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PROGRAM DAY 2
Mississauga Latin Festival ONLINE - 2020
Saturday, August 1st, 2020


1:30 PM —

PREOPENING
Music, Photos & Videos

1:55 PM —

OPENING

2:00 PM —JULIETA TABARES

ZUMBA Workshop by
JULIETA TABARES

Zumba has become very popular in recent years, and with good reason! There are many health benefits from a Zumba workout, you burn lots of calories while enjoying great music such as cumbia, vallenato, merengue, and much more.

Julieta Tabares, born in Colombia, has been a Zumba instructor for over 12 years, have fun and enjoy your work out!

 

2:20 PM —SALSA TANGO

SALSA Workshop by RUMBA MOVIL
SALSA BALLET DE COLOMBIA

The salsa lesson will be presented by members of the dance troupe Salsa Ballet Colombia which is under the direction of Gladys Lopez who is also a great artistic promoter. SALSA BALLET DE COLOMBIA, has approximately 50 artists on stage among young dancers and musicians.

2:40 PM —TANGO DE ORO

TANGO Workshop by
TANGO DE ORO

Born in Buenos Aires Argentina, Roxana and Fabian are pioneers in teaching tango in Canada since the 1980s. With more than “33 years” of stage life, they have consolidated a solid artistic career. Roxana and Fabian were chosen as one of Argentina’s tango ambassadors to the world and invited to judge international tango competitions in Argentina, Japan & the USA. Fabián, a multifaceted artist, also stands out as a bandoneon player and singer. Together they produce the annual event “Toronto Tango Summit” and they are also de directors of the dance academy “Tango de Oro”

2:55 PM —ESTESIS

 

CUMBIA Workshop by
ESTESIS DANZA

Jineth and Fabian Franco are the directors of the dance company Estesis Danza. Dancers-performers-creators, choreographers, and art educators, they have dedicated themselves to himself to the training of dancers in various formative and non-formal education spaces.

3:00 PM —WORKSHOP LATIN BASKET MLF 2020

Latin cuisine recipe
“AREPA REINA PEPIADA”
by LATIN BASKET

3:15 PM —

KIDDO MAGAZINE, PARTY KIDS, SPANISH 4 YOU

KIDS TIME

Storytelling from home
by KIDDO MAGAZINE

The Vowels' Song
by SPANISH 4 YOU

Playing with Baby Shark
by PARTY KIDS

3:45 PM —

RITMO & CAFE

Folklore exhibition
RITMO & CAFE

RITMO Y CAFE is one of the most important folklore groups in the city of London Ontario. Its founder and choreographer, Alba Cielo Velasquez from Cali, Colombia, studied dance at the Conservatory of Arts and the Colombian Institute of Culture. Bringing 35 years of experience, she created and organized this group with a vision of promoting and maintaining the traditional culture among Latin communities.

4:00 PM —

TONATIUH

Folklore exhibition
TONATIUH

Tonatiuh Dance Group is under the direction of Luz Adriana Castillo. Graduated from the National School of Mexican Folk Dance of Mexico City. Dedicated to the promotion and diffusion of Mexican folklore for more than 20 years. The Group members are dancers of all ages from 4 to 50+, all levels in dance beginners, intermedium, and advanced, with the goal to spread the Mexican Culture and traditions through dance, especially to influence the kids that were born in Canada.

4:20 PM —WORKSHOP ESAU

Latin Cuisine recipe
“CARNE A LA LLANERA”
by ESAU PARRILLA

4:35 PM —

JOEL ZAMBRANO

Singer
JOEL ZAMBRANO

Born in Ecuador, Joel Zambrano is a very well known artist in the Latin American community, with a beautiful and powerful voice.

4:55 PM —WORKSHOP OBLEAS

Latin cuisine recipe
“OBLEAS & WAFFLES”
by TOGO. ZO YUMMY

5:05 PM –ANTOJITOS

Latin store reportaje
ANTOJITOS BAKERY

5:15 PM —

YAMBEQUE

Folklore exhibition
YAMBEQUE

Yambeque is a dance school focused on salsa, bachata, cumbia, they also have an excellent dance group of Colombian folk dances in a variety of rhythms. Today we will enjoy the performance of adults and kids from the school.

5:35 PM —

KANTUTA DE BOLIVIA

Folklore exhibition
KANTUTA DE BOLIVIA

Kantuta de Bolivia - this group has the name of the national flower of Bolivia, which has the colors of their national flag - red, yellow, and green. Kantuta has been performing since 2017, today you will enjoy beautiful dances from the Bolivian folklore.

5:50 PM —WORKSHOP BORDER

Latin cuisine recipe
“MEXICAN VOLCANO”
by BORDER MX 

6:00 PM —ALMA GAUCHA

International Music Group
ALMA GAUCHA

Was created in 2000 with the purpose of developing the argentine (folklore) the members are Orlando's second voice and guitar, Andres's first voice and guided and the director and founder Leon in percussion guitar and first voice. They have been performing for over 20 years, and they have performed with great artists such as Leo Dan and Los Panchos.

6:20 PM —

SOMBRERO AZUL

Folklore exhibition
SOMBRERO AZUL

THE GROUP SOMBRERO AZUL, Danzas y Culturas was created in July 2010 with the goal to show to the new generation of our culture, Folklore, and the traditions in El Salvador.

6:35 PM —

ASI ES MI TIERRA PERU

Folklore exhibition
ASI ES MI TIERRA PERU

Asi es mi Tierra Peru was created with the great desire of showcasing the Peruvian dances in Canada. Peru has a long history of folklore; their dances have a dramatic mix of old and new ages, and also they are the result of different ethnicities: Native Pre-Inca, Inca, European, and African. Such diversity of dances reflects the integration of these cultures.

6:50 PM —

BOROLO

Vallenato Music Band
BOROLO

The most acclaimed group of vallenato music in Canada is called Boroló Vallenato. With a four-year track record participating in different entertainment venues in Canada, discos, festivals, they come to the Mississauga Latin Festival. Imposing the Vallenato rhythm and Colombian folklore. They are the undisputed leaders of live music in the Latin market.

7:05 PM —DIANA ZAIRA

Singer
DIANA ZAIRA

Diana Zaira is a songwriter and singer from Medellin, Colombia she has been in Canada for 15 years now and is well known in the Hispanic community. She began her career 13 years ago by singing Colombian folkloric music, later in her career she began to incorporate a variety of music genres such as cumbia and Colombian Popular music.

7:15 PM —GIOVANNY min

Singer
GIOVANNY RUIZ

From melancholy classics of the Andean region to the contagious rhythms of the Caribbean, Giovanni's Ruiz can cater to any ambiance. His repertoire includes The savory rhythms of Salsa, Cha-Cha, Merengue, Son, Mambo. His latest CD, Sabor A Cafe, provides a taste of this excellent blend of rhythms.

7:30 PM —DKANO

Singer
DKANO

DNKO LA VOZ DEL BARRIO - was born in Matanzas, Cuba. From a very young age he felt love and interest in music, his career began when at 10 the artist participated in auditions for a musical band in his school. Later on, he was part of a popular group called Unión Atenas. In 2013 he began his life in Canada, a multicultural country that gave him the opportunity to develop a more international sound, and his songs are now danced by a mixed audience.

7:35 PM —

EXTRAVAGANZA

Dance Group
XTRAVAGANZA SHOW

Xtravaganza is the only Latin Cabaret Dinner show in Canada & the US, Xtravaganza truly captures the essence and elegance of the traditional Latin Cabaret clubs such as the legendary “Tropicana Show” in Havana Cuba. This production made out of 26 artists, 14 professional male and female dancers, 8 musicians, 1mc host, and a great behind the scenes cast that works hard to deliver a great show. This production with spectacular costumes, great dancers, live music, and dinner will transport you to the tropics where you will feel away on holidays for a night without having to get on a plane.

 

7:50 PM —

BALLET FLOKLORICO VERACRUZ

International Folklore exhibition
BALLET FOLKLORICO
DE VERA CRUZ

This group was founded in 1990 by Prof. Ángel Ciro Silvestre García, it is a dance company that participates actively in the dissemination of Mexican culture, bringing to the stage a rich sample of scenic folklore. They have performed in national and international events various institutions of the State Government such as the Veracruzano Institute of Culture, the Ministry of Tourism, the Ministry of Education and Culture, to name just a few.

8:05 PM —

SAUL TORRES

Singer
SAUL TORRES

Saúl Torres, one of the most unique rock talents in Canada, capable of perfectly combining Latin Rock with various musical genres.
Not only has he released groundbreaking albums with Toronto bands Dirty Maria and Mezcal Effect, but Saúl has also shown remarkable stylistic growth and musical diversity, constantly experimenting with different sounds, textures, and genres. Her voice is an art and pure passion.

8:20 PM —WORKSHOP BRASAS

Latin cuisine recipe
“PICADA FOR 2 PEOPLE”
by BRASAS LATIN FOOD

8:30 PM —FANERYS

Latin store reportaje
FANERY'S CONVENIENCE

8:35 PM —WORKSHOP LOLAS

Latin cuisine recipe
“EMPANADA”
by LOLA'S FOOD

8:50 PM —

DJ ALBERT

Music by
DJ ALBERT

In 2008, DJ Alberth Moreno moved to the beautiful city of Toronto, Canada where until today he is the most sought after DJ of the industry. His devoted professionalism has granted him exclusive presentations with mega Latin stars such as Romeo Santos, Marc Anthony, Gente de Zona, Carlos Vives, Juan Luis Guerra, El Gran Combo, Fonseca, Joe Arroyo, Nicky Jam, Jorge Celedon, Pitbull, Farruko, Prince Royce, Felipe Pelaez, Maluma, Willie Colon, Chantel Collado, Fito Blanko, La Firma Santana, Los 4, Los Van Van, La Charanga Habanera, Jacob Forever y many more.

9:00 PM —

SON DE AQUI

Orchestra
SON D’AQUI

Son D'aqui was formed in 2018 by Vince Alvarado and musical director Johan Aguirre. They pay tribute to all our legendary salsa stars, by performing all their greatest hits. They have also been honored with the task of backing up many international artists. Last summer, at the Mississauga Latin Festival, they performed a tribute to Colombian salsa which was excellent and now we will be able to watch again!

9:30 PM —

LIZANDRO MESA

International Singer
LIZANDRO MEZA Concert

Lisandro Meza played an important role in the evolution of cumbia, the traditional big band dance music of Colombia. A master of "vallenato sabanero", an accordion-driven style of music, Meza forged a sound that has been described as "a cross between rural Dominican merengue, and Tex-Mex norteño." Lizandro Meza initially attracted attention as a founding member of Los Corraleros de Majagual. One of Colombia's most popular bands in the 1960s, the group served as the breeding ground for such influential artists as Fruko, the "Godfather of Salsa". Lisandro Meza has continued to influence the music of Colombia and Latin America.

11:30 PM —

END

NOTE: This schedule is subject to changes