Neighbourhood Arts Network Returns to Program the Main Stage at Toronto Newcomer Day

Join us to cerebrate and spotlight Canada's newcomer talent!

Date: Monday, May 15, 2017
Time: 11:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Location: Nathan Phillips Square, 100 Queen Street West
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Neighbourhood Arts Network is thrilled to be invited back to present the artist-performers for Toronto Newcomer Day 2017!

Come convene with over 10,000 to engage in free, family-friendly activities and to be entertainment by newcomers to Toronto and celebrate their contributions to the city.

Take a look at some of the exciting performers that will be taking the stage on this special day:


Sumedha Mongia: Sumedha started dancing at the age of 5, though the formal training in Indian classical dance (Odissi)  started at the age of 13. Later, she continued her learning at Gandharva Mahavidyalaya, Delhi under Guru Smt Madhavi  Mudgal and Smt Somali Bose. Sumedha has always been passionate about building communities through dance. 

 DATU Music: DATU is a modern Filipino music crew telling stories of its own tribe - tales of love & destruction. Alt World.

 Ian Akiwenzie: Ian is of Ojibway, Pottawatami from Chippewas of Nawash First Nation and has been dancing since 4 years of  age. Ian has travelled extensively throughout Canada and the United states with dance troupes and personally educating  people about First Nation culture spirituality and song and dance.

Also join RBC Arts Access Fund recipient, Azadeh Pirazimian a passionate Iranian artist conveying breathtaking creative images, displaying her art and answering questions, and poet Bänoo Zan, who will be performing spoken word for the Candian Citizen Ceremony happening that day!

For more information please click the following link: Toronto Newcomer Day 2017.