Past Events & News 2011

JAN 2011
Jan 1, 2011 – Mayor’s Levee New Year’s Celebration Event -City Hall, Mississauga, ON
Jan 13, 2011 – Lata Pada conferred the Pravasi Bharatiya Samman Award by the President of India.
Jan 17, 2011 – Luminato Festival announces 2011 lineup – Taj unveiled as commissioned work and world premiere in dance programming
Jan 22, 2011 – Dance Ontario – DanceWeekend @ Fleck Theatre, Harbourfront Centre, Toronto, ON
Lata Pada that appears in the Dance Collection Danse winter newsletter. http://www.dcd.ca/latapadacd.html
 
FEB 2011
Feb 8, 2011 – Company dancer, Shruti Javali’s takes on a solo bharatanatyam tour in India with recitals conducted by Guru Harikrishna Kalyanasundaram. Tour dates included: Feb 8, 2011, Mysore Association, Mumbai, Feb 19, 2011, Narada Gana Sabha -Chennai, Feb 24, 2011, Thiruchembur Temple, Cheddha Nagar, Mumbai, March 5, 2011, Natyanjali Festival, Chidambara
Feb 14, 2011 – Lata Pada featured in “The Indus Link – Indians Across Boarders” interview with Samira Rehman http://www.theinduslink.com/3119/lata-pada-success-and-honour-will-come-if-you-stay-focussed-on-doing-what-you-d
Feb 15, 2011 – Lata Pada featured in York University’s Yfile news bulletin http://www.yorku.ca/yfile/archive/index.asp?Article=16449
Feb 18, 19, 2011 – Performance for the The Marco Polo Project: Part 2 featuring The Toronto Consort with special guest Suba Sankaran
Feb 26, 2011 – South Asian Hertiage Day at the ROM (Royal Ontario Museum) Performances took place from @ 11:30 am to 1:30 pm
 
MARCH 2011
March 5, 2011 – Dance Collection Danse performance -” Dancing Through Time: Toronto’s Dance History 1900-1980″. Took place @ 7pm Market Gallery, St. Lawrence Market, Toronto, ON.
March 18, 2011 – Lata Pada featured in article, ” A Big Canvas of Love” appears in The Hindu publication http://www.thehindu.com/todays-paper/tp-features/tp-fridayreview/article1548392.ece
March 20, 2011 – Odissi Lecture/Demo/Workshop with Nrityagram Dance Ensemble from India was presented @ SAMPRADAYA Dance Centre, Mississauga, ON
March 26, 2011 – 2nd Annual Health Mela Event @ Pearson Convention Centre, Brampton, ON
March 31, 2011 – Sampradaya launches the cultural leadership program “Leaders of Tomorrow”
 
MAY 2011
May 3, 2011 – SAMPRADAYA Dance Creations annouces $233, 800 grant recevied through Ontario’s Community Capital Fund (CCF).  Media Release -CCF Grant 2011
 
JUNE 2011
June 4, 2011 – Bread and Honey Festival Parade, Streetsville, ON
June 10, 11, 12, 2011 – Taj makes its world premiere on stage @ the Luminato Festival, Fleck Dance Theatre, Harbourfront Centre, Toronto
June 17, 2011 – IIFA Buzz Brampton Celebrations took place @ 8:30pm, Gage Park, downtown Brampton, ON
 
JULY 2011
July 23, 2011 – Akhina Mooken, Academy trained dancer crowned Miss India-Canada 2011http://www.missindiacanada.com/index.php
 
AUG 2011
August 2, 2011 – SAMPRADAYA was host to an announcement presented by the Minister of Finance for Canada, Jim Flaherty
August 8 -20, 2011 – DanceIntense Toronto 2011 took place at York University for its third and final year

Company dancer, Atri Nundy was awarded 1 of 6 available Dancemakers scholarships. Dancemakers is a longstanding contemporary dance company based in Toronto.

 
SEPT 2011
September 18, 2011 – Aim for Seva Gala, Pearson Conventation Centre, Mississauga, ON
 
OCT 2011
October 12, 2011 -Kalakshetra Dance Group performance @ Markham Theatre for the Performing Arts, Markham, ON.
October 14, 2011 – 10th Anniversary Diwali Fundraiser Trillium Health Centre Foundation. Featured article #1 – Mississauga News. Featured article #2 – Mississauga News.
Company dancer , Akina Mooken who was recently crowned Miss India- Canada 2011 made the front cover of Desi News magazine!
 
NOV 2011
November 15, 2011 – 60 Years of Rhythm & Movember – The Korean Dance Studies Society of Canada ( KDSSC) 
November 20, 2011 – AWIC Community & Social Services Annual Fundraising Gala
 
DEC 2011
December 4, 2011 – Company dancer, Shruti Javali peformns @ Nritya Sangam, Pittsburgh, PA, USA

Conclusion of Cultural Leadership Program –Media Release – LOT Program