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Multicultural Canada Day Celebrations


Monday July 1

Yonge Dundas Square Website

Multicultural Canada Day Celebration 2019. Toronto's LARGEST CANADA DAY CELEBRATION!! ... This year the Community Folk Art Council of Toronto will be celebrating our 51th year! After the opening ceremonies featuring welcome wishes from Toronto's Mayor, John Tory, we all sing O Canada in French and English, featuring a multicultural choirs that leads off the singing. We will be featuring live performances from Multicultural groups that have been members of the CFAC for 51 years straight through till 9pm. This year we end the day with the award-winning multi-ethnic group, The Lemon Bucket Orkestra, who are Toronto's original guerrilla-folk party-punk massive. The multi-award-winning ensemble has been heralded as a groundbreaking, genre-bending phenomenon by media and fans alike, and over the past 8 years have performed all over the world from WOMAD in New Zealand and Pohoda in Slovakia, to Festival D’Été in Québec City, and Luminato in Toronto. The Guardian proclaimed that their performances are "gorgeously sung and passionately played" and The New York Times declared them "charismatic...handsome and ambitious.” On the square we will feature artisans from around the world.

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