“What’s Your Bazaar Memory?” Contest Now Open!

  We are excited to announce the launch of our “What’s Your Bazaar Memory?” image and story sharing contest.  We were inspired to run this contest because of the richness of the stories, culture and history of the Gerrard India Bazaar. We hope to inspire all of you to sharpen your pencils , dust off your cameras…

From left to right: Gurnam Multani (Multani Village) unknown, Jasbir Singh (Miss India Fashion), Cookie Singh (Chandan Fashion) and Mirza Baig (Lahore Paan Centre).

Filming at the Festival of South Asia

From left to right: Gurnam Multani (Multani Village) unknown, Jasbir Singh (Miss India Fashion), Jatinder Pal Singh (Chandan Fashion) and Mirza Baig (Lahore Paan Centre).     We were excited to be in the midst of the action at the 2016 Festival of South Asia located in the Gerrard India Bazaar this past weekend, July 16…

Kohinoor Kitchenware

Shopkeeper   Kohinoor Kitchen Ware 2016 Festival of South Asia photograph © Jo-Anne McArthur for Village of Dreams Productions Inc. July 15, 2016 This photo was taken as a part of the promotional poster campaign for the WHAT’S YOUR BAZAAR MEMORY? photo and story sharing contest. One winner in each category will receive a $500 prize…

Lahore Tikka House on Eid al Fitr

  On July 7th we lined up at Lahore Tikka House to partake in the festivities of Eid al Fitr. While filming the documentary, we met people who had come from far and wide to enjoy this bustling palace of food, and to celebrate and enjoy an Eid feast. This restaurant is a food mecca, known globally, and…