Some of the celebrity MC’s and special guests at desifest Vancouver 2008.

1. Raakhi Sinha: Co-host of “The Morning Show” at RJ 1200 / Co-founder of South Asian Arts
2. Nutan Thakur: Host of RJ 1200’s “Afternoons With Nutan”
3. Simone Grewal: Host/Associate Producer of CHNU Channel 10’s “The Hall”
4. Dean Atwal: Host of “New Drivers Seat”
5. Chenier Hundal: Actor/Producer
6. Zara Durrani: Model
7. Sukhi Ghuman: Director, Vancouver International Bhangra Celebration Society (VIBC)
8. Gregor Robertson: Member of the Legislative Assembly Vancouver-Fairview / Vancouver Mayoral Candidate
9. Renu Bakshi: CTV Anchor/Senior Reporter
10. Ujjal Dosanjh: Member of Parliament – Vancouver South
11. Angelina Rai: Host of RJ 1200’s “Drive Home Grind”
12. Saima Naz: Host of Channel M’s “Chai Time”
13. Emanuel Sandhu: Canadian Figure Skater, Three-time Canadian National Champion
14. Shushma Datt: Owner of I.T. Productions (RJ 1200)

MC’s in this video: Sathish Bala (CEO/Founder of desifest), Raoul Juneja (Deejay Ra/Lyrical Knockout Entertainment). Guest MC with Sukhi Ghuman: Mo Dhaliwal/ATown Productions

RBC desifest Vancouver 2008. Presented by Telus. “Celebrating South Asian music and culture.”


Water Street, Gastown, Vancouver, BC, Canada. May 3, 2008.



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