Category Archives: Events

Japan Festival CANADA 2018

We would like to remind you that this weekend (August 25th and 26th) Nagata Shachu, a Toronto-based Japanese group, will perform from 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM at Japan Festival CANADA 2018. Nagata Shachu will share the stage with Eitetsu Hayashi, Japanese musician, solo taiko performer, and his group Fu-un no Kai. Both groups will…
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Happy Saint Stephen’s Day!

Today, on August 20th, Hungarians celebrate Saint Stephen’s Day, which commemorates the foundation of Hungary. Stephen I, also known as King Saint Stephen, was the last Grand Prince of the Hungarians (between 997 and 1000) and the first King of Hungary (from 1000 until his death in 1038). August 20th is the greatest national holiday…
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Taste of Manila

Just a reminder that the festival Taste of Manila will be held in Toronto, on Bathurst street, on August 18th and 19th. There will be lots of delicious Filipino food, fun-filled entertainment, such as live music, dances, and games.
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Mississauga ItalFEST

We are happy to remind you that Mississauga ItalFEST is held this weekend in Mississauga, ON. There will be numerous exciting activities, such as pizza making workshop, watermelon and pasta eating contest, cooking demonstrations, youth soccer challenge, etc. The festival begins at 2:00 PM on August 17th and runs until 11:00 PM on August 18th.…
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Yiddish Glory Concert

Yiddish Glory is a program written by Jewish composers during the World War II in the Soviet Union. As Stalin arrested researchers, who were collecting the songs, it was believed that the works were destroyed. Fortunately, the songs were found many years later in Ukraine. The concert will be held at Koerner Hall (273 Bloor…
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Summit Music Festival

Julian Milkis, a famous clarinet player, accompanied by a pianist Vadim Monastyrski, recently performed at the Summit Music Festival in Purchase, NY. As usual, the concert was a great success! Musicians performed the works of famous composers such as Johann Sebastian Bach, George Frideric Handel, Ioseb Bardanashvili, Astor Piazzolla, Giya Kancheli.
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India Food Festival

Just a reminder that this Sunday, August 5th, the Taste of India Food Festival is held on Nathan Phillips Square in Toronto. This is a free annual event with mouth-watering Indian food, live performances, and much more! There will be a huge variety of “sample plates” for under $10. The festival starts at 10:00 AM…
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Vietnam Essence of Yesteryear 10

This Saturday, August 4th, Tre Viet Performing Arts Group from Toronto, Ontario will perform at the Show and Conference “Vietnam Essence of Yesteryear 10”, a Vietnamese traditional music concert, at the Shorecrest Performing Arts Center, Seattle, Washington. To order your ticket, please contact Huong Viet at (425) 361-2265.
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“Milena Kunis” by Partida

Great news for all fans of Partida! As was promised, the band has recently released an incredible music video for their song “Milena Kunis”. To watch a full video, please visit their Facebook page: @partidamusic
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The Panorama with Mira Solovianenko

We are thrilled to inform you that Mira Solovianenko, heroine of Ukrainian Sounds of Canada, was recently interviewed by Joel Recla, the host of The Panorama, a popular weekly show on Filipino TV (FTV). The interview will be available on FTV on all major Canadian providers (Rogers, Cogeco, Shaw, Bell, SaskTel, etc) as well as online…
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Upcoming music video “Araw-Araw”

We are pleased to let you know that Partida is working on a new music video for their newest original song "Araw-Araw", according to Filbert Wong, guitarist. For more info, visit their Facebook page: @partidamusic
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Festival des traditions du monde de Sherbrooke

This is going to be American Rogues’ sixth year in a row performing at Festival des traditions du monde de Sherbrooke. The festival is held annually in mid-August in Sherbrooke, Quebec. The dates for 2018 are August 8th to August 12th. Tickets are available online or at the entrance of the site at a small…
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Taste of India Food Festival

The Taste of India Food Festival is a free event held annually on Nathan Phillips Square in Toronto. Mouth-watering Indian food, live performances, and much more! All food vendors are expected to have “sample plates” of their most popular dishes for under $10. The event is on August 5th, 2018 from 10:00 AM to 10:00…
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FAMA 2018

Just a reminder that the first day of the Festival of Arabic Music and Arts “FAMA 2018” is October 26th. The festival will run until the 11th of November. Unfortunately, Early Bird Privilege Passes for the Festival of Arabic Music and Arts “FAMA 2018” are sold out on The Canadian Arabic Orchestra’s website. Although regular price…
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Mira Solovianenko’s upcoming concert

Honored Artist of Ukraine Mira Solovianenko is happy to invite everyone to a concert “Sestra, sestra – teplo kostra” (“Sister, Sister - heat of the fire”). The concert will take place at the cafe “Amazing Cat”, in Toronto, Ontario (4544 Dufferin street) at 7:30 PM on the 20th of July. All songs will be performed…
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Ratha-Yatra on the 14th and 15th of July

Just a reminder that the 46th Annual Festival of India, also know as Ratha-Yatra, will be held on Toronto Centre Island this upcoming weekend. Everyone is welcome to join. The admission is free.
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American Rogues in Nashville, TN

We are thrilled to announce that the American Rogues will be in Nashville, TN in September, 2018. The band was invited to perform at the Middle Tennessee Highland Games this year. The event starts at 9:00 AM and will run until 5:00 PM on Saturday, September 8th. There will be lots of music, dancing, competitions,…
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Partida’s full-length album

We are happy to announce that Partida is releasing a full-length album in a month. This album will be available via Apple Music / Spotify. For more information, please visit their Facebook page: @partidamusic
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Festival of India

We are thrilled to announce that the 46th Annual Festival of India, also known as Ratha-Yatra, will be held on the 14th and 15th of July on Toronto Centre Island. The festival will start with a parade on Yonge street, Toronto (beginning at Bloor and continuing south to Queens Quay). The festival is open to…
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Canada Day celebrations

Canada Day is a federal statutory holiday in Canada. The celebrations take place across the country, as well as in other countries, where Canadians living abroad are. Parades, festivals, air and maritime shows, fireworks, and musical concerts, as well as citizenship ceremonies are held on the one of the most expected holidays. On this day…
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Canada Day / Fête du Canada

Canada Day celebrates the anniversary of the Constitution Act's entry into force on July 1, 1867 (formerly known as The British North America Act, 1867). The Act was created to unite three separate colonies of Canada, Nova Scotia and New Brunswick into a single Dominion within the British Empire called Canada. Much of the operation…
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Canadian Multiculturalism Day

June 27th is a Canadian Multiculturalism Day, celebrated annually since 2002. Canadian Multiculturalism Day celebrates our diversity, equality and mutual respect. This day is a great opportunity to celebrate the contributions of Canadians of the various ethnic backgrounds to the society.
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Taste of Manila

Dreaming of a vacation? This hot summer vacation is coming to you! Right around the corner in Toronto, on Bathurst street, magnificent beaches of the Philippines, delicious Filipino food, fun-filled entertainment and world-renowned hospitality are awaiting you on August 18th and 19th, 2018. Everyone is welcome to the Taste of Manila festival, the biggest Filipino…
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The American Rogues at the Greater Moncton Highland Games

The American Rogues just came back from their trip to Moncton, NB, where they performed at the 12th Annual Moncton Highland Games and Scottish Festival. This event included highland dance, pipes and drums, and heavy events competitions as well as live performances at the entertainment tent, which was open to all age groups and featured…
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Upcoming Documentary about Giya Kancheli

On June 13th Julian Milkis was interviewed by Gregory Antimony, the host of the program “Interview Hour”. In the interview Julian was talking about Giya Kancheli, one of the most famous Georgian composers, who has the talent of expressing human feelings (such as faith, hope, grief, rage, loss) in his music, exclusively through the means…
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The Day of Ukrainian Constitution

June 28th is a national holiday in Ukraine, as everyone throughout the country celebrates Constitution Day. On this day, in 1996, the Constitution of Ukraine was approved by the Verkhovna Rada (Ukraine's parliament). Many celebrations (concerts, kids’ activities, and much more) are always held in major cities of Ukraine on this day.
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Eid al-Fitr. Arabic Sounds of Canada.

Eid al-Fitr is a significant religious holiday celebrated by Muslims all around the world. This holiday marks the end of Ramadan, the Islamic holy month of 29 or 30 days of dawn-to-sunset fasting. In 2018 Eid al-Fitr is observed on June 15th. Since the Islamic calendar is lunar, the date of the holiday is always…
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Shereen Ladha officially joined the Ghoomar Gang.

Shereen Ladha recently announced that she officially joined the Ghoomar Gang. On her YouTube channel she posted a dance cover for Padmavat/Padmaavati, the story of honor, valor and obsession in medieval India. She created this video with other dancers as a tribute to the female warriors who gathered to make a turning point in the…
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2018 Italian Contemporary Film Festival

2018 Italian Contemporary Film Festival begins on Thursday, June 14th, and ends on Friday, June 22nd. This glamorous festival will be held at TIFF Bell Lightbox (350 King Street West, Toronto, ON). For nine days, ICFF screens the best Italian and international movies. All movies have English subtitles, as most films are in Italian or…
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The Taste of Little Italy

Toronto’s annual street festival “The Taste of Little Italy” is taking place on College Street, from Bathurst Street to Shaw Street, from June 15th to June 17th, 2018. Everyone is welcome to enjoy mouth-watering food, live music, carnival rides, and much more. This year children will get a chance to learn how to scooter and…
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Mississauga Ukrainian Festival

Everyone is welcome to attend the Mississauga Ukrainian Festival at Celebration Square on June 2nd, 2018. The festival will start at 11:00 AM and run until 11:00 PM. Featuring a wide variety of delicious food, crafts from local vendors, cultural activities (such as great music and dances), and much more, this festival is a great…
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A Tavola

Attention Italian Food Lovers! Do not miss this deliciously incredible event – A TAVOLA! A Tavola is a food celebration of everything Italian cuisine has to offer – from flavorful familiar Italian food to the greatest innovations in Italian culinary arts. In addition to the mouthwatering dishes, A Tavola will have cheerful music, and entertainment.…
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Havana Club Friday

Lula Lounge, 1585 Dundas St W, Toronto, ON, invites everyone to join their Havana Club Friday and dance all night long to amazing Changui Havana and Dj Suave. Changui Havana is one of the top top Latin bands in Toronto. From salsa and merengue to cumbia, bachata and timba. Admission is $15, which includes a…
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Castleknock Music Festival

We would like to welcome Julian Milkis back to Canada after his successful trip to Ireland. As you know, Julian was one of the musicians performing at the Opening Concert at Castleknock Music Festival in Dublin, Ireland on the 15th of May. The festival lasted for 4 incredible days and ended with magnificent performances of…
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Shereen Ladha

Shereen Ladha is a great example of a hardworking person who managed to use her MBA in a non-traditional way. Balancing her work in an advertising and marketing agency and producing and dancing in Bollywood-inspired videos, she found her way to the stars. To find out more, read an incredible article by Adam Stanley, The…
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Ukrainian Sounds of Canada – Vyshyvanka Day

On Saturday, May 26th, come join Ukrainian community in a celebration of Vyshyvanka Day. The gathering will take place near Jane Subway Station in Toronto, at Ukrainian Social Services at 11:00 AM. The parade itself will begin at 1:00 PM and will end near Lesia Ukrainka monument in High Part, where the concert will start…
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Gyanta Hungarian Folk Band

Only one month left until Csipke Hungarian Folk Dance and Music Camp in Brooklyn, MI, where the band Gyanta Hungarian Folk Band will perform for its audience! The event will run from June 23rd through June 30th, 2018. Rhythmic music, Hungarian folk dance and welcoming atmosphere are awaiting you!
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Pinoy Fiesta & Trade Show Toronto 2018

Filipino community invites everyone to the biggest indoor Filipino gathering in North America, Pinoy Fiesta & Trade Show Toronto 2018, which will be held at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre (Hall A) on June 16th, 2018. Visitors will witness the coronation of the 2018 Miss Philippines Canada, Miss Teen Philippines Canada, Little Miss Philippines Canada…
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Today’s Classical and Jazz Masters

The National Chamber Ensemble presented “Today’s Classical and Jazz Masters” on Saturday, May 19, 2018, at 7:30 PM at the Gunston Arts Center’s Theater One, located at 2700 South Lang Street, Arlington, VA. The program, featuring extraordinary jazz works of Claude Bolling, French jazz pianist and composer, and the music of other local classical composers,…
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Taste of Russia festival

Toronto's 3rd annual Taste of Russia is on Sunday, June 10th, from 12:00 PM to 21:00 PM. The Taste of Russia festival celebrates the multicultural diversity of Toronto. Everyone will get a chance to experience the Eastern-European culture with its delicious cuisine, beautiful costumes, handcrafted items, cheerful songs and amazing atmosphere. Come join Russian-speaking community…
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