Vision and Literacy International

May 16, 2006 17:07 ET

Spectacular South Asian Play to Benefit Childrens' Charities

CCNSC Hosts Its First Annual Gala Production "Anarkali Through The Eyes of Noor Jehan" Attention: Arts/Entertainment Editor, Health/Medical Editor, Media Editor, World News Editor, Government/Political Affairs Editor HAMILTON, ONTARIO, CHARITY EVENT--(CCNMatthews - May 16, 2006) - CCNSC (Coalition of Canadian NGOs Serving Children) presents its first annual gala event with proceeds going to international childrens' causes. Don't miss covering this theatrical extravaganza involving a legendary South Asian love story produced for a main stream audience in English. Stunning South Asian Fashions, Enchanting Music, and an Internationally acclaimed cast will surely combine to produce an evening to remember. Learn about the mystery of "Anarkali" and her ill fated love to a Mughal Prince.

Do not miss this charity benefit at the prestigious John Bassett Theatre in the Metro Toronto Convention Centre on Friday May 26, 2006. Reception and pre-theatre food is at 7:30 pm, key note speker at 8:30 pm and show at 9:00pm. This is a formal gala affair with well-known individuals from the political, humanitarian, and medical communities in attendance. Celebrate South Asian Heritage month by covering this unique mainstream event and learning about these charities that have joined hands to serve needy children through this international benefit show.

Press and media are welcome to cover this event and can contact CCNSC at 1 800 928 5259 to request media passes or for further information or via e-mail at /For further information: Dr. Kashif Zoberi -;; IN: EDUCATION, ENTERTAINMENT, MEDIA, POLITICS, SOCIAL

Contact Information

  • Fazleena Nizam, CCNSC Coordinator, Coalition of Canadian NGO's Supporting Children
    Primary Phone: 905-528-5259
    Secondary Phone: 905-454-3613
    Toll-Free: 800-928-5259