL contests

VIDEO: B.C. woman meets biological mother, 38 years later

Mother never gave up hope of finding daughter, despite all the obstacles

B.C. man who died after rescuing swimmer was known for helping others

Shaun Nugent described as a dad, a coach, a hero and ‘stand-up guy’ at celebration of life

B.C. RCMP plane chases fleeing helicopter as part of major cross-border drug bust

The helicopter eventually landed at a rural property near Chilliwack

Vancouver Island man dead after reported hit-and-run incident

Oceanside RCMP seek public’s help gathering information

Thousands cycle to conquer cancer

The 11th annual Ride to Conquer Cancer took place Saturday morning, Aug. 24 in Surrey, B.C.

PHOTOS: Brazil military begins operations to fight Amazon fires

Amazon fires have become a global issue, escalating tensions between Brazil and European countries

Racist confrontation in Richmond parking lot caught on camera

Woman can be heard yelling racial slurs, swear words at woman in apparent parking dispute

Most Read