Toronto Festivals: Celebrating Diversity

Toronto is well recognized as one of the most diverse cities in the world.  One of the ways that this city’s diversity can be experienced is through its festivals.  Every year, Toronto is a host to many festivals including, Pride Toronto, Caribana, and the Toronto International Film Festival.

Toronto’s festivals showcase the city’s atmosphere of acceptance, tolerance, and openness to diversity. The festivals display the variety of cultures that can be experienced throughout the city. From large internationally renowned, to neighborhood focused, there are a wide variety festivals to experience all year round.  Each festival is unique and provides a different experience for festival-goers.

Festivals are also important because they create connections between people and culture.  They bring people together to enjoy the diversity that this city has to offer. These interactions create memorable moments while learning about different ethnicities. The variety of festivals that can be found in Toronto furthers its reputation as a one of the most diverse cities in the world.

Juanita Kwarteng, Contributor

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