The award winning festival of Mississauga is celebrating its 14th year by bringing to you the best of art, culture and cuisine from South Asia. The two day free festival will feature music, dance, folklore, Bollywood, food and shopping in the heart of Mississauga headlined by the popular artists and performers from India, Pakistan, Canada and USA. Children can enjoy free arts and craft workshops and learn to use the pottery wheel. This year's festival will present a film segment MISAFF featuring South Asian cinema in a local theatre. A special appearance by big Bollywood star also awaits you. In the past Mosaic has presented heavyweights such as Shafqat Amanat Ali Khan, Rekha Bhardwaj, Benny Dayal, Karsh Kale, Kailash Kher, Richa Sharma and Alaap to name a few. Please check out the website for headliner announcement closer to the festival time.
Rock the Coliseum, the independent music component of Mosaic festival will also celebrate its 14th year by presenting many local youth bands as well as well-known independent bands from across the province at the Amphitheatre in North Celebration Square on August 9th and 10th. Please check out www.rockthecoliseum.net for more information.
Join us as we transform the Square Amphitheatre into a live children's theatre every Tuesday night in August. From Rock the Arts Puppets to Beauty and the Beast, watch and be dazzled as your favourite children stories are brought to life!
Whether you're a musician, spoken word artist, comedian or dazzling performer, the stage is yours! Share your craft or enjoy the great talent Mississauga has to offer at open mic nights on the Square, every Wednesday in August.
Canadian Celtic rock group Screeched Inn began over a decade ago as a trio. With a focus on tight three part harmony and audience interaction, they perfected their sound through classic rock, top 40, and country genres.
Drop by the Bradley Museum to learn more about our Heritage Kitchen Garden, representing the foods early settlers grew in Upper Canada in the 1830s. On the last Sunday of the month, Museum Interpreters are on site to lead curated garden tours and demonstrations in Bradley House kitchen.