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This year’s Colombian Colours Diaspora Festival presents a sizzling platform for dancers, musicians, artists and others to blend their creative voices into a world view, and to illustrate how those voices have evolved to fuse with new cultures.

 

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.

Exhibit: And What Did You Bring?

6:00pm –11:00pm

Bring in your objects of affection and let us know what they mean to you!

Family

SoundClash Shortlisted Artist: The Worst Pop Band Ever

7:00pm – 7:30pm

A Toronto-based group that combines improvisational jazz and pop music with influences ranging from Wayne Shorter to Deerhoof to J Dilla.

Music

Bogotá MMX – 200 Years After

7:00pm –11:00pm

A photographic and text-based book commemorates the celebration of the Bicentenary of Independence.

Literary Arts

Visual Arts

Photo Contest Exhibition

7:00pm –11:00pm

The winner of Colombian Colours II Diaspora Festival photography exhibition!

Visual Arts

Photo Exhibition

7:00pm –11:00pm

Featuring the work of one of Colombia’s most famous photographer, Nereo López Meza.

Visual Arts

Caché

7:30pm – 8:30pm

One of the leading bands of the Latin scene.

Music

Folkloric Dance with Ballet Raices de Colombia

8:30pm – 9:30pm

Considered the best Colombian folkloric group in Canada.

Dance

DJ Wayuu

9:30pm –10:30pm

A DJ who embraces digital cumbia and traditional national rhythms.

Music

CULTULAB

11:00am – 1:30pm

A seminar in Spanish directed to artists and given by experts that have lead successful projects and experiences at national and international level.

Lectures

Visual Arts

Bogotá MMX – 200 Years After

12:00pm –11:00pm

A photographic and text-based book commemorates the celebration of the Bicentenary of Independence.

Literary Arts

Visual Arts

Photo Contest Exhibition

12:00pm –11:00pm

The winner of Colombian Colours II Diaspora Festival photography exhibition!

Visual Arts

Photo Exhibition

12:00pm –11:00pm

Featuring the work of one of Colombia’s most famous photographer, Nereo López Meza.

Visual Arts

Exhibit: And What Did You Bring?

12:00pm –11:00pm

Bring in your objects of affection and let us know what they mean to you!

Family

Tejo and Rana Games

12:00pm –11:00pm

Come play tejo and rana, traditional Colombian games!

Family

Wildlife Fun Weekend

1:00pm – 8:00pm

Party Kids invites children of all ages to create beautiful Colombian animal masks, have some face painting done and create figures with balloons.

Craft & Design

Family

Learning

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