“Celebrating Our Diversity” at the Scarborough Afro-Carib Fest

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It’s BACK!! It’s BIGGER!! It’s BETTER!!

The 5th annual Scarborough Afro Carib-Fest taking place on August 20-21, 2016 offers exciting live musical performances, mouth-watering ethnic cuisine, a cultural fashion show, dance competitions, vendor exhibitions, marketplace, beer tent, drum and dance workshops, face painting, kid’s zone and much more!

“Celebrating Our Diversity” is the theme for this event for people of all ages and backgrounds to experience the richness of the city’s diverse communities. Organized by the non-profit organization, Heritage Skills Development Centre (HSDC), with support from the Canadian Heritage and TD Bank, the event fosters pride and demonstrates the richness of the Afro-Caribbean culture, and other ethnic groups that make up the fabric of Canada. The 2-day festival is unique as it helps to bridge social, cultural and economic gaps through sharing music, dance, cuisine, arts and culture.

The Festival will take place from 12:00pm – 9:00 pm on Saturday August 20 and Sunday August 21, 2016 inside Albert Campbell Square at the Scarborough Civic Centre, 150 Borough Drive, Scarborough, ON. The event is FREE and will welcome 20,000 people from across Ontario and Internationally. To learn more about the festival, please visit www.scarboroughafrocaribfest.com

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