Multicultural. Open Streets Toronto. Check out the website below for multicultural opportunities on Bloor and Yonge during our car-free pedestrian-only opportunity to enjoy our Cultural Corridor and downtown streets.
Look especially for the Activity Hub at the intersection of Yonge and Bloor “that will celebrate the multiculturalism of our province.” Take part in the back-to-back dance performances from 10am-2pm with mini lessons for the audience to participate in. Drop by on both August 20 & September 17th to join in the fun.
10:30 – 11:00 Casa Cultural Peruana Inc
Peruvian Dances for all ages
11:30 – 12:00 Araz Dance and Music Ensemble
12:30 – 1:00 Folklorico Filipino Canada
Filipino folk dances from the Rural Suite
1:00 – 1:30 Axe Capoeira Toronto
1:30 – 2:00 Urara Minbu-kai (in cooperation with The Japan Foundation, Toronto)
Bon Odori, Japanese folk dance
Look also on https://www.openstreetsto.org/ for:
–Connect with Strangers – On the Spot Language (August 20 & September 17)
–Portuguese and English language learning & Samba Dancing – Accent Brazil Language and Services (August 20 & September 17)
–Origami folding AND mini Japanese lesson/game – The Japan Foundation (August 20)
–Dance & live music from the Northern parts of Iran, Azerbaijan, Turkey, Georgia – Araz Dance and Music Ensemble (August 20 & September 17)
–Threading and Henna – Beauty Club (September 17)
–Salsa and Bachata Classes
See website for the September 16 schedule.
Enjoy walking and dancing on streets that are usually full of cars!!!!
Our featured image of the Azeri Dance Workshop is courtesy of Open Streets Toronto. Where is Azeri? Azerbaijan? Here’s your opportunity to look it up. They are amazing dancers too.