A. Razaf - E. Blake "Memories of You"
November 24th, the Canadian Ethnic Media Association held the 39th Annual Awards Gala. Ethnic Channels Group was awarded the first prize for its project "Sounds of Canada" series. Congratulations!Read more
The first extant reference to a musical event in Toronto is an itemized account including '7 Dollars Paid musick by Order' for a ball and supper, 4 Jun 1798, to celebrate the king's birthday (from Canadian Encyclopedia).Read more
Welcome to Language quiz Over the centuries various Jewish communities around the world developed or assumed different languages. Which language was NEVER associated with any significant, identifiable Jewish community?LadinoShuaditYiddishKivruliSwahiliItalian is an official language of all of the following jurisdictions, except one. Which one?San MarinoItalySwitzerlandEuropean UnionAlbaniaRussian uses Cyrillic alphabet. Which of the following languages also uses…Read more
DID YOU KNOW that a famous composer Howard Leslie Shore (born October 18, 1946) is a Canadian. He has composed the scores for over 80 films, most notably the scores for The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit film trilogies. He won three Academy Awards for his work on the first trilogy, with one…Read more
The small Yukon hamlet of Snag recorded a temperature -62.8° C on February 3, 1947. It was so damn cold, in fact, the joke was that the meteorologists couldn’t toast the new record because their wine was frozen. The frigid air was so still that exhaled breath made a hissing noise and dogs could be…Read more
The first documented source of Scots in what would become Canada comes from the Saga of Eric the Red and the Viking expedition of 1010 AD to Vinland (literally, the land of meadows), which is believed to refer to the island of Newfoundland. The Viking prince Thorfinn Karlsefni took two Scottish slaves to Vinland. When…Read more
Which music genre is your favourite?Classic musicRockDiscoTechnoHip HopFunkJazzReggaeRapCountryRhythm and BluesOthervoteRead more