Welcome to the Community Folk Arts Council of Toronto! We are delighted to announce our Festival of Dance, Music and Intangible Heritage in celebration of Canadian Multiculturalism Day.
We will be livestreaming this event on Sunday, June 27th beginning at noon, and this year we celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Canadian Multiculturalism Policy with our livestream of over 30 artists representing a huge diversity of cultures all residing in the Greater Toronto Area! Stay tuned for the schedule of artists coming soon! Please join us at our Facebook page or YouTube channel. This program is made possible by our partners at the Ministry of Canadian Heritage.
We are very proud of our first Indigenous Heritage Arts Celebration which streamed on Monday, June 21, 2021 (National Indigenous People’s Day). If you missed it, this program can be viewed at our Facebook page.
The first program is the Indigenous Heritage Arts Celebration in honour of National Indigenous People’s Day on Monday, June 21, at 7:00pm ET. The livestream includes presentations, live performances, dance creations, music, artwork, stories and journeys behind the creative work, and can be streamed on the Community Folk Art Council of Toronto Facebook page (www.facebook.com/CFACToronto).
We are honoured to feature presentations by Elder Paul Nadjiwan, Santee Smith, Norma Araiza, Thunder M. Sharma / Youth with the Truth, Shantell Powell and Alex Kusturok.
This poster features beaded medallion created by Shantell Powell, one of the featured artists in our presentation.