Intercultural Arts Festival

Celebrate Diversity at Kingston’s Intercultural Arts Festival!

Journey through a vibrant tapestry of cultures at Kingston’s Intercultural Arts Festival on September 17, 2023. Confederation Basin and Springer Market Square come alive from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m., showcasing the exquisite amalgamation of food, music, art, and culture that the Kingston area has to offer. Revel in captivating performances on the mainstage, with the spotlight on Tocani’s mesmerizing fusion act from Tkaronto/Toronto, blending South American heritage with costume, music, dance, poetry, and theatre. The rhythmic beats of Kings Don Taiko drummers, Pierre-Hervé Goulet’s enchanting francophone tunes, and the graceful Kathak dance by Parul Gupta will leave you spellbound.

But that’s not all! Dive into hands-on workshops sponsored by Empire Life, from the glittering allure of drag makeup tutorials by Kingston Pride to rhythmic dance workshops ranging from the passionate Bachata to the spiritual Aztec and lively West African dance. Let your taste buds wander through a global culinary journey, with delectable dishes from Q-Bite’s Indian Fusion to the spicy flavors of Jerkebago’s Caribbean treats, and much more. As you revel in the festivities, don’t miss the special September 17 edition of the Katarokwi Indigenous Art and Food Market, enriching the festival with indigenous heritage and flavors. Kingston beckons you to an unforgettable day of celebration – come and be a part of the magic!

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