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August 22, 2014 – August 24, 2014

TAIWANfest

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

 
Start: August 22, 2014
End: August 24, 2014
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August 15, 2014 – August 16, 2014

Mosaic – South Asian Heritage Festival of Mississauga

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.

Website: www.mosaicfest.com

Location: Mississauga, Ontario

 
Start: August 15, 2014
End: August 16, 2014
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August 8, 2014 – August 10, 2014

Krinos Taste of the Danforth

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!

Website: www.tasteofthedanforth.com

Location: Danforth Avenue (East of Broadview Avenue)

 
Start: August 8, 2014
End: August 10, 2014
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August 8, 2014 – August 10, 2014

Expressions of Brazil

Explore South America’s biggest country over a three-day festival featuring a kaleidoscope of arts, cultural and culinary events.

For more information: www.harbourfrontcentre.com

Location: Harbourfront Centre

 
Start: August 8, 2014
End: August 10, 2014
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August 3, 2014 – August 4, 2014

Jambana

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

 
Start: August 3, 2014
End: August 4, 2014
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Location: Jambana

August 1, 2014 – August 4, 2014

Island Soul

The cultural legacy of the Caribbean comes to Toronto’s waterfront for four days of music, dance, food, film and more.

For more information: www.harbourfrontcentre.com

Location: Harbourfront Centre

 
Start: August 1, 2014
End: August 4, 2014
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July 26, 2014

Chinese Night – July 26 – Famous PEOPLE Players

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.

Website: www.fpp.org

Famous People Players Dinner Theatre — 343 Evans Avenue

July 25, 2014 – July 27, 2014

T&T Waterfront Night Market

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.

HOTLINE: 416.949.6150

EMAIL: Info@NightMarketCanada.com

FREE ADMISSION

Website: www.Waterfrontnightmarket.com

 
Start: July 25, 2014
End: July 27, 2014
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July 18, 2014 – July 20, 2014

Habari Africa Festival

It’s impossible to define what exactly is African culture, music, food, film, fashion and art. Join us for a weekend of exploration and engagement with the art, sounds and tastes of Africa.

For more information: www.harbourfrontcentre.com

Location: Harbourfront Centre

July 12, 2014 – July 13, 2014

Festival of India

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