ABOUT

Lead Organization:

Virasat Media is a Canadian based media company that was founded in 2011. The company develops and produces South Asian focused current affairs programming for various media including, print, radio, and television broadcast. After a decade in the business, the company is focusing on the creation of new arts and cultural programming.

There is growing interest in South Asian culture among young Canadians. Virasat Media recognizes the opportunity of introducing international stars to the Canadian market while simultaneously creating opportunities for new home-grown Canadian Talent. Join us and bring your products and services to one of the most prosperous and fastest growing ethnic communities…

Virasat Media’s resourcefulness and its ability to create, produce and broadcast, radio and TV shows has helped it develop a foundation, a network and a set of skills that is invaluable in planning and executing larger scale events.

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Virasat Media has developed relationships and is working directly with a number of organizations and operators in Ontario’s Tourism Sector to develop engaging local culturally focused special events and festivals.

Virasat Festivals and Cultural Events:

Indian Pavilion – Carassauga Festival of Cultures, Mississauga Virasat Media has been instrumental in bringing South Asian culture to the City of Mississauga as key partner and centre stage manager for the India Pavilion at the very popular Carassauga Festival of Cultures. Each year approximately 70,000 regional visitors and residents of Mississauga enjoy India’s beauty and diversity of South Asian cultures, when visiting the India Pavilion, which is filled with performances, cultural artifacts, costumes, jewelry and regional food.

Malton Community Festival
Virasat Media has supported the Malton Community Festival a non-profit volunteer run community organization. Through dedication and steady work the festival has become the face of Malton, Ontario. In 2015 Festival recorded 3,000 visitors. The full day free event includes, multi-cultural entertainment, a family crafts program, sports activities, art exhibits, and community displays.

iMela International and Bhangra at the Falls 2013, 2015
Virasat Media has organized a number of dance competitions including the Bhangra at the Falls Dance Competition held at Niagara Falls in 2013 and 2015. As part of the iMelia International the dance events in part attracted approximately 35,000 tourists in total to the Niagara Falls area from across the Greater Golden Horseshoe and the Northern United States.

Other Events:

Virasat Media has been an instrumental founding partner in the following events:
Punjab Day Mela, Wild Water Kingdom, Toronto 2013, 14, & 15 (30,000 attendees)
Punjab Day Mela, Powerade Centre, Brampton 2010 & 11 (55,000 attendees)

Key Contact:
Baljinder Singh Tamber
CEO iMela International Festival
416.451.2222
baljindertamber@gmail.com
Virasat Media
18 Kamloops Drive
Brampton, L6R 2X7
www.virasatmedia.com

In the 1990s, Baljinder Tamber started his media career as a marketer and host at Sur Sagar Radio & Television. Recognizing his well-received hosting ability, Mr. Tamber created the Watan Media Group, and developed a 24-hour radio and Newspaper. He later served as the Marketing Director and CEO of Aikam Media, which included Radio Punjab and Aikam TV.

In early 2011, he launched Virasat Media the parent organization for Virasat Radio, Virasat TV and the quarterly Virasat Magazine.

In addition to his media career, Baljinder Tamber is a strong supporter of community development. He is a founding member of the Sikh Sports Club, Brampton, and was the organization’s President for over a decade. Mr. Tamber is a past Director of the Peel Sports & Cultural Club. He also served as the Chair of the Malton Community Festival and as the Chair of India Pavilion at the Carassauga Festival of Cultures, in Mississauga On a national scale, Baljinder Tamber formed an organization to support the Prevention of Violence Against Women in Sikh Communities across Canada. In addition to this, he is actively involved in and gives back to other charities as volunteer manager and as a media sponsor.

Through his work, Baljinder Tamber has collected an abundance of experience and grown his networks. He is now noted as being one of the most trusted people in Canadian based South Asian focused Media.