Our Performers and Members

The Community Folks Arts Council has over 100 different ethnic groups that are active members which makes up approx 20,0000 artists

Below you will find a list of our present member groups:

African
Sankofa Dance & Drum Ensemble

Armenian
Sassoun Armenian Folk Dance Ensemble

Barbadian 
Barbados Overseas Community

Brazil
Tropi Caliente

Canadian 
Red Spirit Aboriginal Dancers
Gibson House
Sundance Heritage Performer

Canadian /Klezmer
Soul of the Gypsy

Caribbean 
Jamaican Heritage Singers

Chilean 
Grupo Folklorico Chile

Chinese 
Chi Ping Folk Dance Group
Lian Hua Chinese Art Group

Colombian 
Soul of the Andes
Colombian Arts & Crafts

Croatian 
Queen Helena Cdn Croatian Society
Folklore Ens. Croatia Mississauga
Croatian Folkore Ensemble ” Jadran”

Danish
Danish Folk Dance of Toronto

Danube Swabian 
Association of Danube Swabian
Toronto Heimat Dance Group

East Indian 
Rina Singha Kathak Dance Org.
Punjabi Dance Ensemble of Mississauga
Shiamak’s Bollywood Jazz and Dance Company of Toronto

Ecuadorian 
Huairapungo Ecuadorian Eth.

English
The Toronto Morris Men

Egyptian 
Habeeba Hobeika Dance Studio

Estonian 
Kalev Estienne Rhythmic

Filipino 
Folklorico Filipino Canada
Fiesta Filipina Dance Troupe
Philippine Heritage Band

German 
STV Weiss-Blau Bayern
STV Weiss-Blau Bayern Jr. Schuhplattler

Greek 
Levendia X
EKFRASSI Performing and Expressive Art
Philoptochos of the Greek Orthodox church of Toronto

Hungarian 
Kodaly Ensemble
Hungarian Canadian Folklore Association

Japanese 
Noriko Yamamoto-Japanese clown and Mine
Japanese Canadian Cultural Centre

Kurdish/Middle Eastern Dance & Music
Fethi Karakecili

Korean 
Korean Dance Studies Society of Canada

Latvian
Daugavina Latvian Folkdance Gr.

Lebanese 
Lebanese Cultural Organization

Lithuanian 
Atzalynas Cultural Arts & Folk
Dance Group

Macedonian

Makedonka Macedonian Folk Dance Ensemble
Selyani Macedonian Folklore
St. Clements Ladies Auxiliary

Madagascar
Kintana Gasy
Malagasy folk dance group

Mexican 
Grupo Folklorico “Viva Mexico”

Polish 
Baily Orzel Polish Dance Ensemble
Lechowia Polish Canadian Folk Dance Company
Polish Canadian Women’s Federation Branch #1 & 15
Tatry- Polish Folk Dance Ensemble
“Stokrotki” Song and Dance Ensemble
Cracovia Polish Dance Ensemble

Polynesian/Hawaiian 
Hawaiian Pacific Magic

Portuguese 

Portuguese Cultural Club of Vaughan (PCCV)
Casa Do Alentejo community Centre Associacao Migrante de Barcelos Community Centre Portugal
Rancho Folclorico as Tricanas
Associacao cultural Do Minho of Toronto
Casa da Madeira Community Centre
Portuguese cultural Centre of Mississauga
Club Transmontano
Madeira Rancho Folklorico
Madeira Club

Romanian 
Alliance of Romanian Canadians
Romanian Heritage Group
Romanian Cult.Ass. ”Dacia”

Russian 
Russian Canadian Cultural Aid Society

Scottish 
Finlay Scottish dancers
Shiehallion Dance Ensemble
Royal Scottish Country Dance Society of Toronto –  R.S.C.D.S
Academy of the performing Arts

Serbian 
Oplenac Serbian Cultural Association
“Hajduk Veljko” Serbian Folklore Group
Academy of Serbian Folk Dancing
Serbian Sisters Circle “Duchess Zorka”

Slovak 
Slovak Canadian Women’s Association
“Vychodna” Slovak Dancer

Slovenian 
“Mladi Glas” Slovenian Dancers
“Planika” Slovenian Dancers

Spanish 
Paula Moreno School of Spanish Dance
Esmeralda Enrique Spanish Dance Comp.

Swedish 
SWEA-Swedish Women’s Education Association

Swiss 
Swiss Women’s Club

Thailand
The Toronto Thai Dramatic Arts Troupe
Toronto Thai Dance Troupe

Ukrainian 
Ukrainian Canadian Women’s Committee
Yavir School of Ukrainian Dance
Barvinok Ukrainian Dance Co.
Arkan Dance Company
Desna Ukrainian Dance Company of Toronto
The Ukrainian Academy of Dance