Category: Multicultural Attractions
August 22, 2014 – August 24, 2014
Taiwan is a country built on the legacy of global traditions and cultures that have marked its shores. Join us for a weekend wander down the path of music, dance, art and food that invigorates the island nation.
For more information: www.harbourfrontcentre.com
Location: Harbourfront Centre
August 15, 2014 – August 16, 2014
August 15 – 16, 2014. South Asian Heritage Festival of Mississauga. Traditional and contemporary art, culture and cuisine from South Asia at Mississauga’s City Centre. Free admission and parking.
Location: Mississauga, Ontario
August 8, 2014 – August 10, 2014
August 8 – 10, 2014. Greektown Taste of the Danforth sponsored by Krinos is one of Toronto’s signature events, showcasing the best of Hellenic food, culture, and music our multicultural city has to offer – from souvlaki to mezes, authentic Greek music to interactive children’s games! Come enjoy the culture that makes the Danforth a year round destination. Greektown Taste of The Danforth sponsored by Krinos Kicks off its 20th Year!
Location: Danforth Avenue (East of Broadview Avenue)
August 8, 2014 – August 10, 2014
August 3, 2014 – August 4, 2014
August 3 – August 4, 2014. – Action packed from start to finish JAMBANA™ is a one of a kind festival that is fun for the whole family demonstrating the rhythms, tastes and flavors of Canadians of African, Jamaican and Caribbean heritage.
For more information, please see website: www.jambana.com
Location: Markham Fair Grounds — 10801 McCowan Road
August 1, 2014 – August 4, 2014
July 26, 2014
CHINESE ARTS COMMUNITY IN TORONTO CELEBRATES FAMOUS PEOPLE PLAYERS 40th ANNIVERSARY – SATURDAY JULY 26 – CHINESE EXTRAVANGANZA
Famous PEOPLE Players is a world renowned Canadian BLACKLIGHT theatre company who have enchanted millions from the Great Wall of China to Broadway. Famous PEOPLE Players was the first Western Act to be invited by the government of the People’s Republic of China to perform across China & Hong Kong a CBC 2 hour television special was made about this historical visit.
What you see is SENSATIONAL, what you don’t see is INSPIRATIONAL as the majority of the cast are people who are developmentally challenged.
2 Hong Kong Interns from the Hong Kong Baptist University are organizing the first CHINESE NIGHT for Famous PEOPLE Players 40th Anniversary to raise funds for the company’s Exceptional Achievement Program which allows new members to join the troupe. This exciting FUNraiser has rallied up some of the most talented Chinese Performers in the Toronto area.
The Toronto Chinese Dance Company will perform a tribute to China followed by a spectacular performance by Canada’s Official Lion & Dragon Dance Team – The Wushu Project. Famous PEOPLE Players will perform their Broadway production to the music and sounds from Italy.
Famous People Players Dinner Theatre — 343 Evans Avenue
July 25, 2014 – July 27, 2014
In partnership with T&T Supermarket, the 5th Annual T&T Waterfront Night Market will treat attendees to an exciting outdoor culinary experience featuring an enticing selection of Asian theme ‘street food’ and merchandise for an all-out night market experience. The essence of the WNM is to provide an array of multicultural theme cuisine; to unite different cultures together in participating in cross-cultural social event; ultimately, showcasing Canada’s mosaics of unparalleled fusion foods and lifestyle, integrated into one destination.
Night markets are an integrated fabric of Asian culture, commerce and community facilitating intergenerational interactions with all markets. From selling food to performances and entertainment, Night Markets have been an emblem of the bustling urban lifestyle across Asian cities worldwide.
DATE: July 25th – 27th, 2014
HOURS OF OPERATIONS: Friday 25th • 6pm – Midnight; Saturday 26th • 4pm – Midnight; and Sunday 27th • 4pm – 10pm.
EVENT LOCATION: T&T SUPERMARKET – 222 Cherry Street, Downtown Toronto Port Lands.
July 18, 2014 – July 20, 2014
July 12, 2014 – July 13, 2014
July 12 – July 13, 2014. Festival of India is an annual South-Asian spiritual festival, that kicks off with an upbeat and colourful parade down Yonge Street, in the heart of downtown Toronto, and continues with two days of celebration at Centre Island. Expected to draw close to 40,000 people!
For more information: www.festivalofindia.ca
Locations: Yonge Street and Toronto’s Centre Island