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The Community Folks Arts Council
can provide a ethnic touch to your entertainment needs for your upcoming event !

Our Mexican Group performs recently at the BCE place in Toronto for Rendevous Canada, promoting Toronto's culture on April 23, 2006

Click here to see more pictures from this event and other CFAC hosted events

Beautiful Brazilian girls  performing at City hall for the Latino festival

The Community Folk Arts Council is an umbrella organization representing and promoting the richness and diversity of the cultural and artistic activities of the many heritage communities throughout Toronto.

As a member of Folklore Canada International and CIOFF, the Council organizes a variety of program's and festivals in which our group members - groups that preserve the traditional dances, music, songs, arts and crafts of their heritage - can come together and showcase their exceptional talent and wonderful traditions.



Upcoming events : December 2-3 Christmas Around the World


42nd Annual Christmas Around the World Festival  
          at City Hall Rotunda, December 2 to 3, 2006

The Community Folk Art Council of Toronto (CFAC) and its member groups will be bringing together 18 different ethnic community Christmas displays at the 42nd Annual Christmas Around the World Festival at City Hall Rotunda, 100 Queen St. W., December 2 and 3, from noon 5 p.m. Admission is free.
Countries and Communities  Participating: Slovak Republick, Hungary, Serbia, Madeira, Poland, Pioneer Canada, Russia, Philipines, Mexico, Ukraine, Macedonia, Chile, Scotland, Switzerland, Portugal, Colombia and Chile

Festive Sights Festival at Yonge Dundas Square

every Saturday and Sunday from 2 - 4pm -November 25 - December 17, 2006


Join us at Yonge Dundas Square every weekend from Nov 25 to Dec 17 to see live  Dance performances from 2 - 4pm

    * Saturday  November 25 -  Oplenac Serbian Cultural Association - Serbia
    * Sunday  November  26 -  Mladi Glas & Planika Dance Company- Slovenian
    * Saturday December 2 - Grupo Folklorico Viva Mexico - Mexico
    * Sunday  December  3 -  Middle Eastern Folkloric
-Banat el Sharq

    * Saturday December 9 -G.F.A.M. Barcelos C.C. - Portugal
    * Sunday December 10 - Grupo Chile
    * Saturday December 16 -   Grupo Viva Mexico
    * Sunday  December 17 -  Huairapungo Ecuadorian Ethnocultural Group  - Ecuador




Christmas  at City Hall

" Russian Father Frost"


December 2, 3 2006 , 2006 -   at Toronto City Hall, for our annual " Christmas Around the World celebrations. 15 different communities  displaying their Christmas traditions 

Beautifully Christmas Display at the Greek Table

15 different groups displaying their Christmas Traditions. A Free event held annually at Toronto's City Hall,

Main Rotunda,

100 Queen Street West, open  daily from 12 - 5pm













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