Tuesday, July 15th 2007
11:45 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Official Launch for the Scotiabank Caribana Festival at City Hall
Minister of Tourism, Mayor of Toronto and FMC to speak
Susan G, Calypsonians, Mas costumes and Steel Pan
TORONTO, July 11 /CNW/ -
What: Scotiabank Caribana(TM) begins. The launch will highlight the
events that will entertain and energize Toronto over the next
four weeks. Speeches, musical performances, dance troupes, Mas
costumes and a special performance by CRAZY will celebrate the
launch of Scotiabank Caribana(TM).
Why: Scotiabank Caribana(TM) is celebrating its 41st year and is one
of Canada's oldest and most spectacular traditions, enriching
the city and contributing annually to Toronto's economy.
Who: Honourable Peter Fonseca, Minister of Tourism, Government of
Honourable David Miller; Mayor of Toronto
Mr. Joe Mihevc, Councillor Ward 21;
Mr. Chris Hodgson, Scotiabank Executive Vice-President,
Domestic Personal Banking;
Mr. Joe Halstead, Chairman, Festival Management Committee;
Christine Birak and Garvia Bailey, CBC.
When: Opening ceremonies scheduled to begin at 12:00 p.m. sharp.
Entertainment and festivities will continue until 2:00 p.m.,
rain or shine.
Where: Nathan Phillips Square, Toronto City Hall
100 Queen Street West, Toronto.
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