Kambule Fest Arts in the Parks


Kambule Fest  Arts in the Parks  

From the Kikongo language of the Congo, meaning Street Procession, Kambule pays homage to our African Ancestors, our forefathers, who marked the end of slavery by taking banned cultural expressions out of hiding and onto the streets.  The Kambule is a powerful manifestation of culture, spirituality, beauty, royalty, and pride. This summer Ballet Creole is partnering with Arts in the Parks to bring Kambule across Toronto.

Kambule Fest will feature performances by some of Canada's finest artists including TDot Batu, Hummingbird Tassa Group, New Dimension Steel Orchestra, and Ballet Creole. Special appearance by Wheel Chair Dance!. Enjoy the musical parade, performances, and dance flash mobs in celebration of Canada's 150th anniversary. Great fun for the family!

Dates and Locations:

July 1st - Amos Waites Park, Etobicoke, 2pm - 5pm
rain date: July 2nd  2pm - 5pm

July 8th - Panorama Park, Rexdale, 2pm - 5pm
rain date: July 9th  2pm - 5pm

July 22nd - Thompson Memorial Park, Scarborough, 2pm - 5pm
rain date: July 23rd  2pm - 5pm

Learn the flash mob routine and dance with us at Kambule Fest. All ages welcome!

Flash Mob practices:
Sat June 24th, 1:30-3pm at 101 Portland Street, Etobicoke.

Thur June 29th, 6:30-7:30pm at Amos Waites Park (Mimico & Lakeshore)

Tuesday July 4th, 5:30-7:00pm at Rexdale Hub

Thursday July 6th , 5;30-7:00pm at Rexdale Hub

Sat July 15th , 11:00am-12:30pm at Cedarbrook Community Center

Thursday July 20th , 5:30-7:00pm at Scarborough Museum


View the flash mob routine online at    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OSs0K5cstzE

Visit:  Arts in the Parks for more info:   https://artsintheparksto.org/organizer/ballet-creole/




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KAMBULE FEST  funded by

The Government of Canada / Le gouvernement du Canada

Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Sport

Toronto Arts Foundation