Amplifying South Asian arts via festivals, community workshops and mentorships

Thank you for an amazing #BollywoodMonster Mashup 2023

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monstrARTity is an award-winning, Mississauga-based not-for-profit filling systemic cultural and economic gaps in underserved diverse communities via #BollywoodMonster Mashup – the LARGEST South Asian festival in Canada; #MonsterArts interactive South Asian arts workshops for youth and seniors; and the #MonsterMasterclass artist mentorship program.

Bollywood Monster Mashup

#BollywoodMonster Mashup

#BollywoodMonster Mashup is the LARGEST South Asian festival in Canada and features FREE concerts with international Bollywood stars, a food festival, dance performances, shopping, a laser show and more!

Monster Master Class


#MonsterMasterclass is an artist mentorship program where selected professional artists practicing South Asian arts are given cash resources, mentorship in marketing & entrepreneurship, access to a professional video crew and introductions to industry gatekeepers.

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#MonsterArts for Youth

#MonsterArts for Youth helps teachers fill gaps in South Asian curriculum by providing school children of all backgrounds with hands-on workshops in Bollywood music, Bhangra dance, Tamil singing, ghazal writing, mandala-making, filmmaking and more.

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#MonsterArts for Seniors

#MonsterArts for Seniors fills gaps in cultural and language-specific services with professionally-led arts workshops in English, Hindi, Punjabi, Gujarati, Tamil and more to reduce feelings of isolation.