Dear Members, we value your feedback and suggestions for programs and activities and so we encourage you to contact anyone of your executive board members to share your valuable insight.
ANNUAL DINNER DANCE 2019
Olympia Banquet Hall Sat 26 Jan 2019 6:30 PM
660 Barton Street STONEY CREEK, ON
The tickets are on sale now: $40 (individual), $35 (for a table of ten), and $25 (students). Children four and under are free. Please contact a member of the ICS Executive.
At the dinner, the ICS will recognize two persons (a male and a female) from the community at large for their distinction, achievements and/or service. You are invited to make nominations with a short statement of 200 words on the person. The nomination can be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org
Nomination ends on Tuesday, 01 January 2019 at 8:30 pm.
Your Participation in the Talent Show
You are also invited to show your special talent at the dinner night. Every one must feel free to present a proposal that should reach us at email@example.com by 6:30 pm of 01 January 2019 (Tuesday) or by phone. Please note that the ICS committee will have the final say in the selection or modification of the proposed items.
Infusion of Younger Generation
As you know, we are trying to bring in young members and volunteers to India-Canada Society with a view to passing on the baton to them.
We are delighted to announce inclusion of the following on our team. Please join us in welcoming:
Sushmita Gupta: ICS Exec Board Member
Meghavi Soni: ICS Exec Board Member
Abhishek and Megha Saxena: Website and Social Media
Ritesh Ranjan and Soumya: Volunteers
Sriram Iyer: Volunteer
Abhijit Chatterjee: Volunteer
Please feel free to share your ideas and
let’s all get involved in community building.
I look forward to staying in touch,
Binoy Shanker Prasad
President ICS (2018-20)
Republic Day 2016 Celebrations
January 23, 2016 at Hindu Samaj Temple 2-4pm.The event featured our community including children’s and talented performance.
Nithilan-Jeyakumar performance. View the Details.
Pushpanjali performance. View the Details.
Ganapathy Gouthuvam performance. View the Details.
Snake performance. View the Details.
Saturday, July 11, 2015.
ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING (AGM)
Date: Saturday, May 9, 2015
Place: Hindu Samaj Community Hall 6297 Twenty Road Hamilton ON
Time: AGM – 6:00 – 7:30 PM Dinner and Music – 7:30 to 11:00 PM
Republic Day Celebration
Saturday, January 24, 2015, 2:30 pm – 5:30 pm
Hindu Samaj Temple, Hamilton
22nd Annual Gandhi Peace Festival
Saturday, October 4, 2014 Hamilton City Hall 71 Main St. West, Hamilton
Annual ICS Picnic
Saturday, July 19, 2014 Starting at: 11:00 am to 5:00 pm Dundas Driving Park, Dundas Driving Park Road, Dundas
Music Program Celebrating India’s Republic Day – 26th January 2013
Gandhi Peace Festival – 29th September 2012
A Musical Evening for Everyone
ICS organized an excellent musical program on the eve of Friday, October 12, 2012. The program featured Indian classical singer, Pandit Shantanu Bhattacharyya and his talented wife, Durba Bhattacharyya. The event was held at Hindu Samaj Temple with a house full of audience. The Women’s Outreach Group (WOG) provided tea and snacks and helped assure the comfort and enjoyment of all the audience. Tabla accompaniment was provided by the well known Toronto performer, Shri Kishore Kulkarni. Pandit Shantanu, a young classical Kolkota singer provided an evening of Thumri, Dadra, Hori, Bhajan & light classical. He treated the audience to a silky, melodious voice, while Durba provided both vocal and musical accompaniment. The couple treated us to beautiful renderings of Ragas and charmed all those who attended. The performers were given standing ovations and the evening was enjoyed by all.
Invited Lecture and Brain Storming Session
India Canada Society of Hamilton Region (ICS) organized a “Invited Lecture and Brain Storming Session” for its members and non-members on 8th September 2012. The main purpose and focus of the event was to gather feedback from the members for the potential events that would encourage increased member participation and community awareness. With over fifty members participation, the event started with the keynote lecture from a very senior, renowned, and dedicated ICS life member Dr. Harish Jain, who emphasized the wisdom, virtues, and values of “Civic Awareness” in his interesting and thoughtful provoking talk. Following his lecture, all participated in the Brain Storming discussion. It was suggested that ICS should interact more with other non-profit organization to increase its visibility, introduce events that would focus more on Canadian Heritage along with South Asian Heritage, and increase youth participation. A brief summary of the brain storming session was emailed to all ICS member at the later date.
India Canada Society organized its annual picnic on 14 July 2012 (Saturday) at Queenston Heights Park, Queenston, ON. More than 160 people of all ages attended the event. Mr. Raj Sharma and Mrs.Uma Sharma arranged several games with enthusiastic participation from all. The catered lunch was supplemented with the on-site BBQ provided by Mr. Daljeet and his son Shawn. The perfect summer day allowed people to relax and have good time interacting with others, all this made it a very successful event, said ICS president Mr. Ashok Kumar. All the board members of ICS wish to thank all the volunteers and participants for making it an enjoyable day.