We are a multi-cultural festival showcasing different Art forms in our festival, and support local artists within the Lower Mainland. Interested in joining our festival e-mail info@diwalifest.ca

Nishant Sharma

Nishant Sharma is a young multi-talented artist that has a diverse portfolio in music, dance, acting and modelling. Born with a bounce in his step in India, and brought up in Vancouver, as a dancer he is trained in various styles including contemporary dance, improvisation, hip hop, and Bollywood jazz....

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Karima Essa

Karima Essa is Vancouver’s very own superstar! She is an incredibly charismatic and passionate choreographer, dance-fitness instructor, and performer. Karima is well known for her participation in Canada’s reality show “Bollywood Star.” She showed off her dynamic movement, expression and personality on the show taking her all the way to...

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Elaina and Nicole – Get Bent

Elaina and Nicole have been dancing together for 10 years. They will be performing Get Bent’s original Bollywood Bellydancing. This style provides a high-energy, family friendly show directed towards all audiences, combining the excitement and joy of Bollywood music, dance and costuming, while blended with the beauty of bellydancing. Get...

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Madona Ghosal

Madona Bhowmick Ghosal is a very well known classical dancer in Vancouver. She started learning dance when she was 2 years old. She is trained in Indian classical, semi classical, creative and contemporary dance. She is Bisharadh in both Bharatnattyam and Kathak dance. She trained under legendary Guru Thankumoni Kutty, Kalamandalam...

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DJ A-Slam

Divinity DJ’s is Western Canada’s Premier DJ Company. With a team of DJ’s in Vancouver and Edmonton, the Divinity DJ’s are the first DJ company to operate in multiple provinces. 2 time Wedding Wire Award Winners, the Divinity Dj’s bring professionalism to their craft. The company specializes in providing club...

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DJ Kash

The Bengali Sensation DJ KASH, known worldwide as “The Bengali Sensation”, is the uniquely talented DJ with one of a kind style that is changing the party scene around the world. Using diverse music with different flavors such as Bollywood, Bhangra, Hip Hop, Top 40, and EDM; DJ KASH has...

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Elizabeth Boey

Elizabeth Boey is a soulful singer-songwriter based in Vancouver, BC who began playing the guitar from the young age of 13. Since then, her original compositions have labelled her at op 10 artist in CBC’s Rock Your Campus 2013 and in BC’s Best Teen Band for the Peak 102.7. She...

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Shreya Luthra

Shreya Luthra is a student at Simon Fraser University. She is passionate about creative writing and participated in (and won) numerous awards in High School competitions for her Spoken Word poetry. Exploring themes like the global refugee crisis, family ties, nostalgia, her work evokes a very personal response from the...

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Aashritha Royyuru

Aashritha Royyuru is a grade 12 student from Fraser Heights Secondary School. She is an exponent of Indian culture and is keen on upholding her heritage. She has been learning classical dance for the past 10 years and has performed at multitude events doing various forms of dances in both greater...

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Devraj Chakraborty

Born in Kolkata and raised in many cities in India, Devraj grew up in the surroundings of his parents who both are artists and painters. Devraj started singing when he was 5 years old. His initial learning was based on Bhajans, then eventually he started learning Indian Classical Vocal Music...

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Anisha Biswas

Anisha is a 13 year old budding artist. She has a passion for dance since childhood. She is a regular performer at the Lower Mainland Bengali Cultural Society and also just recently performed at Namaste Canada. Her dance performances include Tagore style dances, Bengali folk and also Bollywood and Jazz...

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