Past Events

Consulate Visit:The ICCA hosted a consular camp offered by the Consulate General of India on Sunday Nov 12, 2017 at Hampton Inn & Suites. The consuls provided services related to passport renewal, visa, OCI and other miscellaneous services. Close to 60 families from the community took advantage of this opportunity to avail consular services.


Volunteer Appreciation Evening: An evening of fun and entertainment was organized on Oct 14, 2017 at the Walter Murray Collegiate to appreciate all the volunteers who have helped at various ICCA events, especially during Folkfest 2017. The ICCA board would like to thank all who attended this event, brought delicious dishes and made it an exciting evening.


Gandhi Jayanti Celebration:The ICCA organized the Gandhi Jayanti celebration on Monday Oct 2nd, 2017 at the Gandhi Statue in downtown Saskatoon. Mayor Charlie Clark was the chief guest and more than 40 community members attended the event. Thank you all for attending and celebrating the life of one of the great leaders of this century.


Semi-Annual General body Meeting:The SAGM was help on Sept 27th, 2017. Thanks to all the members who attended the meeting and provided their feedback to the ICCA Board.


Folkfest 2017 (Aug 17-19): ICCA’s India Pavilion was a huge success at this year’s Folkfest celebrating Canada 150! We received tremendous feedback from the community about our delicious food, the elegant displays and the fantastic entertainment. Saskatoon Mayor Charlie Clark tried his hands at playing the Tabla in our display area while Folkfest President Neil Irvine, along with Folkfest Board Member Dr. Jay Kalra, tried Bhangra in front of a packed audience during our entertainment program. The event and all the festivities were a true team effort. Every volunteer and ICCA board member played a vital role in India Pavilion's success and we are grateful for the overwhelming support from the Indo-Canadian community. We thank each and every one of you for your support and encouragement.


Consulate Visit:The ICCA hosted a consular camp offered by the Consulate General of India on Sunday July 2nd, 2017 at Hampton Inn & Suites. The consuls provided services related to passport renewal, visa, OCI and other miscellaneous services. More than 50 families attended the camp.


Annual Picnic/Potluck: More than 40 members participated in the annual picnic/potluck hosted by ICCA at the Forestry Farm on Saturday June 24th, 2017. Isha organized a yoga session (Thanks Isha) to kick off the picnic, which was followed by a friendly game of cricket and a few activities for kids. This was followed by some delicious food – thanks all for bring great dishes. We would like to thank all members for attending the picnic, for participating in all the activities making it a success.


Annual General Body Meeting

Annual General Body Meeting of the India-Canada Cultural Association (ICCA) on Wednesday, February 28th, 2018 at 7:00 pm at the Saskatoon Field House (2020 College Drive), Meeting Room #1.  Notice is also hereby given to elect the executive committee for the year 2018 during the same meeting.


Nominations for 2018 Executive Committee: The Executive Committee of ICCA has appointed the following nomination committee members:

  • Mr. Kumar Balachandran (Chairperson)  [Phone: 306-979-4466; Email: btk_exl@yahoo.co.in]
  • Dr. Raju Datla  [Phone: 306-955-6170; Email: Raju.Datla@nrc-cnrc.gc.ca]
  • Mr. Gautam Sharma [Phone: 306-241-0565; Email: er_sharma@hotmail.ca]


The executive committee consists of President, Vice-President, Treasurer, General Secretary, Social Secretary and one to three Member-at-Large positions.  Any member interested in serving on 2018 executive committee is requested to fill the nomination form and submit directly to the Nomination Committee. 




India Supper Night

India-Canada Cultural Association is hosting the India Supper Night on Saturday Feb 17th, 2018. It will be fun filled evening with dance, music and entertainment showcasing local talent. The entertainment program will be followed by delicious East Indian food. 


The function will be held at St. Martin's United Church (2617 Clarence Ave S, Saskatoon). The doors open at 5:30 pm.


The supper night is open to all.  Tickets are priced at $10 for ICCA members, $15 non-members and $5 for children under the age of 10 yrs.  


Tickets can be purchased from Amit Shukla (306-717-3880), Praveen Kumar (306-262-2530), Diego Monteiro (306-222-5007) Balakrishnan Raju (306-717-7436) or any other board member.




Membership
Apply for your membership online.  For 2018, family membership is $25, individual membership is $15, student membership is $10 and business membership is $100. If you have any suggestions, comments or concerns regarding ICCA, please send an email to announcements@iccasaskatoon.ca or contact any board member.


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INDIA-CANADA CULTURAL ASSOCIATION (ICCA) is a non-profit charitable organisation that promotes Indian culture and heritage among residents of Saskatoon and beyond. Membership is open to anyone interested in understanding or just enjoying Indian culture.


Staffed entirely by volunteers, ICCA offers a wide array of activities and services under various categories    

PO Box 7194, Saskatoon, SK, S7K 4J2; Email: announcements@iccasaskatoon.ca