Following Are Some Key Kannada Sangha, Toronto's Events By Year.

  • 1987

    Organized a Canada-U.S. Kannada conference in Toronto. About 500 people from Canada , U.S. and India participated.
  • 1988

    Organized a series of leadership training sessions for youth.
  • 1989

    A conference for youth of South Asian origin.
  • 1990

    Initiated a volunteer service program to help new immigrants and other members in need. Has been very successfull in providing information, settlement facilities for new immigrants and establishment of social networks.
  • 1991

    Organized an open discussion forum for youth to express their needs and the problems they face. Organized Seminars on Financial Planning.
  • 1991/92

    One of our youth was recognized as "Junior Citizen Of Ontario " for her community activities and leadership. A number of our members have been nominated for volunteer service awards by the Ministry of Citizenship.
  • 1993

    Organized numerous cultural programs by local and visiting artists.
  • 1995

    Organized a summer school on Bharatanatyam by a visiting Guru from India , staged a very successful show Purandara Vandana by local and visiting artists. Hosted reception to new Canadian Citizens at the Citizenship court. Cooperated with other community organizations to put up multicultural events. Kannada Network of Toronto was put in to high gear to provide information assistance to large number of new immigrants.
  • 1998

    Celebrated KS Silver Jubiee in a 2 day filled with grand functions. Invited musicians Raju & Sunitah Ananthaswamy.
  • 1999

    Initiated Kannada Canada Day / Kannada Culture Day (KCD), where Kannadigas in Canada show case their talents.
  • 2004

    Special Bharatanatyam program Sculptures comes alive based on the poem Anthapura Geethe by DVG on Belur & Halebid.
  • 2009

    Yakshagana Bayalata 'Jaambavati Kalyana' was performed by Yakshamitra Toronto at KST Yugadi function with live orchestra/Himmela perhaps for the first time in Canada. Programme received a thunderous standing ovation.
  • 2011/12

    Kannada Sangha Toronto online initiatives such as membership, email subscription, business directory, KST Document wiki go online. Social web initiatives MailChimp newsletter, Facebook/Twitter pages go online and and well integrated.