COUNTDOWN TO BRAZILFEST 2016

THE 13 TH

ANNUAL

13th Annual BRAZILFEST TORONTO 2016

Canada’s Largest Brazilian Cultural Event – BrazilFest will complete its 13th Annual Expression on the Sunday July 24th 2016 at the Earlscourt Park Toronto.

 

The rhythms of Brazil will be expressed and celebrated with the help of a diverse and high quality team of performers and bands.

 

The Festival will offer its attendees the opportunity to be closer to the performers, get a chance to enjoy a taste of Brazil with Brazilian style foods and a family area for families with children to BrazilFest is now considered a part of the Toronto calendar list of many great events that stimulates and celebrates the collective heritage and multicultural diversity of Toronto.

The event is listed and affiliated with most of Toronto’s cultural links Brazil Fest was considered the best outdoor Brazilian Event in Toronto by the Brazilian Top Choice Award Association for many years.

 

A huge variety of styles of music and dance from all parts of the country, with something to offer for all tastes; rhythms and melodies that reflect the rich cultural heritage of Brazil.

Performers 2016

Performers Line-up

  • Raisa Fregonesi – MPB POP

    The dream of Raisa Fregonesi was always singing since very young age and help people through her music. Italo-Brazilian, she was born in Brazil and lived a few years in Italy, where she spent her teenage years inspired by Italian music and the brazilian like Sandy and Junior, Xuxa, Angelica ... as growing up I was more inspired by Djavan, Renato Russo , Initial Capital, and others.

  • Eduarda Rocha – Junior Samba Dancer

    Youth samba dancer, dance for the past 6 years, a true natural talent. Perform in many festival over the years Brazilfest, Brazilian Day, Festival on Bloor and more.

  • Tatiane 4 Kids – Kids Entertainment

    Multi talent Tatiana is a guaranteed name in all kids party in Toronto and GTA with her charisma she bring the best for you kids party, entertainment with face paint, balloon twisting, games, mascots, balloon twisting, DJ, decorations, bounces.

  • Katy Zumba Zin

    Zumba, Aquafit, Muscle building fit, CPR certified 8 years’ experience as a fitness instructor. I am really committed to spread the word about this amazing Fitness style.

  • Code 55 – Country Singer Group

    Beyond the traditional Sertanejo (Brazilian country music), CODE 55 comes to shake the community in Toronto by playing the newest and most successful hits in Brazil. Their performance is so passionate and upbeat that it makes everyone want to dance, even to those unfamiliar with rhythm. Native of Brazil, nothing better than a name that reminds them of their homeland. CODE 55 is an innuendo towards Brazil’s country code which seems to be a common reminder amongst Brazilians living away from home. Consisting of four Brazilians and one Canadian, self-teaching musicians who are fervent about any and all musical instruments created CODE 55 in 2015. The members are Lucas Furlan, the lead singer; Leonardo Raposo on guitar; Jorge Venancio on the bass; Leandro de Padua on the drums; and Patrick Albernaz rocking the accordion. Together, the group combines talent, passion and years of experience.

  • Capoeira Camara – Brazilian Martial Art

    Capoeira Camará is a capoeira group founded by Mestre Bola in 2005. Capoeira Camará follows the “Contemporânea” (or contemporary) style of capoeira. Contemporânea is a term for groups that train multiple styles of capoeira simultaneously. Very often students of Capoeira Contemporânea train elements of Regional and Angola as well as newer movements such as the emerging game of Benguela.

  • T.DOT.BATU – Afro-Brazilian percussion

    Tdot Batu is one of the newest Brazilian drum troupes in Toronto. With a diverse group of youth holding down the drums, they perform traditional samba reggae with their own creative edge. Samba Reggae became popular in Salvador, Bahia, Brazil in the 1980s when the traditional Afro-Blocos began combining Bahian rhythms like Olixa and samba with influences from the Carribean.

  • Tropicana Queens – Samba Dancers

    The Tropicana Queens is the most diverse dance company serving Toronto & the GTA area, with over 15 different acts without a doubt the Brazilian Samba show is their best seller...their trademark!

    In 2015, the Tropicana Queens had the honour to perform alongside the Cirque du Soleil at the Pan Am Opening Ceremony at the Rogers Centre in Toronto.

  • Tozuka Band – Funk, Reggae and  Pop Rock

    Created on 2015, Tozuka Band put together 6 friends from different cities and states of Brazil. With the same propose to play Brazilian music for the Brazilian who live or visiting Canada. Today they still try to find the best way to bring a little bit of home to the Brazilians who live in Toronto, but each show more diversity of people are following then. Creating a big variety of songs and style; Funk, Reggae, Pop and Rock.

Direct from Brazil

  • Andre Costa – Samba, Bossa Nova

    André Dalla Costa is a Brazilian fascinated by music since childhood and musical's entrepreneur. His international acoustic project brings the experiences in which spent as France, United States, Canada and Brazil with renowned songs that show their musical concept. In Brazil, collects renowned awards. First, ranks among the top five candidates Music Positivo University Festival (Curitiba-PR), revelation prize GRC Music (São Paulo) and Gelédia Rock (Rio de Janeiro) as well as participation in shows and other regional awards.

    facebook.com/andredallacosta

    instagram - dallacosta.andre

  • Zeca Polina – Singer-Songwriter

    Is a Brazilian singer, songwriter, producer, arranger, multi-instrumentalist and a very curious man. Zeca has worked in many musical groups in Brazil, having also performed in Canada, Mexico, England and the United States. Among the musical styles which he has explored are rock’n roll, forró, samba and others. His self-titled album, which marks the debut of his solo career, proposes unlabeled aesthetics. Zeca refrains from attaching any labels to his music. Sometimes finding inspiration in Brazilian, country song, in rock ’n’ roll, waltz, psychedelia, blues, and many other genres.

  • Leo Pretto – Pop e Rock

    Bahia singer and composer began his career very early. Always surrounded by references to great musicians and bands such as Carlinhos Brown , Gilberto Gil and Paralamas do Sucesso , the artist stuck to his art in Brazilian Popular Music building a rich baggage of experiences.

Special guests

  • Yara Vasconcelos – MC

    Yara is a multidisciplinary artist. This Angolan-born young woman is best known for her passionate, creative expressions through dance and choreography.

  • Rafa Cavaquinho - MC

     A great and very active musician, awesome MC, very involve in the community participates in many events in GTA.

  • Dj - Elvis  LEE

    Has been deejaying since the age of 13 and he still has the passion and drive to play at the most prestigious places, for the hungriest crowds. He brings to the plate, an extensive musical knowledge from genres as far back as the 70's up to today's hottest Club Electronic Music, Top 40, etc.

  • Dj - Rogers SANTOS

    Performed @ Dundas Square and City Hall with Gusttavo Lima, Serginho Groismann, Exaltasamba, Jorge e Mateus, Tiko’s Groove among many others. He played for over 80 thousand people in numerous events and frequently spinning at the hottest venues like Hard Rock Café. In 2012 Roger got an award from the Ministry of Immigration for his contribution to the arts and culture of Brazil in Canada.

    http://instagram.com/djrogertoronto

  • Dj -Vilton Miranda

    For 10 years Dj Vilton play the best tunes in Toronto. One of the best Brazilian Djs. Was a resident at Caipirinha Social Club and Brazilfest.

GALLERY

Exhibitor & Sponsorship

supporting at the BRAZILFEST TORONTO 2017

We want you to be a part of this milestone and encourage you to consider the various sponsorship opportunities available.

 

Reach out today and request the detailed 2017 Exhibitor & Sponsors Package and confirm your booking & participation with us for July 2017 before January 1st and get great discounts 25%.

We are looking forward to having you join this amazing event the Toronto International BrazilFest 2017.

 

BOOK EARLY, GET GREAT DISCOUNTS!

 To request the detailed 2017 Promotional Exhibitor Package, please contact us by email info@brazilfest.ca or by calling 416-388-3052.

Christian Children's Fund of Canada (CCFC) is a registered Canadian charity advancing the quality of life for children, families and communities in developing countries

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Toronto International BrazilFest Thanks All Supporting Sponsors

 At Earlscourt Park

1200 Lansdowne Ave Toronto, ON M6H 3Z8

Directions

By Car

There are a number of municipal parking lots located within walking distance of the festival. Click here for parking map and details, visit www.greenp.com or call (416) 393-7275. Please note that St. Clair Ave West will be closed because of Salsa on St. Clair so access to parking lots will be very limited. Parking on residential side streets during BrazilFest and Salsa on St. Clair is extremely limited and illegally parked vehicles will be tagged and towed away.

 

We suggest taking public transit to BrazilFest to enjoy the festival stress free!

 

 

By TTC

512 route will be running with additional service on the date of the event.

Please visit www.ttc.ca or call (416) 393-4636 for Schedule and fare information.

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CONTACT

Toronto - CA  |  Phone: 416-388-3052   |  Email: info@brazilfest.ca

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WHEN:

Sunday, July 24 Morning / Afternoon/ Evening – Event from 7 am to 10 pm.

 

WHERE:

Earlscourt Park, Toronto (St. Clair Av. West/Caledonia)

 

VOLUNTEERS JOBS INCLUDE:

The Volunteer would be assisting guests, helping the team setting up stage, organizing, decorating and more. Some lifting may be required.

Volunteer Opportunities

BENEFITS:

  • Free refreshments;
  • A free BrazilFest T-shirt;
  • A Valuable experience in events and community services participation and a fun day!

 

Contact us at info@brazilfest.ca

Thank you once again and looking forward to having you join us in Canada’s Biggest Brazilian Cultural Event – The Toronto International BrazilFest.