12th Annual Festival of South Asia

Indian dancers pose after finishing the invocatory dance. The 12th annual Festival of South Asia, a celebration of Asian Heritage Month, held Saturday at Bishop Ryan Secondary School by the South Asian Heritage Association of Hamilton and Region.  The event featured mainly entertainment but there were a few vendors and had traditional Asian food for sale during the intermission. John Rennison The Hamilton Spectator 5/14/16

Photos by John Rennison

Members of the South Asian community celebrated the 12th Annual Festival of South Asia Saturday night at Bishop Ryan Catholic Secondary School with dance demonstrations from various communities represented.

May was declared as the South Asian of Heritage Month by the Ontario Legislature in 2001. Hamilton is home to approximately 25,000 South Asians.

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