Media Advisory - Experience the world at the Scotiabank CHIN International Picnic

June 30, July 1, July 2

TORONTO, June 27, 2012 /CNW/ - Spend Canada Day weekend at the 46th Annual Scotiabank CHIN Picnic, the world's largest free multicultural festival and one of Toronto's great summer traditions. The Scotiabank CHIN International Picnic runs June 30, July 1 and July 2. All events will be held at Exhibition Place and admission to all events is FREE. New to the Picnic this year is the Scotiabank CHIN International Picnic Rising Star Competition and performances by Toronto's Shawn Desman.

Sunday, July 1  -  HIGHLIGHTS

BANDSHELL STAGE

12:00 p.m. - Canada Day Flag Raising / National Anthem
12:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. - Chinese Festival
3:00 p.m. - Italian Festival / Musica Italiana
4:00 p.m. - Michael Castaldo
5:00 p.m. - Contest sponsored by Dean Myers Chevrolet/Buick/Corvette
5:30 p.m. - Vincenzo Thoma
6:30 p.m. - Scotiabank CHIN Picnic RISING STAR singing contest Finalists' performances
7:00 p.m. - Mr. CHIN International 2012, Part 1
7:30 p.m. - Awards Presentation for Scotiabank CHIN Picnic Scotiabank Rising Star contest, finalists perform
8:00 p.m. - Marco Carta (direct from Italy)
8:45 p.m. - Mr. CHIN International 2012, winners presentation
9:00 p.m. - Umberto Tozzi (direct from Italy)

DUFFERIN GATES CENTENNIAL STAGE

1:00 p.m. -3:00 p.m. - Polish Festival
4:00 -7:00 p.m. - Filipino Festival

MIDWEEK CLUB CLYCLING RACES

8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. - Race course on the Roadways through Exhibition Place - start/finish line at Better Living Building/Princess Margaret Fountain

BETTER LIVING BUILDING

11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m. - Shopping Bazaar
2:00 p.m., 4:00 p.m., 6:00 p.m. - Team K9 Dog Challenge Shows
3:00 p.m., 5:00 p.m. - Aidan Orange contortionist and juggler
5:00 p.m. - Magen Boys Wrestling

WEST GROUNDS MIDWAY

11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m. - Midway Rides, games and amusements
two shows daily
Open all day - Tiger Paws Exotics Petting Zoo & Shows three times daily

For schedule details go to www.scotiabankchinpicnic.com

About CHIN International

The CHIN International Picnic is a production of CHIN Radio /TV International; a Canadian radio and television broadcaster that produces and airs programming in over 30 different languages. The contribution of CHIN Radio to the cause of multiculturalism, understanding and tolerance between people of many national, racial and religious origins has been recognized and acknowledged throughout Canada. www.chinradio.com

About Scotiabank:

Scotiabank is committed to supporting the communities in which we live and work, both in Canada and abroad, through our global philanthropic program, Scotiabank Bright Future.  Recognized as a leader internationally and among Canadian corporations for our charitable donations and philanthropic activities, Scotiabank has provided on average approximately $45 million annually to community causes around the world over each of the last five years. Visit us at www.scotiabank.com.

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For further information:

For media registration and inquiries:

Cat Fawcett
Cat*PR - Public Relations
cat@catpr.ca
647-895-4310

Sheena Findlay
Scotiabank
647-628-3501
Sheena.findlay@scotiabank.com

Desirae Pelaccia
CHIN Radio
416-531-9991 ext 2510
desirae@chinradio.com

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