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 Vancouver and India. She was 12 when she danced alongside Priyanka Chopra at TOIFA awards. She has fundraised for various causes and for various organizations.
In 2014 she was a finalist of Miss Teenage Canada and represented British Columbia in Toronto. Due to such movements and empowerment, she invited to a high profile dinner hosted in the honor of Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi recognized by the High Commissioner of India as an Indo-Canadian Youth Achiever at Toronto in 2015. She is excited to be performing a semi-classical piece for you today, celebrating the auspicious festival of lights.