Performances

 

Past Performances

January 26, 2019: Afghan Music and Dance Performance at Arts Night presented by the University of Toronto Afghan Students Association at the Ada Slaight Hall at Daniels Spectrum, Toronto.

January 23, 26, 27, 2019: Pop-Up Artist Series at Aga Khan Museum, Toronto.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

December 8, 2018: Afghan Dance with Samir Ahmadi Band, hosted by Children without Borders and Afghan Canadian Association – Ajax Ontario.

November 2, 2018: “Hands in Harmony” – a concert of Iranian and Afghan Music and Dance traditions with master setar player Fariba Hedayati of Iran and percussionist Araz Nayeb Pashayee – Small World Music Centre, Toronto.

October 20, 2018: LSP Day, Flemingdon Park Library – presentation of Kazakh dance

September 30, 2018Toronto International Dance Festival – Chinese Cultural Centre of Greater Toronto – 5183 Sheppard Ave E, Scarborough, ON

September 28, 29, 2018Desert Kingdoms – Ontario Culture Days at the Toronto Public Library – Annette Street and Maria A. Shchuka Branches

Photo Credit: Larry Anklewicz

Photo Credit: Larry Anklewicz

Photo Credit: Larry Anklewicz

 

September 28, 2018Soraya: Afghan Queens Breaking Boundaries – New Jaasmin Banquet Hall, Markham, ON

September 23, 2018Taste of the Hill – Richmond Green Park, Richmond Hill, ON

Photo Credit: Chris Robart

Photo Credit: Chris Robart

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

August 30, 2018: Pomegranate Garden, featuring Akmaral Kainazarova, Noor Cultural Centre, Toronto, ON, 7:00pm, $20

Musicians of Ensemble Topaz. Photo: Adam Anklewicz

Dancers of Ensemble Topaz. Photo: Adam Anklewicz

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

August 11, 2018: TD Songs of Summer Festival, Oakville, ON

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

August 18 and 19, 2018: Gerrard Festival of South Asia, Toronto, ON

July 22, 2018: Nightfall hosted by Nexus D9 and Kathak Bandi, Dancemakers Studios, Toronto, ON

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Photo credit: Dewan Masud Karim

Photo credit: Dewan Masud Karim

 

 

Photo credit: Dewan Masud Karim

 

 

July 14, 2018: Culture Bridge Festival, Riverwalk Commons, Newmarket, ON

July 7, 2018: Toronto International Dance Festival, Scarborough, ON

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

July 1, 2018: CFAC Canada Day at Yonge-Dundas Square, Toronto

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

July 1, 2018: Scarborough Celebrates Canada, Toronto, ON

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Photo courtesy Heritage Skills Development Centre

June 22, 2018: Milton HMC Connections Picnic, Milton, ON

June 16, 2018: Artistic Director Paromita Kar appears at Glitter at the Casbah Hamilton, Hamilton, ON

June 6, 9, 10, 2018: Artistic Director Paromita Kar appears at Pop-up Artist Residency at Aga Khan Museum, Toronto, ON

June 2, 2018: Airport Lacoste Centre Summer Festival, Brampton, ON

Photo credit: Mike Brassard

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

May 27, 2018: Carassauga India Pavilion, Mississauga, ON

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

May 12, 2018: Asian Heritage Month Performance, Dawes Road Library, Toronto, ON

May 5, 2018: Workshop, Niagara Folk Arts Festival, St. Catherine’s, ON

 

 

 

 

 

 

April 11, 2018: Rang-e-Bahar Spring Festival, St. Vlodomir Cultural Centre, Oakville, ON

Photo credit: Franki Ikeman/insidehalton.com

Photo credit: Franki Ikeman/Insidehalton.com

2017

October 7, 2017: Toronto International Dance Festival, Toronto Centre for the Arts, Toronto, ON

July 2, 2017: Ontario Heritage Festival, Ontario Place, Toronto, ON

 

2016

December 17, 2016: Toronto International Dance Festival, Fleck Dance Theatre, Harbourfront Centre, Toronto

November 27, 2016: Ensemble Topaz with Ihtimanska at Bampot Teahouse, Toronto

September 30, 2016:  Ontario Culture Days at the Annette Street Library, Toronto

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Photo credit: Ken Dobb

August 24, 2016:  CNE at the International Pavillion, Toronto

June 24, 2016: Members of Ensemble Topaz perform at Global Village Festival – Mel Lastman Square, North York

 

Dancers of Ensemble Topaz

 

2018

January 27, 2018: Arts Night, Afghan Students Association of University of Toronto – Super Wonder Gallery, Toronto, ON

 

2017

November 10, 2017: Private Event – Westmount Event Centre, Vaughan, ON

September 13, 2017: Private Event – Westmount Event Centre, Vaughan, ON

September 10, 2017: Private Event – Paradise Banquet Hall, Vaughan, ON

September 8, 2017: Private Event – National Banquet Hall, Toronto, ON

September 5, 2017: Private Event – Ancaster Mill, Ancaster, ON

September 3, 2017: Private Event – Black Creek Pioneer Village, Toronto, ON

August 26, 2017: Spark Golden Carnival – Golden Square Centre, Mississauga, ON

August 12, 2017: Private Event – Rose Garden Banquet Hall, Mississauga, ON

August 6, 2017: Private Event – Boaden Banquet Hall, Mississauga, ON

July 30, 2017: Private Event – Historic Grand Banking Hall, 1 King West, Toronto, ON

July  23, 24, 2017:  TD Gerrard Festival of South Asia, Toronto, ON

July 22, 2017: Indo-Canada Arts Council Diwali Razmatazz Curtain-raiser, Great Hall, Markham Civic Centre, Markham, ON

July 16, 2017: Scarborough Celebrates 150, hosted by HSDC, Albert Campbell Square, Scarborough, ON

July 15, 2017: Private Events

July 7, 2017: Culture Bridge Festival: Sights and Sounds of India, Newmarket, ON

July 1, 2017: Private Event – The Vue, Etobicoke

June 25, 2017: Private Event – Queen’s Palace, Scarborough

June 24, 25, 2017: Global Village Festival, Mel Lastman Square, Toronto

May 30, 2017: Hershey Centre, Mississauga: Carassauga India Pavillion

May 29, 2017: Private Event – Garden Banquet Centre, Mississauga

May 29, 2017: Private Event – JJ Swagat Banquet Hall

May 20, 2017: Hotel Plaza International, Toronto: DOGANA Retreat performance

May 6, 2017:  ISN Gala, Brampton

May 2, 3, 2017: TD Neotsav: South Asian History Month Celebrations at Union Station, Toronto

March 25, 2017: Dance it Up, Markham Place, Markham

March 11, 2017: Private Event – National Banquet Hall, Brampton

March 5, 2017: Private Event – Bombay Palace, Brampton

February 24, 2017: Private Event – JJ Swagat Banquet Hall, Markham

January 28, 2017: Private Event – Estate Banquet Centre, Toronto

January 27, 2017: Private Event – Bridle Path, Toronto

 

2016

December 22, 2016: Private Event – Chandni Banquet Hall, Toronto

December 18, 2016: Private Event -JJ Swagat Banquet Hall, Markham

December 17, 2016: Toronto International Dance Festival, Fleck Dance Theatre, Harbourfront Centre, Toronto

December 10, 2016: Dance Performance at Homelife Realty Awards Gala, Markham Convention Centre,Toronto

October 1, 2016: Private events – Bombay Palace, Brampton, Chandni Grand, Scarborough

September 25, 2016: Private event, Etobicoke

September 24, 2016: Private event, Tamahaac Club, Ancaster ON

September 11, 2016: Mid-Autumn Harvest Festival, Mississauga Chinese Centre: performance with Ensemble Topaz

August 17, 2016: Marlee-Ville Festival – Marlee Street, Toronto – free

 

Musicians of Ensemble Topaz

 

August 14, 2016: “Bella, Did Ya Eat?” Brunch – Free Times Cafe, Toronto, ON