Thank You for participating in the Cultural Fusion Fair

The City of Pickering and Pickering Rotary Club presented a unique, one of a kind festival giving the opportunity to celebrate the many places where culture has melded and fused to create new and beautiful traditions and cultural practices.

Held on August 20 & 21 in Esplanade Park. 

Thank you to all of our Community Partners that made this event possible: Pickering Rotary Club, Canadian Coptic Foundation, African Canadian Cultural Council FoundationDurham Tamil AssociationIndo-Canadian Cultural Association of Durham Inc., West Indian Dance CentreZahra's School of Bellydance, Friends Indeed Canada, Pickering Public Library and ITT Alumni Canada.

This is event is proudly supported through grant funding by the Province of Ontario.

 

2022 Performances

Saturday
11:00 am Bahamas Junkanoo Legends
(Bahimian Carnival Music)
1:30 pm El Ceibo (Argentenian Folk)
3:00 pm Shivanjali Arts (Hawaiian Dance)
4:00 pm The Soulmates
(Indian + Other Cultures + 70s Music)
5:00 pm Durham Tamil Association
(Bollywood Dance)
6:00 pm Pablo Terry and Sol de Cuba (Cuban Music)

Sunday
11:30 am Zahra’s School of Middle Eastern Dance
(Belly Dancing)
12:30 pm Yiamas Music Group (Greek Music Duo)
2:00 pm Hawaiian Pacifc Magic (Hawaiian Dance)
3:30 pm Mariachi Tequila (Mariachi Music)
5:00 pm West Indian Fusion Dance Center
(West Indian Dance)
6:00 pm The Band Destiny (Carribean Dance)

2022 Tasty Treats

2022 Vendors

Shop from our vendors market vendors:

  • Black Owned TO
  • Ana’s Fizz+
  • Sally’s Baubles
  • PRATAP'S HANDICRAFTS AND HOME DECOR LIMITED
  • Kotch Kreatives
  • Daveenah
  • lago of all
  • The Phantom Creations
  • The Sea Moss Guy Inc.
  • HairDiction
  • RKanika Jwellery
  • Zahra's School of Middle Eastern Dance
  • KvH Fashions 
  • Himaya Afrika
  • Daissy Arenas 
  • The Wooden Chest Inc.
  • Music Driven Modern Art
  • YAWDI'S
  • Hezzy Elevates Minds
  • JM Couture Crafts
  • Kristinas Native Arts
  • Art by PT Russell
  • Esma Jay Creations 

2022 Activities


View the Cultural Fusion Informational Meeting Presentation from the first meeting.

 Meeting Minutes

Cultural Fusion Festival Meeting Minutes - Tuesday, February 15, 2022

Cultural Fusion Festival Meeting Minutes - Tuesday, April 12, 2022

Cultural Fusion Meeting Minutes - Wednesday, June 22, 2022

Cultural Fusion Meeting Minutes - Tuesday, July 12, 2022

Committed Partners

Pickering Rotary Club, Canadian Coptic Foundation, African Canadian Cultural Council FoundationDurham Tamil AssociationIndo-Canadian Cultural Association of Durham Inc., West Indian Dance CentreZahra's School of Bellydance, Friends Indeed Canada, and ITT Alumni Canada.

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