The 4th Annual Multicultural Canada Day Celebration presented by the Community Folk Art Council of Toronto will take place on July 1, 2010 at Yonge-Dundas Square. Honourable M.P. Bob Rae will kick off the opening ceremonies at noon and Canadian Baritone Soloist Jeffrey Carl will sing our National Anthem. Ethnic folk dance performances by folk dance groups from Toronto and Quebec will follow.
This year a French Candian Step Dancing group, called “Les Eclusiers de Lachine,” will be coming from Montreal especially for this event. They will be performing several times throughout the day.
Schedule of Canada Day 2010 Performances at Yonge Dundas Square
- 12:00 Opening Ceremonies
- 12:10 Red Spirit Dancers (First Nations)
- 1:00 Les Éclusiers de Lachine (French Canadian)
- 2:00 Toronto Thai Dance Troupe (Thailand)
- 3:00 Bollywood by Shiamak Davar International (India)
- 4:00 Atzalynas Cultural Arts and Folk Dance Group (Lithuania)
- 5:00 Les Éclusiers de Lachine (French Canadian)
- 6:00 Kintana Gasy (Madagascar)
- 7:00 Habeeba Hobeika (Egypt)
- 8:00 Grupo Chile (Chile)
- 9:00 Les Éclusiers de Lachine (French Canadian)
This event is funded by: Canadian Heritage, OMNI television, City of Toronto, and the Toronto Arts Council.
This is a child-friendly event – FREE for all!