Pick up your media pass for the Scotiabank CHIN picnic weekend

 Lenny Lombardi and this year's contestants in the Scotiabank CHIN Bikini Contest

Pick Up Your Press Passes for  Scotiabank CHIN Picnic Friday July 1 (Canada Day Program Below), July 2 (Bikini Contest) and July 3rd (Caribbean Programming) at the Media Tent.
Please visit the media tent pitched just east of the Bandshell Stage.  11.30 - 7pm
(and yes, this is not one of my articles, but, because of Tweet problems I had to post this release on my writing blog)
Below is the line-up for Friday


Scotiabank CHIN International Picnic – Day 1
Canada Day – Friday, July 1 -  HIGHLIGHTS
12:00pm - Canada Day Flag Raising Ceremony and National Anthem presided by Commander Davies Of The Canadian Navy, and Chris Korwin-Kuczynski, Board Director of the Royal Canadian Military Institute in Toronto
12:15pm - Chinese Festival with headliner Kenneth Ma Kwok Ming
3:30pm - South Asian Festival with headliners, Bollywood Playback singer Richa Sharma
and Pakistan pop/bhangra recording artist Jawad Ahmad

CENTENNIAL Square Stage @ Dufferin Gates - FREE
1pm – 3pm Polish Festival the “NON STOP” Band; The WHITE EAGLE FOLK DANCE ENSEMBLE with Ted Zdybal, Artistic Director;  Ballroom Dancers from “RYTM” Dance School;,  16-year old singing sensation KASIA KACALA; and special performance by KRYSTYNA PIOTROWSKI.  

4pm – 7pm -  Filipino Festival with headliner Pilita Corrales direct from Cebu Philippines. Plus Canadian talent: Ma-Anne Dionisio from Miss Saigon; Karen Tan; Emilio Zarris; Roy Tugbang and the Champions, and dance troupe Culture Philippine of Ontario.

CYCLING RACES:  Roadways through Exhibition Place (Start/Finish at Better Living Building)
Free Audience Admission.   8am-4pm – Midweek Club Cycling Races (preregistration www.midweekclub.ca)

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.
2pm, 4pm, 6pm – Team K9 Dog Challenge Shows
3pm – Birds of Prey Showcase
2:30pm, 4:30pm, 6:30pm – Zero Gravity Circus
3pm – Sports Ring -  Ontario Boxing Tournament – 2 hours of boxing matches produced by ATLAS BOXING CLUB and Adrian Teodorescu and featuring boxing clubs from across the GTA and Ontario

West Grounds Midway  -  11am – 11pm   Midway Rides, games and amusements
Circus Jonathan - Comic Unicyclist Juggler Circusman:  3 shows daily:  1:30 / 3:30 / 7:30  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.

10:30pm - Fireworks can be viewed from the Scotiabank CHIN Picnic Grounds courtesy of Ontario Place

Public Information:   www.scotiabankchinpicnic.com     T: 416.531.7838

For Further Media Information: stephen@stephenweir.com 416-801-3101   or  Picnic HQ:  647.206.2390 (Theresa)

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


KH said…
Do you know how to obtain press passes for Caribana Parade 2011? I have had no luck in my search for info for last few months, am coming from the united states and would like to cover the event. Thanks!

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