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South Asian Celebration

South Asian Reflections 

The Lake Country Museum and Archives will be opening a new exhibit titled “South Asian Reflections” on November 20, 2021. The exhibit will capture and celebrate the stories of the South Asian community members who live in Lake Country and the Central Okanagan region. Resident stories will be documented in writing, video, and digitally, along with a collection of artefacts which represent the local population. 

Opening activities for the new exhibit will take place over the weekend from Friday November 19 to Sunday November 21. These educational, culinary, and cultural experiences will tell the histories and stories, provide cultural interaction, and create an appreciation of Lake Country’s South Asian residents.

Cultural Experience

On Sunday November 21st, the weekend will wrap up with a showcase of film, music, dance, poetry and art at the Creekside Theatre. The event will take place from 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM with snacks and fun for the whole family.

To purchase tickets please visit www.southasiancelebration.eventbrite.ca

More details on the performance to come soon.

Vaccine Passports required to attend. 

Educational Experience

Starting Friday Nov 19, head over to the Lake Country Public Library to sign out a book authored by a South Asian author. From local British Columbia and Canadian writers to international authors, from children’s books to teenage fiction, poetry to dual-language, there is a book for everyone.
https://www.orl.bc.ca/hours-locations/lake-country

Culinary Experience

From Friday Nov 19 to Sunday Nov 21, Made in India is offering their popular lunch time thali for lunch and dinner. A thali is a meal made up of a selection of various dishes which are served on a platter allowing you to try a variety of foods in one sitting. To receive a 10% discount, ask for the South Asian Celebration Thali. 
https://madeinindiarestaurant.com/ 

 

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