Carassauga The Festival of Cultures 2011 - Media Preview

Preview Ontario’s Largest Multicultural Festival – Carassauga 2011!

Mississauga, May 17, 2011 – Ontario’s Largest Multicultural Festival – Carassauga comes your way June 3rd 4th, and 5th! Carassauga showcases over 60 countries represented at 26 Pavilions throughout the city of Mississauga. It’s a three-day heritage celebration of inspiring performances, vibrant costumes, and delicious ethnic foods!

Recognized as the second largest cultural Festival in Canada in terms of visits and ethnic diversity representation, now in its 26th year - Carassauga has become a key calendar event in Mississauga! And, now you can get a “sneak preview” of popular Festival favourites and what’s new at Carassauga 2011! …New pavilions. …New attractions at old favourites! …New all-inclusive, hassle-free Guided Excursion Pre-Set Tour Packages!

Come join Mississauga Mayor, Hazel McCallion, Juno award winning jazz vocalist, Liberty Silver, and Carassauga’s First Singing Star, Diana Richie in a Festival kick-off event featuring colourful and interactive Egyptian dancers, tantalizing and tempting ethnic cuisine, and Pavilion representatives! Meet the volunteers and board of directors. Check out the Carassauga Festival raffle prize – the all new 2012 Fiat, and more!

What: Carassauga 2011 Preview Launch

Date: Wednesday, May 18th

Time: 3:00 – 5:30 P.M.

Location: Mississauga Convention Centre, 75 Derry Road West, Mississauga

Also, get set to get your Carassauga 2011 Festival Passport – an amazing value - $10 in advance ($12 at the door during the Festival)! Children under 12 are FREE. For a complete list of Passport outlets and full Pavilion information, please visit Carassauga at

Founded in 1986, Carassauga is an incorporated, non-profit volunteer community organization with over 4,600 members donating over 386,000 hours of their time over this annual 3 day, 22 hour event. Mississauga Mayor, Hazel McCallion has been the honourary Chair of Carassauga since its inception.

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Media Contacts:
Lorne Simon Linda Siutra
President/ Chief of PR Executive Director
Michael Communications PR Group Carassauga Festival Inc.
T: 416.785.5037 / C: 416.560.6441 T: 905.615.3010
Mississauga’s Festival of Cultures