CultureLink Newsletter - April
Spring forward into a new fiscal year
In this auspicious season, we send best wishes to our multicultural communities for
Easter Holidays
& Passover
Happy Holidays!
In My Mother Tongue
This unique and interesting multilingual poetry project is a partnership program between the Koffler Centre of the Arts and Culturelink SWIS (Settlement Workers in Schools) program. The project aims to foster passion for learning in ones own language through the arts, while acknowledging cultural significance and oral story telling traditions of the indigenous, newcomer and refugee communities. Read More
I f   the   mountain   won't   come to Muhammad, then Muhammad must go to the mountain - Nai is bringing its choir closer to the communities it serves
Thanks to CultureLink's long standing partnership with the Toronto Public Library, Nai's second choir is hosted at the library's Victoria Village Branch (184 Sloane Avenue, Toronto). All refugee children aged 6 -14 are welcome to join us. The first rehearsal already took place on Mar 27. Read More
Celebrating the Year of the Dog at Lillian H. Smith Library
Saturday, February 24 was all about celebrating the Year of the Dog at Lillian H. Smith Library. The community - young and old - turned out to enjoy the festivities which included an exciting Lion Dance and martial arts demonstration, traditional Chinese dance and musical performances.  A few seniors had also volunteered their time to write the Chinese calligraphy new year scrolls for distribution to the audience.  
Newcomer Seniors Centre helps seniors break isolation
CultureLink, through its Newcomer Seniors Centre (NSC), has created and maintained a space where seniors of the Spanish speaking community of Toronto have found a home away from home. Every Wednesday, rain, shine or snow, an average of 40 seniors from different nationalities meet to spend the afternoon together and to participate in a number of activities designed to promote their physical, mental, spiritual, emotional, social, and intellectual wellness. Read More