International guests, local super stars and emerging projects fill this year’s edition of the LULAWORLD festival with Latin blues, soul and salsa, as well as Brazilian forró, samba and MPB. With almost 150 artists participating in over thirty performances, lessons and workshops, the 14th annual edition of the festival has something for every music and dance lover. Beyond the festival, the Lula summer and fall concert series promises to be the most exciting to date, with a focus on touring Afro-Latin artists presented in partnership with Uma Nota Culture, the new Mixto festival and Odelia Artists.
Dundas West Fest is a local celebration of creativity and diversity that strives to be participatory and inclusive. Known as the street party that kicks off Toronto’s summer festival season, it’s a perfect opportunity to invite out-of-town guests to experience and be part of Toronto’s exciting multiculturalism. Take a forró dance lesson, learn a song in Spanish, do some outdoor yoga and experience incredible music, food and drinks from across the globe! Visit dundaswestfest.ca for more info.