Month: February 2012

233. Report on Saturday’s Swiss Morgestraich Parade

Sorry about that. I had suggested getting up before dawn to see the Swiss Morgestraich parade on Saturday morning. The Canadysli Guggemusig Band started

232. Tibetan New Year at the Tibetan Canadian Cultural Centre TCCC

  You don’t have to wait until Doors Open to visit the Tibetan Cultural Centre or the Tibetan temple on Heinzman Street. You can

A little bit of Switzerland appears in Toronto’s streets every year. This year it’s Saturday, February 25, but you wont see it unless you

 If you like classic Mexican films, mark February 29, 4pm on your calendar for “Las abandonadas” [The Abandoned] (1944), by Emilioo Fernández. On March

229. A Not-so-Happy Tibetan New Year

February 22 is Losar, the first day of the Tibetan New Year. It is a 15-day holiday, but the first three days are the

228. Haru Matsuri Japanese Festival at the JCCC

This Spring Festival is noted in Japan for a wonderful procession of deities or Kami, around Shinto shrines. Although Toronto’s Japanese Canadian Cultural Centre

227. Japanese Doll Exhibition February 26

Thanks to P. Anne Winter, we’ve learned about the opening of the Kimiko Koyanagi doll exhibit at the Japanese Canadian Cultural Centre to which

226. Games and Prices, Kismet Wedding Show

  The fashion show at the Kismet Wedding Event last Sunday was a lot more fun than its rival, the Suhaag bridal show, the

225.  A Report on the Suhaag Wedding Show

I’m so glad someone told me about last Sunday’s Suhaag Wedding Show. It was worth the $8 entry fee. Suhaag is the biggest south