8 Years Already!
Toronto, July 14, 2016 – July 14th marked the launch of the 8th Edition of Festival Kompa Zouk Ontario (FKZO). The Festival will culminate with its popular annual concert on July 31st, at Harbourfront Centre, 235 Queens Quay West. FKZO is guaranteed to provide a unique cultural and educational experience, focused on the theme of cultural diversity in Ontario.
The popular French flavoured festival, which in previous years has attracted many attendees from various cultural and linguistic backgrounds, is expected to break past attendance records this year. FKZO has for the fourth year in a row been named one of Ontario’s top 100 festivals and events. After offering Kassav, Tabou Combo, Boukman Eksperyans, J-Perry, Phantom, Phylissia Ross, Thierry Cam and many other great names in Kompa and Zouk music, FKZO innovates this year by exposing the general public to a number of young local and international artists.
The schedule for FKZO 2016 is as follows:
July 14-20 2016 :
Summer camps FKZO-Modern Batik.
Leadership camps for youth aged 11-17 years old.
July 25, 2016 :
FKZO & Extravangaza/Steve-Ana, in partnership with Just for Laughs present: Michael Brun & Sandy Duperval @ Melting Pot. 9:00pm-3:00AM.
Adm : 20$
July 28 2016:
BEST OF BOTH WORLDS campaign for HAITI presented by CAMH
“Where therapy meets Vodou”
Conference: Widner Dumay , Vodou Priest
15 Devonshire pl, Toronto, Ontario
Gala at Lula lounge
Artists: DJ Scar & Dieufaites Charles.
1585 Dundas Street West, Toronto Ontario.
July 30 2016:
OLG-FKZO Creole Vibrations on the Sea – Blue and white party with T-VICE.
The Empress Canada Ship will be flying the flag of FKZO for the “FKZO on the Sea” boat cruise.
The boat cruise, sponsored by OLG will leave the dock from 11 Polson street, Toronto at 10:30 pm.
Featuring music by T-Vice, DJ ACE (International) DJ SCAR (Toronto), DJ DMZ Sounds (Dominica).
31 Juillet 2016:
Concert Festival FKZO – 8th Edition. Festival Kompa Zouk Ontario will reach its climax as young talents and renowned musicians take the stage to display their talents.
This year’s festival will feature performances by top international and local artists: The legends of guitars: Robert Martino et Toto Laraque and T-Vice, Karizma, Bollywood Fitness, Saskya Sky, Melorize, le groupe Nu-Live de Toronto, Troupe folklorique les Notes du Corps, Edwidge Pierre, Dubuisson artistry, DJ Scar, Dj Trickey, Dj Ace.