2nd Annual Charity Gala

November 9, 2024

Proudly Supporting




100 Front Street West, Toronto

Elevated culinary experience

This first ever event in Canada promises an unforgettable evening filled with glamour, luxury, and enchantment. With an exquisite focus on gastronomy, attendees will indulge in an elevated culinary experience, showcasing a delectable fusion of traditional Indian flavours and contemporary culinary artistry.

Ignited with vibrant music

The Fairmont Royal York’s Concert Hall will be amplified to create a mesmerizing ambiance that perfectly complements the festive spirit of Diwali. The night will be ignited with vibrant music and enticing beats of celebrity DJs. This much-anticipated gala is destined to become an emblem of elegance, uniting Toronto’s diverse community in a celebration of the Diwali season.

Cultural philanthropists

The Lit Gala is a night when the next generation of cultural philanthropists come together to celebrate our cityʼs vibrant community.

So gather your friends, dress to impress, and get ready to light up the night at the Lit Gala – the hottest ticket in town!

Entertainment lineup

The night is lined up with live entertainment, DJ, music and dancing

Coming soon!


Sitar Fusion – Anwar Khurshid

Juno-nominated Sitar maestro, Anwar Khurshid has composed music featured in Oscar-winning film Life of Pi as well as Kama Sutra.

Watch him live at Lit Gala’s event lineup to dazzle us with sounds of classical music with a fusion twist.

Help support Handi-Care International

All proceeds from The Lit Gala 2024 are going to the Handi-Care International

Support and empower children with disabilities across rural India and Canada

This year, the Lit Gala will be supporting Handi
Care International, a charity whose mission is
helping disadvantaged children and youth with
special needs through education, rehabilitation
and training to empower and integrate them
with the mainstream community; raising
awareness about and empower disadvantaged
persons of South Asian descent; and relieving
poverty by providing housing and related
facilities for those with special needs and for
those who are destitute.

In addition, Handi Care also accelerates
support to NGOs in India, conducts volunteer
youth training, and offers continued support to
families in Canada with children with

Our Proud Sponsors for 2023

Thank you for your support and contributions

Platinum Corporate Sponsors

The Babwah Vega

Silver Sponsor

Bronze Event Supporters

In Kind Sponsors

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Get in touch with us!

Email: thelitgala@gmail.com

Committee Members

Sapna Makhija

Melissa Krishna

Aryan Raj

Akhil Chandan

Date and Location

Fairmont Royal York

100 Front Street West, Toronto

November 9th, 2024