Media Passes needed for photographers wanting to cover Saturday's Bikini contest

Media Tent Is Now WEST of the Bandshell
(tent moved this morning - sorry)

For Immediate Release: June 29, 2011 • Assignment Desks / Photo Editors

(some of the Bikini Contest entrants attended a Friday afternoon VIP party at the Scotiabank Picnic and somehow ended up in the swimming pool - photo by Craigg Slowly)

12noon –– Miss CHIN International Bikini Pageant 2011, featuring MC Frank Spadone, and music entertainment by Abby Tobias & Sole Power, and Ashley Martinez

2:00pmPORTUGUESE Festival, featuring PACO BANDEIRA, direct from Portugal;  and the first ever, Johnny Lombardi Portuguese-Canadian Singing Contest, featuring some of the most talented singers from the Portuguese community in one amazing show -  Lindsay Camara, Miguel Domingos, Maria dos Anjos, Paulo Filipe, Soraya Mejdoubi, Tony Ferreira, Stephanie Tavares and Steve Vierira, accompanied live by the band “Unique Touch”. 

8:00pm - ITALIAN Entertainment, featuring VALERIO SCANU and RICCHI E POVERI, Direct from Italy

CENTENNIAL Square Stage @ Dufferin Gates
12noon - 7pm -   HISPANIC FESTIVAL featuring Puerto Rican “Salsa King”, singer Henry Fiol;  local salsa bands Conjunto Lacalu;   Lucho y Juan de Sedas “Los Selectos”, plus Carlos Cruz, and Fantasia.

Better Living Building Events – Admission is FREE
Shopping Bazaar  11am – 10pm with vendors and exhibitors for shop-a-holics!  Don’t miss meeting representatives of the Lingerie Football League.  They’ll be on hand to promote the League, which has ten teams spanning across America, with Toronto Triumph set to be the LFL's first international franchise.
·      Team K9 Dog Challenge Shows - 2pm, 4pm, 6pm
·      Birds of Prey Showcase – 3pm  (and 2 shows in the Midway)
·      Zero Gravity Circus -  2:30pm, 4:30pm, 6:30pm
·      Sports Ring -  5pm  Maximum Pro Wrestling Shows

West Grounds Midway  -  11am – 11pm   Midway Rides, games and amusements
Circus Jonathan - Comic Unicyclist Juggler Circusman:  3 shows daily:  1:30 / 3:30 / 5:30  FREE!
Birds of Prey Showcase - 2 shows daily 4:30 & 6:00pm  FREE!
Scotiabank Tent, with Free face painting and prize giveaways all weekend.

PICNIC Grounds feature a MOLSON COORS & YELLOWTAIL Wine and Beer Garden.  And dozens of FOODS OF THE WORLD kiosks serving up a variety of international food fare including Italian, Asian, Latino, Portuguese, Indian, Caribbean and Canadiana mainstay.

Public Information:  T:416.531.7838;    or   

For Further Media Information: 416-489-5868 / 416-801-3101   or  Picnic HQ:  647.206.2390 (Theresa)

45th Scotiabank CHIN International Picnic
JULY 1st, 2nd, 3rd 2011    


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