desiFEST is Canada's largest FREE outdoor South Asian music festival hosted by SatsB. desiFEST's vision is to create mainstream opportunities for South Asian artists and South Asian inspired music.
For two years in a row, desiFEST Toronto set new records for crowd turnout and artists programming. Over 130,000 visitors and 26,000 engaged visitors enjoyed 32 incredible bands for 12 hours.
desiFEST is not-for-profit, grassroots organization established to foster and grow the large South Asian Arts Community in Toronto and across Canada. They help to unify, create awareness and develop new showcase opportunities in Toronto, across Canada and Internationally.
Since inception, desiFEST has expanded to include Toronto, Montreal, Ottawa and Vancouver. They have also showcased artists from across Canada, UK, US, India, and Pakistan. They take pride in showcasing Canadian talent
Through desiFEST, they are helping to strengthen local communities, inspire youth and support the arts community in Canada.
In helping foster the artist community, they help artist with various aspects of the industry.