#VibrantBrampton 2020 : A celebration of dance, music & culture will come alive in an exciting e-format!

 Bollywood and Punjabi Heartthrob, Navraj Hans, the winner of Rising Star 2 and Saregama L’il Champs, Hemant Brijwasi, Indian Idol 9 Winner and Bollywood Playback Singer LV Revanth, Singer and Diva Bhoomi Trivedi and renowned Pakistani Singer, music director and composer Sahir Ali Bagga along with several other artists will be performing at the prestigious Vibrant Brampton festival that is being presented in a unique digital format this year. Spread over seven days in July and August, the festival will feature over 100 artists and showcase local talent and international artists including Raghav, Parichay, Aaman Trikha, Sreerama Chandra and Kinjal Chatterjee.

The annual event is being presented by the Arts & Culture Initiative of South Asia (ACISA), a non-profit organization that began its journey a few years ago and was initiated with a mandate to showcase the culture and diversity of our country.

“The sounds and sights of the various artists will present a diverse sound, providing artists from various genres to come forward with their art including music, dance and culture,” says Sandeep Prabhakar, co-founder and Chair of ACISA. Under the banner of Vibrant Brampton, a spectacle of celebration will bring the best of South Asian arts, culture and heritage.”

The festival’s focus is to promote local talent as well as encourage and feature renowned artists from Canada, India, Pakistan, Europe and the U.K and will be broadcast on July 21 and 22, July 28 and 29 and August 5, 6 and 11, 2020.

“This is an arts festival that provides artists with the opportunity to connect, create and communicate a whole new array of art in different forms, with each artist bringing their best to thousands of people across the globe,” said Ricky Bajaj, President and co-founder of the festival.”  The audience will get to experience varied art forms, whether it is the beats of Bhangra or the dance moves of Bollywood or an assortment of other art forms emerging from the roots of the South Asian continent.”

The Presenting Sponsor of the event is National Bank. “National Bank has always been committed to contributing to the cultural vitality of the communities it serves, even during uncertain times like these. Vibrant Brampton is a great opportunity to immerse yourself in South Asian culture, discover new artists and see them in action. Enjoy the festival!” said Nejib Ranni, Regional Vice President – Personal Banking, GTA Central and East, National Bank of Canada.

Besides Vibrant Brampton, ACISA will also organize four more festivals in a digital format including Vibrant Star, Visual Arts of South Asia (V.A.S.A) Arts festival and META.  The Vibrant Star talent hunt live auditions received an overwhelming response.  Out of a pool, 32 selected amateur participants, six emerging artists will get the opportunity to perform at the Main Festival alongside renowned national and international artists.   In addition, this year a new festival – Vibrant Classical – is being launched for classical arts enthusiasts.

This year’s festival title sponsor is National Bank and is also supported by Lazeez Canada.

For more information, visit www.acisa.ca.  

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