Toronto Pride Parade 2008

多伦多将每年6月定为同志骄傲月,举办一系列活动提高民众平权意识,而月底的同志骄傲大游行更是活动的高潮,不少外国游客甚至专程买机票前来观赏。

同志骄傲大游行传统上都是由女同志机车骑士先行开道。


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Ukrainian Zabava at Harbourfront Centre, Toronto

With more than a million Canadians claiming to be of Ukrainian heritage (2001 census), chances are that most Canadians know Ukraine to be more than accordions, perogies and Easter eggs. Discover even more Ukrainian culture and cuisine all Labour Day weekend at Harbourfront Centre.

Ukrainian Zabava continues the 11 year tradition of The Toronto Ukrainian Festival (formerly the Bloor West Village Ukrainian Festival) of sharing Ukrainian culture through music, dance, food and crafts with artists from across Canada and directly from Ukraine. All events are free and for all ages.

An uniquely Ukrainian experience is the Wedding Show – which presents a staged traditional wedding by performers from Ukraine’s Hurtopravtsi Ensemble. An accompanying exhibition Elements of a Ukrainian Wedding features historical photos, videos, wedding cloths and ornate headdresses from the Ukrainian Museum of Canada and the Huculak Chair of Ukrainian Culture and Ethnography, the Peter and Doris Kule Centre for Ukrainian and Canadian Folklore, at the University of Alberta.

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TaiwanFEST 2007多伦多台湾文化节

多伦多每年8月底都会举办台湾文化节,邀请台湾的文艺界、美食界代表前来加拿大展现宝岛魅力。免费入场。精彩的歌舞表演、台湾电影、台湾美食、台湾乡土艺术展示吸引众多市民和游客。

2007年重点展示的台湾民间艺术是来自高雄的布袋戏。

台湾布袋戏
台湾宫庙活动中常见的布袋戏台

布袋戏又称为掌中戏,是一种源自福建泉州的木偶戏,随着闽南移民的足迹广泛流传于台湾、槟城等地。布袋戏在台湾省尤其蓬勃兴旺,是各种庙会不可缺少的节目,甚至发展出了电视布袋戏的新品种。


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