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One of the most important French language events in Ontario, Franco-Fête celebrates francophone culture with food, art, and "la musique francophone." This year also includes a spotlight on France. For further information visit franco-fete.ca.

 

Part of Hot Spot Summer 2011, a series of festivals and cultural events that run from Victoria Day weekend through to Thanksgiving!

Events will be added to this schedule as they are confirmed.

Kyssi Wète

7:00pm – 8:00pm

Direct from the Paris music scene, Kyssi Wète mixes the rhythms and sounds of pop, blues, reggae, ragga, soul and rumba!

Music

Ben l’Oncle Soul

8:00pm

This French nu-soul singer gained prominence with his interpretations of songs by Gnarls Barkley, Spice Girls, and The White Stripes. Toronto debut!

Music

Coeur de pirate

9:30pm –11:00pm

Don’t miss one of the biggest names in Canadian francophone music and her unique brand of shimmering indie pop!

Music

After-Party with Misteur Valaire

11:00pm – 2:00am

This band mixes horns, sampling and enough beats to make you dance all night!

Music

Mystéric’s Mathémagic Show

12:30pm – 1:30pm

Canada’s magic champion offers side-splitting comedy and amazing magical illusions for any age group.

Family

Visual Arts Creation

12:30pm – 8:00pm

See real-live artists at work! Ask questions and take photos!

Visual Arts

Kromatik

1:00pm – 8:00pm

All the way from Quebec City, this phenomenal team of professional makeup artists will transform festival goers into works of art!

Family

Cooking Demonstrations

1:00pm – 2:00pm

Come and experience some top chefs and their French inspired culinary creations.

Food

The Mamaku Project

1:30pm – 2:30pm

French bohemian roots, South Pacifica dub and Eastern flavours are mixed into a captivating musical concoction!

Music

Cours de French with l’Alliance Française

2:15pm

In just 30 minutes you will learn the 10 essential phrases that will allow you to party in French anywhere around the world!

Learning

LéOparleur

2:45pm – 3:45pm

From France, LéOparleur's music is a boundless world where Gypsy and Moorish Spain meets Cuban Son, loops and Syldavian tunes.

Music

Cooking Demonstrations

3:00pm – 4:00pm

Come and experience some top chefs and their French inspired culinary creations.

Food

Jean-François Lessard

4:00pm – 5:00pm

Always full of energy and with many surprises, this singer-songwriter’s show is more folk than ever with banjo, ukulele and double bass.

Music

Cooking Demonstrations

5:00pm – 6:00pm

Come and experience some top chefs and their French inspired culinary creations.

Food

Alcaz

5:30pm – 6:30pm

A duo from Marseille, France, Alcaz is one man, one woman, two voices and two guitars!

Music

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