Thousands expected to attend Calgary's Vaisakhi celebration

Apr 18 2019, 4:47 pm

Thousands are expected to attend this weekend’s Canada India International Expo (CII Expo) in Calgary, which will feature Vaisakhi Mela performances throughout the weekend-long event.

Expo organizers say that the expo provides Canadian and India businesses from all over the world a chance to explore, network, and expand trade in Canada and throughout North America.

CII Expo opens with a ribbon cutting on Saturday, April 20 at 10 am.

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Vaisakhi Mela performance 2018/Arshad Photography

Vaisakhi is a historical and religious festival in Sikhism which commemorates the birth or establishment of Khalsa by Guru Gobind Singh Ji, the tenth Sikh Guru, in 1699.

It is also a spring harvest festival.

The Vaisakhi Mela performances are on Saturday and Sunday from 2 pm to 6 pm.

Canada India International Expo and Vaisakhi Mela 2019

When: April 20 to 21

Time: 10 am to 6 pm

Where: Genesis Community Wellness Centre (Feature Gym) – 7555 Falconridge Boulevard NE

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