The Community Folk Arts Council of Toronto Mission:
To promote the preservation, development and advancement of the cultural and artistic heritage of the people of Toronto
The Community Folk Arts Council of Toronto runs five main programs that fulfill its mission:
Multicultural Canada Day Festival is hailed as the largest multicultural Canada Day festival in Toronto. Held annually at Yonge Dundas Square with over 50,000 in audience attendance; the CFAC showcases the food, song and dance of the diverse ethnic communities that make up Toronto.
Footsteps Project A new federally financed project that will gives several Toronto retirement homes the opportunity to see and experience CFAC member groups performing in their facilities. This project runs annually between the period of September to April.
The Stage for Learning Diversity in your Community is an educational program that brings multicultural Educators and teachers, entertainers, artisans and storytellers to classrooms and community centres throughout Toronto.
Celebrating Easter and Christmas Around the World is an annual festival held at Toronto's City Hall in the first week of December and Palm Sunday. 20 of Toronto's diverse communities celebrate and display their foods, arts and crafts and traditions of these religious holidays.
CFAC Membership Groups; a full-service entertainment booking agency that represents multicultural and contemporary performers, plans special events, conventions and so much more.
The Community Folk Art Council of Toronto invites you to enjoy the performing arts, visual arts, crafts, dancing, information and foods representing cultures from around the globe.