List of Indian Associations in Ottawa

Festival Of India

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A great annual spectacle is the Festival Of India Feature which showcases the grandoise of the great land of India! It is a 3 day event that has a set of activities and performances, and is meant to be inclusive to the larger Ottawa community. 

The event for 2017 is scheduled between 11-Aug-2017 and 13-Aug-2017. Do check out their website ( to get your tickets (you get a discount when bought well ahead of time).

Also follow their Social Media pages at -

Check out this amazing Drums-tabla Jugalbandi from the 2016 edition.


The Feature from the 2016 Edition was the closing performance by the Raghu Dixit Project ( - 

raghu dixit festival of india 2016


Kannada Sangha Ottawa

An association from the Vibrant state of Karnataka, India ( is the Kannada Sangha of Ottawa. They hold 4 events through the year - 

1. Ugadi (New Year) in April (

2. A Picnic in July

3. Ganesha Pooja in September (

4. Diwali / Christmas in Nov/Dec (

In 2016, they also hosted the first ever Yakshagana event (traditional theater - in Ottawa. The performers were the Yakshamitra troupe from Toronto ( - 

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yakshagana kso 2016 event

Follow their Social media page at if you would like to connect to fellow Kannadigas!


Ottawa Telugu Association

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The Ottawa Telugu Association was formed in 1979 to help the Telugu ( Speaking community in Ottawa. Check out their website for event details and membership - 

They are an active community who also schedule multiple events through the year

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Check out their Social media pages at - 



PS: If there are more Indian associations you would like to see added to this page, give us a shout in the comments section!


While checking out these associations, do check out great South Indian Cuisine options at - 

Eating Out: South Indian Cuisine Options in Ottawa