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Raag-Mala Toronto

Raag-Mala Toronto’s mission is to weave the thread of Indian Classical Music (ICM) into the Canadian cultural fabric. We were formed in 1981 with a mandate to promote and preserve ICM by presenting top Indian and North America-based artists in performance. Our secondary objective is to spread the awareness and appreciation of ICM through lecture-demonstrations and a strong online presence.

Today, we are amongst the longest-serving organizations in North America that are focused on this genre, celebrating our 40th year of uninterrupted programming in 2020.


Raag-Mala Toronto operates with a 10-person board and 20 other dedicated volunteers.

The current leadership team, is in its 8th year and that stability has resulted in our ability to program well in advance, with limited financial means and considerable support from volunteers and donations from individuals and the Ontario Arts Council.

Board of Directors

Nishant Parekh

Mohamed Khaki

Zaheed Khan

Manoshi Chatterjee

Aliya Ghose

Samidha Joglekar

Andrew Kay

Rishi Misra

Michael O'Hara


Raag-Mala Toronto is almost entirely run by volunteers.

If you are interested in volunteering please use the form below to let us know.