Toronto Ukrainian Festival 2010 is this weekend

Update: Take a first look at the festival with videos from opening day

image From the official website:

Discover Ukrainian culture in Canada and share the Ukrainian spirit at North America’s Largest Ukrainian Street Festival. This is your opportunity to experience Ukrainian culture and hospitality at its best. As always there will be non-stop entertainment with Ukrainian performers from the Greater Toronto Area, Canada, the USA and Ukraine which will include dancers, vocalists and musicians. Don’t miss the YOUTH segment on the grand stage at Jane Street! And if you wish – join the dancing at the evening ZABAVA/Street Dance on both Friday and Saturday.


Festival Hours:  Friday September 17, 2010   5pm – 1am

Saturday, September 18, 2010   9am – 1am

Sunday, September 19, 2010   11am – 7pm

Annual Festival Parade:  Saturday, September 18, 2010  11am – 12 noon with Festival Marshal Ken Kostick

Festival Location: Bloor West Village, Toronto, between Jane St. and Runnymede Rd. Ride The Rocket, Take The TTC!

Main Stage: View our performer biographies, click here.

Festival Map & Program: View our Festival layout, attractions and performance times, click here.

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We outed Ken Kostick back in April as of being Ukrainian descent. We’re not really sure if anyone else noticed, so we’ll take that as the festival organizers are readers of our site 🙂

Ukraine’s Music Sensation MAD HEADS XL perform at a special launch party tonight at ‘My Place’ 2448 Bloor St. West and perform for the public Saturday night as well.

For more information check out the official website & Facebook event page. You can also read my review of last year’s festival. See you there!

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