SATURDAY, JUNE 3, 2017
11:00am - UNIONVILLE FESTIVAL OPENING CEREMONIES
Markham Mayor Frank Scarpitti, committee members and other dignitaries will be on hand at the Millennium Bandstand following the parade to announce the official opening of the 48th Annual Unionville Festival. Awards for the parades best as well as other special events are schedule to kick off the weekend of fun.
11:00-5:00pm - Flato Markham Theatre Presents – LIVE ENTERTAINMENT & MUSIC
11:15-12:00pm - RITMO FLAMENCO
Ritmo Flamenco have received acclaim for their brand of flamenco that refuses to be formulaic with their troupe of dancers and musicians who have performed in concerts world-wide. Highlights of their tours have been: The Malta International Arts Festival, Luminato, The Toronto Downtown Jazz Festival, The Zihuatanejo Guitar Festival in Mexico, The Just Strings Festival in Napa Valley, California, and most recently a concert in Amman, Jordan at the Odeon Theatre. The have performed to sold-out theatres at the Living Arts Centre, Harbourfront Centre and are looking forward to their 2017 season!
12:00-1:00pm - Markham Arts Council
1:00-1:45pm - Gadfly
Gadfly is a Urban Dance repertory company and Choreography unit powered by passion.
1:45-2:00pm - Markham School of Dance
2:00-3:00pm - Markham Arts Council
3:00-4:00pm - Little Pear Garden Dance Company
Little Pear Garden Dance Company is a Toronto based dance company with diverse repertoires in traditional and contemporary Chinese dance. We do annual performances, education tours and commercial engagements. We work with acclaimed choreographers, accomplished artists, and virtuous professional dancers. We are supported by Canada Council for the Arts, the Ontario Arts Council and the Toronto Arts Council. Please feel free to explore and discover our beautiful aesthetic of Chinese culture inspired art forms.
4:00-5:00pm - Markham Concert Band
Our very own Markham Concert Band will entertain at the Millennium Bandstand.
7:00-9:00pm - Salsa at the Millennium Bandstand
7:00-9:00pm - SOUL2SOLE
Latin Dance Performance & Salsa Classes on BANDSTAND
Soul2Sole is a dynamic group of dance professionals based in Toronto, Canada. Soul2Sole was born in 2000 with the mission to share our passion for Latin Dance with the Toronto community. With more than 10 years of teaching experience and success in instructing our students, Soul2Sole is more excited than ever to continue our journey in inspiring our students on the dance floor.
This project was made possible with the support of the Ontario Arts Council, Ontario Dances Program