The first of its kind in Ontario; an Annual Festival in The Greater Toronto Area will draw audiences from all over Ontario and beyond. During each cycle from the end of October to mid-November, the festival presents a series of concerts and performances hosting well known Arab and non-Arab artists, both local Artists, and Artists from abroad addressing a wide spectrum of audiences.
About The Organiser
The Canadian Arabic Orchestra
The Canadian Arabic Orchestra is a non-profit organization based in Mississauga registered in Ontario in spring 2015, with the goal of promoting multicultural dialogue among the tapestry of Canadian Society through music and songs performing concerts in many cities around Canada.
The professional musical group presented its first concert in the summer of 2014, Since its establishment, the Orchestra has sought to connect expatriate Arabs with their classical Arabic musical culture to maintain this cultural heritage in the hearts and minds of the Arab community in Canada and presenting it to future generations. At the same time, the Orchestra seeks to engage with all non-Arab communities in the Canadian cultural melting pot.
The GTA is comprised of the City of Toronto, Durham, Halton, Peel, and York; it is home to about 6.5 million people from a multitude of backgrounds speaking approximately 200 languages.
About half the population of the GTA re-concentrated in Toronto; Arabs constitute about 4%.
N.B. for more information please google GTA demographics