Ontario Latin Arts Festival

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For Immediate Release
June 25, 2016          
An exciting all-ages event that brings the Latin American culture to life in the City of Toronto

The Ontario Latin Arts Festival is a unique three-day event that celebrates the culture of Latin America on Friday, July 8th at North York Civic Centre, Saturday, July 9th at Mel Lastman Square and on Sunday, July 10th at North York Civic Centre in Toronto. This flavourful festival will showcase the finest Latin music and dance found in Canada, along with featured films, art show and dance workshops.

Attendees will enjoy live entertainment by top performers such as Cassava Latin Band, one of Toronto's most popular salsa bands; Mariachi Fuego, great performers of mariachi music and Luisito Obregoso's band, Giovanni Ruiz, with his masterful play of various flutes; Carlos Amaran, cuban music. Samba Toronto, brazilian musician and dancers.

There will be a showcase of Latin dances by Sentir Venezuela dance group and 219 Salsa Dance Group, sombrero Azul, Latin Energy, Tango Soul, Inspiration Latina, Rhythm & Motion and Estampa Peruana.

Traditional Latin food will be available from a variety of vendors. Additionally, several businesses will be on-site educating the public on the Latin culture and commerce.

When and Where:
The North York Civic Centre, 5100 Yonge Street, Toronto. Friday, July 8th, 2016, 6:00 pm. Latin Film
Mel Lastman Square, 5100 Yonge Street, Toronto. Saturday, July 9th, 2016, from 1:00 pm to 10:00 pm.
The North York Civic Centre, 5100 Yonge Street, Toronto. Sunday, July 10th, 2016 from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm. Latin Films         

The 2016 Ontario Latin Arts Festival is organized by The Hispanic Canadian Arts & Cultural Association, a not-for-profit organization that celebrates and promotes the Hispanic heritage found in Canada. Thank you to our funding sponsors, Liuna Local 183, Canada Heritage and Toronto Arts Council.

Funding Sponsors

Canadian Heritage Funding 2016     Liuna Local 183 Funding 2016    Toronto Arts Council Funding 2016

Community Sponsors

 HCACA Community 2016 Alucine Community 2016 Hispanic Business Community 2016 CHC Community 2016 Colombia en Mississauga
TDWB Community 2016   Lula Community 2016 Luna Art Club Community 2016   Kiddo Magazine   Mississauga Arts Council Community 2016
 NYA Community 2016  Fiesta Latina Community 2016  Multicultural Council Windsor Community 2016  PAFF Community 2016  

Media Sponsors

  Toronto Hispano Media 2016 Alma Latina Media 2016 Afisharu Media 2016  The Bulletin Media 2016   La Guia Media 2016
 Somos Toronto 2016 Rogers Media 2016  Vida TO Media 2016 The Weekly Voice Media 2016