Festival Kompa Zouk Ontario (FKZO), is an arts and culture organization, presenting its annual summer festival, Festival Kompa Zouk Toronto, Ontario’s largest gathering of local, national and international French-Caribbean performers. The festival celebrates French-Caribbean culture through music, dance, cuisine, visual arts and many others components which demonstrate the magnitude and diversity of Canadian heritage.
FKZO festival runs from July 28th-August 7th, 2017 at David Pecaut Square
For the year 2017, FKZO is celebrating the 150th anniversary of Canada, by presenting a new concept “Saveurs d’ici et d’ailleurs” from August 3th-6th, 2017.
Saveurs d’ici et d’ailleurs is the opportunity to discover : food, art, music at the same corner. A family friendly and enriching event.
We give a big thank you to our sponsors, partners, volunteers and donors.
Festival Kompa Zouk Toronto offers an opportunity to showcase emerging artists as well as more well known performers. The festival has grown into one of Ontario’s premier, bilingual and multicultural family festivals and has been selected four consecutive time, as one of Ontario’s Top 100 best festivals by Festivals and Events Ontario. Again this year, multiple stages will present a variety of musical genres for the entire family. As we head into the ninth edition of the festival we are expecting an even bigger audience than previous years.
FKZO proudly promotes accessibility striving toward being inclusive to the entire Greater Toronto community. We invite you to discover and share the many aspects of Creole culture through our activities. Come with family and friends and enjoy!
The last eight editions of the festival were a huge success with more than 100,000 visitors! Festival-goers enjoyed performances by artists such as Tabou Combo, Phantom, Djakout#1, Michael Benjamin (MIKABEN), Phyllisia Ross, Stevy Mahy, Alan Cave, Emeline Michel, T-Vice , Kreyol-La, J-Perry, Carimi, Zenglen, Gabel , KASSAV’, Unik, Michael Brun, Dj Scar, DJ NS, DJ Trickey, DJ Ace, Dj Starkz, who contributed to the growing popularity of the festival.
This year the festival runs from July 28th to August 7th, 2017.
Come, taste and enjoy the creole culture at David Pecaut Square!
Please click here to see our artist line-up for 2017!
See you soon! Enjoy the Zouk!