From Mon, 1 July, 2013 12:00pm until Mon, 1 July, 2013 9:00pm Save to calendar
Categories: Special Events and Festivals
The Community Folk Art Council of Toronto, a not-for-profit organization, is proud to present the 7th Annual Multicultural Canada Day Celebration at Yonge-Dundas Square.
The Opening Ceremonies will begin at 12 PM with the singing of O' Canada, followed by First Nations dance, and many other international Dance Groups performing until 9 PM.
We will be showcasing many ethnically diverse dance groups that will present 30-minute ethnic folk dance performances on the Main Stage. The Community Folk Art Council, for some 40 years is the acknowledged leader in promoting the traditional arts in Toronto. The Main Stage performances start at 12:15pm with groups from Europe, Canada, South and Central America, Asia, and Southeast Asia.This Multicultural Canada Day Celebration serves as a catalyst and is a means of creating awareness that a learning concept exists. Our celebration will showcase Folklore, and will feature the many cultures and ethnic groups that make Toronto a great place to live. At this Canada Day celebration you will be able enjoy the performing arts, visual arts, crafts, dancing, information, and foods representing cultures from around the globe. With special events just for kids, it's great (free) family entertainment!
Canada Day is funded by:
Canadian Heritage - Festival Sponsor
City of Toronto - Festival Sponsor
OMNI Television - Title Media Sponsor
MULTICULTURAL CANADA DAY
JULY 1ST, 2013 PERFORMANCE SCHEDULE
12:00 - 12:10 PM - Opening Ceremonies
Singing of O' Canada featuring Jasmine Ragual
12:10 - 12:40 PM
First Nations - Red Spirit Dancers
1:00 - 1:30 PM
Scotland - Royal Scottish Country Dance Society
1:30 - 2:00 PM
Kodaly Ensemble, Hungary
2:00 - 2:30 PM
Habeeba Hobeika Egyptian Dance
3:00 - 3:30 PM
Radosc-Joy Polish Dance Ensemble
4:00 - 4:30 PM
Toronto Thai Dance Troupe
5:00 - 5:30 PM
Huairapungo Ecuadorian Ethnocultural Group
6:00 - 6:30 PM
Hawaiian – Hawaiian Pacific Dance Ens.
7:00 - 7:30 PM
Sassoun Armenian Dance Ensemble
8:00 - 9:00 PM
The GTA Soul Revue -Live Band