Explore Cultures

Our cultural organizations represent a Pavilion within the Festival and are located in various cultural and recreation centres within Mississauga giving visitors an opportunity to ‘travel the world’ without leaving the City. 

Each Pavilion offers something special and unique. Pavilions take great pride in featuring a wide variety of activities to depict the culture of their country of origin. 

During the Festival weekend, guests visit multiple Pavilions having their Carassauga passports stamped as they enter. Festival visitors can “ride for free” on our shuttle bus service that connects them directly to all Pavilion locations.

Once inside a Pavilion, visitors are surrounded by the sights, sounds and tastes of the country being represented. Each Pavilion depicts their culture through food, entertainment, art, historical displays and vendors.

 

India

Enjoy the vibrancy and melody of Indian song and dance, from classical and semi-classical arrangements, folk pieces to modern soul-stirring compilations. Tour India’s monumental wonders, covering the ancient art of henna, or drape yourself in a beautiful sari.

Indonesia

Traditional Indonesian Music and Dance

Iraq

Cultural Dance from Iraq, cultural singing with Iraqi musical instruments, fashion and art show.

Ireland

Come and discover Ireland, experience our heritage and history.

Korea

Returning for the 32nd anniversary, our Korean Pavilion will showcase their culture, have breathtaking performances and provide dishes for you to try.

Lebanon

Over the last twenty five years and through several generations , the "Maysaloun Dance Group" has performed in many North American cities representing our rich Lebanese culture through music, fashion, folkloric dabkeh, belly dance , and other activities.

Macedonia

Join us at our new location; Hershey SportZone outdoor tent. Come and enjoy the cuisine, music, exhibits, entertainment and costumes.

Mexico

NEW to Carassauga 2018. Come and visit our Pavilion.

Pakistan

Touch and feel handmade bedspreads , embroidered dresses, handcrafted furniture , accessories and showcase of Pakistan’s exports little known to the outside world.
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