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/