Past Events

'Blood Donation Day' held on May 04, 2019 at Canadian Blood Services - 8249 114 Street NW, Edmonton, AB T6G 2R8

'Barsha-Baran' was held on April 13, 2019 at Pleasantview Community Hall (10860 57 Ave NW, Edmonton, AB T6H 1C2). With the presence of so many people, the event was a huge success. From decoration to food to cultural programs - everything was just awesome. Click for pictures.

2019 Annual General Meeting (AGM) was held on March 30, 2019 from 12 to 3 PM at the India Centre (Council of Indian Societies of Edmonton) located at 9504 -37 Ave NW, Edmonton, AB, T6E 5K3.

'Saraswati-Puja' was held on February 09, 2019 at Pleasantview Community Hall (10860 - 57 Avenue; Edmonton). At noon, we will have Puja, 'Anjali', Prasad and Lunch. In the evening, we will have 'Aarati', Dhunuchi-Dance, Dinner & Cultural Programs. 2007 Sa-Re-Ga-Ma-Pa contestant Sumana Ganguly will be our guest artist for the evening along with with few local talents.

'New Year's Eve' was celebrated on December 31, 2018 at Duggan Community Hall - 3728 106 Street NW, Edmonton, AB T6J 6M7

'Kali-Puja' was held on November 03, 2018 at Pleasantview Community Hall - 10860 57 Ave NW, Edmonton, AB T6H 1C2. Click for pictures.

'Durga-Puja' was held from October 12-14, 2018 at South Edmonton Sejong Multicultural Centre - 2503 Ellwood Dr SW, Edmonton, AB T6X 0P7.

Our biggest event 'Durga-Puja' was held from October 12 to 14 (Friday evening to Sunday night) at Sejong Multicultural Centre (2503 Ellwood Drive SW; Edmonton; AB; T6X 0P7). Oindrila Das a prominent singer and Debojit Saha, 2005 'Sa Re Ga Ma Pa' champion and a famous playback singer are coming to hypnotize us with their super melody on October 12th (Friday) and October 13th (Saturday) respectively. More details are coming soon.

Performance by Debojit Saha - attraction during Durga Puja

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'Agomoni' was held on September 29, 2018 at Blue Quill Community Hall - 11304 25 Ave NW, Edmonton, AB T6J 5B1

"Hoodies...Bonfires...Cuddling...Fall is almost here". 'Krishti' is getting prepared to welcome 'Fall' with its unique style by organizing the event 'Agomoni' another word 'Mahalaya'...which right way takes us to that very mesmerizing world of music..."Baajlo tomaar aalor benu". On September 29th (Saturday), 'Krishti' will have this 'Agomoni' event at Blue Quill Community Hall (11304 25 Ave NW; Edmonton; AB; T6J 5B1). The event will start at 5 PM and will continue till midnight. There will be many stalls of clothing, food etc. If you are interested to put a stall, please contact our Vice-President Moushumi Indu @ 780-904-0508 or our Cultural Secretary Runu Chowdhury @ 780-934-7265.

'Bangla Naba-Barsha' was held on April 14, 2018 at Pleasantview Community League Hall - 10860 57 Ave NW, Edmonton

'Picnic' was held on July 21, 2018 at Devon Lions Campground (Gazebo) - 1140 Saskatchewan Ave E, Devon, AB T9G 1N5 Click for pictures.

AGM on March 31, 2018
AGM was held on March 31, 2018 from 12 to 2 PM at India Centre (Council of India Societies of Edmonton) - 9504 - 37 Ave NW; Edmonton.

Saraswati Puja - January 20, 2018
Saraswati-Puja was celebrated on January 20th, 2018 (Saturday) at Pleasantview Community League Hall (10860 - 57 Ave NW, Edmonton, AB, T6H 1C2). - The guest (overseas) artist for the evening was Parul Mishra (one of the most talented rocking singers from Se Re Ga Ma Pa 2012). Click for pictures

Kali Puja – October 21, 2017
Kali-Puja was celebrated on October 21st, 2017 (Saturday) at Blue Quill Community League Hall
(11304 - 25 Ave NW, Edmonton, AB, T6J 5B1).Click for pictures

Durga Puja – September 22 to 24, 2017
Durga-Puja was celebrated on September 22nd (Friday evening) to 24th (Sunday night), 2017 at South Edmonton Sejong Multicultural Centre (2503 Ellwood Drive SW, Edmonton, AB, T6X 0P7). Click for pictures

Lakahandas Baul, our key artist during Durga Puja 2017

The Bauls are a group of mystic minstrels from Bengal, which includes the country of Bangladesh and Indian State of West Bengal. Bauls constitutes both a syncretic religious sects, but their membership mainly consists of Vaishnava Hindus and Sufi Muslims. They can often be identified by their distinctive clothes and musical instruments. Lalon Fakir is regarded as the most important poet-practitioner of Baul Tradition. Baul music has a great influence on Rabindranath Tagore’s poetry and on his music Rabindrasangeet.

Lakhan Das is number one and most popular Baul of West Bengal right now. His roots are in Bolpur, Birbhum. He has travelled many countries in the world and sang in many Bengali Musical Conferences across the world. Krishti is proud to host Lakhandas Baul during Durga Puja 2017.

Picnic – August 19, 2017
Annual picnic was held on August 19th, 2017 (Saturday) at St. Albert Lion’s Park (21 Sir Winston Churchill Ave, St Albert, AB, T8N 3A3) where a late breakfast, timely lunch and early dinner (BBQ) were served. Click for pictures

Inauguration of Krishti
Our first event 'Inauguration of Krishti' on May 27th, 2017 was super successful because of your enthusiastic presence and active participation. More than 225 people joined with us to celebrate the very first event of Krishti. We express our sincere gratitude and thanks to all of you as well as our chief guests for the evening – Hon. Amarjeet Sohi, Dr. Bob Turner and Mr. Dipesh Mistry. Click for pictures