Most important Festivals & Events in British Columbia

Most important Festivals & Events in British Columbia

The region of British Columbia is quite large thus there is a wide variety of festivals and events throughout the land which would suite all tastes and likes. If you like culture and arts you can choose from the many festivals of BC which are focused on visual arts, dance, film, crafts or theater. There are others for music fans. Choose a genre that you prefer most: jazz, accordions, classical, indie rock or bluegrass. There is always something for everyone. Another category is the sporting a... [ read more ]

Canada Special: The Ice Hog Legend and Winterlude

Canada Special: The Ice Hog Legend and Winterlude

There is a legend in Canada which says that a few thousand years ago when the earth was covered in ice was the Ice Age. During that time there was a group of magical creatures, furry little animals, which crossed the bridge of ice at the Bering Strait and went to Alaska all away from Russia. Later they travelled to the Far North which today is Canada.  I’m sure that everybody has guessed by now that these mysteriously magical creatures were the ice hogs, the very close relatives of ground... [ read more ]

Winterlude, Ottawa’s winter celebration

Winterlude, Ottawa’s winter celebration

Winterlude is the winter celebration of Ottawa, the Canadian capital. The event has been organized every February for over 30 years and it celebrates the unique northern culture and climate of the country. The festivities of Winterlude are focused in more than one location: at the Confederation Park, the Snowflake Kingdom in Gatineau and the Rideau Canal. Admire the ice sculptures, play in the snow and don’t forget to bring your ice skates. Join in the winter fun and discover the joys of Wi... [ read more ]

Top ten Christmas festive cities in Canada

Top ten Christmas festive cities in Canada

In the country of Canada winter is not just a season it is a way of life. During the holidays they especially give their best to create a special atmosphere. Canadians embrace the Christmas holiday season all over the country by decorating the streets and shop windows and the houses will be lit up with beautiful lights and the interior setting changes into a winter fairytale. Travel to Canada around the winter holidays and pick up some holiday cheer from a nation which organizes fabulous festi... [ read more ]

Celebrating Christmas in Canada – Christmas traditions

Celebrating Christmas in Canada – Christmas traditions

As Canada is quite a large country with many different people and cultures so is the celebration of Christmas. The population of Canada consists of nationalities such as English, German, French, Irish and Scottish which all had their influences on the ways of celebrating Christmas in this great country. Every region and province has its own traditions and specialties. For example Nova Scotia is famous for its pine Christmas trees. Read on and learn more about what mummering means, Sinck Tuck,... [ read more ]

November shopping in Toronto – preparing for Christmas

November shopping in Toronto – preparing for Christmas

November is that time of the year when the weathers starts to cool down but it is still warm enough to hang out outdoors as well, although nobody will blame you if you choose an indoor event over the outdoor fun. At this time usually all the events are about the seasonal holidays. Everybody starts to write their Christmas shopping list and tries to find the best gifts for their loved ones. This year you can visit Toronto and shop at the winter fairs, enjoy the Santa Claus Parade, taste some n... [ read more ]

Top November music events in Toronto

Top November music events in Toronto

November is that time of the year when the weathers starts to cool down but it is still warm enough to hang out outdoors as well, although nobody will blame you if you choose an indoor event over the outdoor fun. At this time usually all the events are about the seasonal holidays but if you think it’s too early to get into the holiday spirit you can get away from it by attending a concert or musical. This year Toronto offers a musical called Once, a P!nk and Paramore concert and a pleasant ... [ read more ]

The best Winter Events at Toronto

The best Winter Events at Toronto

Toronto is a fine city where I love to live and work, it is worth to visit. The quality of life is high the services are reliable; the urban environments are the safest in the world. We have a mandate to support and develop dynamic, original and available events and festivals. Toronto can celebrate the healthiness and variety of this good city, enriching the life’s quality for residents and tourists are coming here from the whole world. More than 30 events and festivals are organizing in To... [ read more ]

Top 10 Most Significant Festivals in Canada

Top 10 Most Significant Festivals in Canada

Are you thinking to travel to Canada? Why not visit the country around the festival times? Most of the cities have various festivals for entertaining the locals and the visitors as well. If you are curious which are the most popular festivals in Canada, check out our list with the top 10 most significant festivals in Canada and have fun. Toronto International Film Festival It is a widely known film festival, held each September. Considered to be one of the most prestigious film festivals i... [ read more ]