Wednesday, November 22, 2006

Toronto: Christmas Around the World Festival

42nd Annual Christmas Around the World Festival

Christmas is coming,
the geese are getting fat...

I love this event when the Community Folk Art Council of Toronto and its member groups bringings together more then a dosen of different ethnic community Christmas displays at the Annual Christmas Around the World Festival at Toronto City Hall Rotunda.
This year the Russian Folklore Theatre "Russian Style" will be performing there on December the 3rd.

42nd Annual Christmas Around the World Festival
Presented by: Community Folk Arts Council

Countries and Communities Participating: Slovak Republick, Hungary, Serbia, Madeira, Poland, Pioneer Canada, Russia, Philipines, Mexico, Ukraine, Macedonia, Scotland, Switzerland, Portugal, Colombia and Chile

When: Saturday, December 2 & Sunday, December 3, 2006
Time: 12 - 5pm
Venue: Toronto City Hall
Location: 100 Queen St. W., Toronto [view map]
Cost: Free

Getting there: Queen St. W. at Bay St. Subway: Queen or Osgoode stations. Queen Street car or Bay St. bus.

For more information contact: Wendy Limbertie
Phone: 416-368-8743

Web site:


photo from flickr

Toronto City Hall at Christmas >>
Uploaded by airport_sleeper on 10 Dec '05, 2.16pm PST.

Christmas Around the World Festival – Festival Around Rotunda >>
Photo: Liudmila Cherniak


December Toronto Events Calendar to plan your holiday season.
(PDF 413 Kb)

City of Toronto: Toronto Culture - Christmas Events

Join CFAC at Yonge Dundas Square every weekend from November 25 to December 17, 2006 to see live dance performances from 2 pm to 4 pm. Free Admission.

Holiday Traditions from Around the Globe: Folk performances:

Saturday, November 25 - Serbia - Oplenac Serbian Cultural Association >>
Sunday, November 26 - Slovenia - Mladi Glas & Planika Dance Companies >>
Saturday, December 2 - Mexico - Grupo Folklorico Viva Mexico >>
Sunday, December 3 - Middle East - Folkloric Banat El Sharq Dance Troupe >>
Saturday, December 9 - Portugal - G.F.A.M. Barcelos C.C.
Sunday, December 10 - Chile - Grupo Chile >>
Saturday, December 16 - Mexico - Grupo Folklorico Viva Mexico >>
Sunday, December 17 - Ecuador - Huairapungo Ecuadorian Ethnocultural Group

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