Panorama India is all set to digitally celebrate India’s 74th Independence Day on August 15th and 16th, 2020. India Day celebrations will start August 1 with contests and promotions and then starting August 10 there will be daily programming that will build up to our main event which will be held on August 15 and 16.
“I am so proud that the Pandemic is not stopping us from showing our love for our country. This
is going to be a 2-day celebration of our heritage and culture.” said Ms. Apoorva Srivastava,
Hon. Consul General of India in Toronto at a recent virtual press conference. Over 40 representatives from various cultural organizations attended the planning meeting to prepare for the virtual floats and programming.
“The entire community is working hard to make this the first-ever (and probably the largest)
digitally curated India parade. We have phenomenal performances and state representation
lined up and we are sourcing for great talent all over GTA” said Sumeeta Kohli, Co-chair,
The submission is now open for the artist & performing groups programming and state-
respective floats. “If your organization missed the meeting, please contact us right away so we can share the presentation and details with you” said Vaidehi Bhagat, Director of Community Relations,
To get information about floats, cultural programming submissions, please email us at
“Panorama India requests for sponsors who are interested in participating and supporting India
Day to please contact us right away. We hope to see our corporate sponsors along with our
retail partners join us in making this a safe and very successful India Day” shared both Co-chair
Sanjay Makkar and Executive Director Janak Bhawani. They can be reached at