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AfroFest

North America’s largest free African Music festival is back to Toronto this year, celebrating its 34 years in the city. Afrofest will be held from July 8 to 10 at Woodbine Park. There will be more than 45 multinational artists and initiatives to showcase various cultures in Africa.
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Caribbean Carnival Grand Parade

The Grand Parade will be held from 10 AM to 6 PM on July 30. The Parade is free to watch along Lake Shore Boulevard and there’s also an option to purchase tickets to watch the parade from within the Ex grounds. Chair of the Toronto Caribbean Carnival Board, Laverne Garcia, says everyone involved is…
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Beaches Jazz Festival

The Beaches Jazz Festival, Canada’s largest free festival, is celebrating its 34th year in Toronto! The Festival will take place across a number of venues and stage concerts along a two-kilometre stretch of Queen Street East, and will run from July 2 to the 24. Attendees will be able to enjoy not only amazing live…
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TD Salsa on St. Claire

Don’t miss this year’s Latino-themed festival in Toronto! TD Salsa festival is set to run on July 9 and 10 on St. Clair Avenue between Winona Road and Christie Street. The Salsa festival offers a huge variety of delicious food, amazing music and free dance lessons.
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TD Toronto Jazz Festival

TD Jazz Festival is finally back this year, marking its 35th anniversary. From June 24 to July 3, over 160 live concerts will be held in Toronto’s Yorkville neighbourhood. There will be both, free and ticketed events.
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Taste the Diversity

What are the benefits of a banana peel? Why were pyramids builders paid with a coriander beer instead of money? Why are vampires afraid of garlic? Why did Ukrainian unmarried girls eat dumplings with hot pepper? Why is food divided into warming and cooling categories in Iran? And many more surprising facts and culinary traditions…
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Crazy Canuck Collections

Have you already had a chance to watch the documentary series “Crazy Canuck Collections”? Each of the 10 episodes is about an unusual collection, and the person behind it. On Crazy Canuck Collections’ website, you will find the webisodes about people who collect Titanic artifacts, Japanese drawings, tin soldiers, ladybug figures and more. Enjoy the…
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ECG Productions’ YouTube Channel

Watch Sounds of Canada on YouTube now! Subscribe and don’t miss a single episode anymore! The link to ECG Productions’ channel on YouTube is below: ECG Productions’ YouTube Channel
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Town of Aurora Concert Series

The American Rogues will be on stage on Thursday, October 7th, in Aurora, ON. This is their second time performing at the Colours of Fall Concert. Due to the limited capacity, residents must pre-register in advance for this event.
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Olympic Hymn

Did you know that the Olympic Hymn, also known as the Olympic Anthem, was performed for the first time in 1896 at the Summer Olympics in Athens, Greece? The choral cantata of the Olympic Anthem was written by opera composer Spyridon Samaras, while the lyrics were written by Kostis Palamas. In 1958, at the 54th…
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FESTIVAL des TRADITIONS du MONDE

Great news for all the fans of the American Rogues! The band will be performing at the FESTIVAL des TRADITIONS du MONDE on Sunday, August 15th. This is their 9th year in a row being asked to perform at this amazing festival, which takes place in Sherbrooke, Quebec. The American Rogues have two shows on…
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