Huron County, Ontario – The Huron Multicultural Festival returns to beautiful Courthouse Park in downtown Goderich on Sunday, Sept. 11, from 12-6 p.m. All are welcome to enjoy this free outdoor festival that celebrates the customs and traditions of Canada’s diverse populations and international performers.
This year’s festival includes a stage show of music and dance from around the world, including headliners Tanghetto, who join the festival from Buenos Aires, Argentina! Tanghetto blends electronic and tango music influenced by world music and Jazz. Created and led by musician and producer Max Masri, the band is winner of the Gardel Award and have been nominated four times to the Latin Grammy Awards.
Other musical groups performing this year include Jabaoh, an urban Latin music band, and Polky, which translates to “Polish women,” who perform the enigmatic and upbeat music of Eastern Europe. Folk and traditional dance groups include Peruvian Roots, CaluJules Flamenco, Tonantzin Aztec Dance Group and Confidance Bharatham, who practice the oldest classical dance tradition in India.
Along with the stage show, festival-goers will have the opportunity to purchase and try foods from around the world, including Bobby’s Tandoori House, Exeter Thai, Howling Moon Aboriginal Catering and more! The licensed beer garden will offer local refreshments. Age of Majority required for entry.
Families will enjoy the children’s tent and great shopping opportunities await with an exciting line-up of artisan vendors. Come for the day and explore the vibrancy of this celebratory event!
The Huron Multicultural Festival is supported by the County of Huron, Huron Arts & Heritage Network, Huron County Library, Huron County Immigration Partnership, Huron County Museum & Historic Gaol and Province of Ontario. For more information, visit www.ontarioswestcoast.ca/huronmulticulturalfestival/
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