Category: culture

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A secret location; elegance in white; a 29 year old tradition; soiree outdoors – It was an exciting and glamorous evening among good friends and also new acquaintances against the backdrop of Toronto’s beautiful skyline.

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Get ready for the return of Toronto’s most talked about end-of-summer carnival. Ontop of yearly customs (such as junk foods, amusement park rides, and Canadian International Air Shows), 2017 debuts new events and exhibits; The CNE Gaming Garage, MZ Lazer Illusion Experience, and East Coast Kitchen Party to name a few. One of these new features is located at the Heritage Court of the Enercare Centre. The Unity Pole is commissioned by Ojibway artist, Kris Nahrgang, who took 6 months…

Glitter in Shanghai 2017

On Saturday March 4th, the Chinese Cabinet at the SickKids Foundation marked its 4th annual Glitter event in support of the Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto. This year’s theme was ‘Glitter in Shanghai’ that brought back to life the allure and eccentricities of Shanghai of the 1920’s. Guests wore glamorous Chinese qipaos which evolved from traditional garb to modern classical lines. The venue, Arcadian Court was decorated in similar style that hinted at the romanticized period.

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We kicked off both the Year of the Rooster and of Canada’s 150th birthday on Saturday January 28th at the annual Dragon Ball.

And we’re still taking about the evening of sensory overload.

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The Gardiner Museum hosted the G Party Gala celebrating the 12 Trees exhibition on December 1, 2016. The exhibition was inspired by the theme “Good for the Earth” curated by internationally-renowned artist and environmentalist, David Buckland. The installations are made from natural, recycled, or sustainable materials which help focus attention to environmental concerns.

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Fête Chinoise was created to bridge the gap between traditional customs and the modern way of celebration. In its second year, Fête Chinoise has already become a prominent event in the wedding and event planning community. According to Jimmy Yu, a committee member, it’s a “museum-like experience showcasing the traditions and celebrations of the overlooked culture of the modern Chinese”. Presented against the luxurious backdrop of the Shangri-La Hotel, Fête Chinoise highlights the rich and vibrant celebrations of the modern…

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