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Harbourfront Centre Wants to Know: Rice or Noodles?

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This weekend Harbourfront Centre is celebrating TAIWANfest, a thee-day festival that will explore Taiwan’s culture as influenced by all those who have touched their shores, from the Japanese to the Dutch.

At the heart of this weekend’s cultural exploration lies a culinary conundrum so intense it’ll take two of the festival’s three days to solve. The dilemma is simple: noodles or rice?

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Vendors to visit during the Hot & Spicy Food Festival

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Grab your family and friends this weekend for the return of one of our most popular festivals, Hot & Spicy! This year’s festival dips into food and culture rooted in the past and renewed for the future. With this curatorial vision, the festival showcases a range of culinary delicacies as well as equally exciting hot rhythms and spicy grooves from the past and present. With so many food demonstrations and competitions, films, music and so much more, Harbourfront Centre is the place to be this weekend!

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A taste of Kevin Brauch, host of Hot & Spicy Food Festival’s Iron Chef Competition

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We had a chance to sit down with food pro Kevin Brauch, host of Iron Chef Americaand our upcoming International Iron Chef Competition. Kevin explains how he became a pro as well shares some hot tips for our chefs.

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No matter your taste, Hot & Spicy Food Festival has you covered

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Taste buds rejoice! Harbourfront Centre’s Hot & Spicy Food Festival makes its triumphant return August 15–17. This years Hot & Spicy Food Festival dips into food and culture rooted in the past and renewed for the future. With this idea in mind, the festival showcases a range of culinary delicacies as well as exciting hot rhythms and spicy grooves from …

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Vendors to visit during the Expressions of Brazil festival

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Join us at Harbourfront Centre this weekend as we honour all things Brazil at our Expressions of Brazil festival! Brazil is a country of huge proportions and contrasts, and exercises a mysterious attraction over many people. As a multicultural and multiethnic society, each of its 5 regions represents its own influences and identities, all rich and diverse in their unique ways. Expressions of Brazil will explore these different regions, showcasing local, national and international artists that are part of the Brazilian diaspora. As the largest country in South America, it is a kaleidoscope of fascination.

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Vendors to look out for during Island Soul festival

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Join us at Harbourfront Centre this long weekend as we honour all things Caribbean at our Island Soul festival! Island Soul explores Caribbean identities through a vibrant celebration of music, dance, language, food, film, workshops and more. During these festivities, be sure to take your taste buds on a delicious adventure at the World Cafe where we have some tasty treats & dishes from Caribbean Catering Services, Nate’s Palate, V’s Place, La Perlle Des Antilles, Authentic Taste of India Cuisine and New Bilan. After some flavourful exploration come and see some of the amazing vendors being showcased at the Lake View Market! This weekend we are happy to feature Liwi 68, Artaquo, Enca Designs, Curls with Care, Knowledge Bookstore and African Drums & Art Crafts, offering an array of unique and attractive goods for all ages.

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Sweet victories at Harbourfront Centre

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Our Canada Day Extravaganza weekend kicked off a summer of fierce, and friendly, competitions on the Harbourfront Centre site. Look out for more cook-offs and dance competitions happening at our site this summer. For Saturday’s The Great Canadian Buttertart Bakeoff, six pastry chefs went tart-to-tart competing to whip up the best rendition of the patriotic butter tart. The winner was Kyla …

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Experience China with the three fundamental F’s

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Free, food and films – these are few of the extraordinary features of the much-anticipated China Now festival, Presented by Manulife, in partnership with Can4Culture and China International Culture Association, working with the China Arts and Entertainment Group and supported by the Ministry of Culture and People’s Republic of China.

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How to Throw the Perfect Canada Day Party

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Canada is turning 147 and to celebrate, Harbourfront Centre is throwing a five-day birthday bash of extravagant proportions. In order to create Toronto’s premiere celebration of Canada, Harbourfront Centre has made sure to include all of the essential elements required to throw the perfect party.

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Vendors to look out for during NXNE

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While you’re listening to the diverse sounds at the NXNE festival, be sure to visit the World Cafe for some delectable foods and shop the world at the Lake View Market. Lake View Market vendors Art Brasilis, Cocoteeni, Courtney Lush Glass, and Designs by Nature are a must visit, and whenever you get hungry, visit The Saucy Pierogi and White Gold Sweets in the World Café.

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