Festival India Toronto 2011

Photos of the 39th annual Festival of India

The 39th Festival of India took place this weekend with its annual parade down Yonge Street from Bloor to Queen's Quay. Despite the scorching temperatures, the parade was an extremely upbeat affair with lots of dancing in the streets and plenty of colourful attire. Upon its conclusion, the crowd slowly made its way across the harbour, where the festivities picked back up on the Island. Highlights included an expansive yoga meltdown, vegetarian cooking demonstrations, free vegan food, and opportunities for face painting and henna tattoos.

PHOTOS

The Parade:

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Centre Island:

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For more photos of the festival check out this slideshow by Scott Snider

Photos by Natta Summerky, with the exception of the last three depicting the parade, which are by Dylan Leeder


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