Community Folk Art Council of Toronto
Newsletter -September 2016
Bringing you the heritage of Toronto
CFAC  2016 Fall Events
NEWS from our CFAC Member Groups

Congratulations to CFAC Member - Fiesta Filipina Dance Troupe of Canada for celebrating their Golden Anniversary (50 years) 

Their golden gala show took place on Saturday, September 10 , 2016 at the Living Arts Centre in Mississauga, Ontario. The show was called 'Gintong Lakbay' ( A Golden Journey).  

** If your group has an upcoming show, or has recently had one, please let us know and we will publish it here in our upcoming newsletter. 
Upcoming CFAC Performances and Festivals

September 17-18, 2016 

Roncesvalles Polish Festival

Cześć! Join us on Saturday September 17th and Sunday September 18th for the 2016 Roncesvalles Polish Festival, North America's largest celebration of Polish culture in Toronto's best neighbourhood!
Come See Rick Mercer in a Polish Costume!! 
Our CFAC member group, Bialy Orzel / White Eagle Song and Dance Academy will be performing  at the Roncesvalles Polish Festival  on Sunday September 18th from 6:10PM - 7:00PM with a very special guest!! Rick Mercer from the RMR will be dressed as LAJKONIK, Mongol invader of Krakow from the 13th Century and CBC will be there recording  it for later episode this year... Something not to miss !! 

Baily Orzel- White Eagle Celebrates their 
50th Anniversary!! 

Call 416-522-0680 for tickets or email to:

For the second year in a row several of our CFAC member groups will be performing at the

September 25, 2016
11 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Richmond Green Park
1300 Elgin Mills Road East

NEWS from:
Recent  World Youth Forum featured in this new issue of the CIOFF Newsletter now available

Please contact:  LETICIA BULOTANO at Folklore Canada 
if your group would like to join Folklore Canada

New CIOFF Newsletter - 28 pages

Other Festivals and Events in Canada or Abroad

October 3-13   -CIOFF World Congress, Fiuggi, Italy  

November 24-25 - The art of entertainment in Canada XV111-XX centuries, UQTR, Three -Rivières,  

Autumn 2016-  Spectacle Montreal International, Folklore Canada International

Autumn 2016 -  Folklories of Montreal, QBIC 

Please remember to send in your Membership Form and payment ASAP

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Why Support the CFAC?
Since 1968,  the Community Folk Art Council of Toronto has relied on the generosity of individuals, corporations and grants to help keep it alive. 
Your support, in the form of a MEMBERSHIP, will allow us to continue to promote the preservation, development and advancement of the cultural and artistic heritage of the people of Toronto; thus making the art of 
Folk dance more accessible to all.
GRANT information
The Following Grants are available to apply  for funding for your group or new projects

The deadline to apply for the Celebrate Ontario 2017 category or Celebrate Ontario 2017 Multi-Year category is Tuesday, November 8, 2016 

Community Arts Grant  Project Grants Program Deadline is FEBRUARY 1, 2017  

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