Hyderabad: The environs of Meadowvale Secondary School, Mississauga, Canada reverberated with Telangana folk songs and cultural shows as the Telangana Development Forum, (TDF) Canada organized the Telangana Night 2018 on Saturday.
TDF, Canada is a non-profit organization which works towards creating awareness on cultural, literary, health and social causes.
The cultural wing of TDF, Canada, called ‘Tangedu’, organized the event with families and friends from Greater Toronto Area. Over 600 participants took part in the celebrations which also had dance and cultural shows apart from traditional Telangana cuisine.
The celebrations commenced with the traditional lighting of the lamp, followed by recitation of National Anthems for India and Canada. A one-minute silence was observed in memory of Telangana martyrs.
This was the sixth annual cultural extravaganza and the aim behind organizing the event was to pass on the baton of heritage of our rich culture and values to our future generation in Canada, organisers said in a press release.