Schedule for Toronto 2015’s arts, cultural festival PANAMANIA now out

Grammy award winning artists among those who will perform during the Parapan Am Games. 14 May 2015
Official presentation of Pachi the porcupine, the Toronto 2015 mascot

Official presentation of Pachi the porcupine, the Toronto 2015 mascot

ⒸToronto 2015
By Toronto 2015

The entertainment schedule is now available for PANAMANIA, presented by Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce (CIBC), which is the 35-day arts and culture festival that will enrich the Toronto 2015 Pan Am/Parapan Am Games.

PANAMANIA will feature more than 1,300 artists in 250 performances and exhibitions across Toronto, Canada from 10 July to 15 August. The festival will showcase the diverse cultures and artistic excellence of Ontario, Canada and the Americas through music, theatre, dance and more, with free and ticketed events.

Major music headliners scheduled to perform free outdoor concerts during PANAMANIA will include Grammy-, Latin Grammy- and Juno-award winning artists. The music lineup includes: the Flaming Lips, Calle 13, The Roots, A Tribe Called Red, Janelle Monae, Cafe Tacvba, Brigitte Boisjoli, Chromeo, Jann Arden, Choc Quib Town, Death from Above 1979, Damien Robitaille, Lila Downs, Lights, Luciano, Dragonette, Colin James, USS, Marie-Pierre Arthur, Tanya Tagaq and the Barra MacNeils.

“The Games will be a once-in-a-lifetime experience, unlike anything this city has ever seen,” Saad Rafi, chief executive officer of the Toronto 2015 Pan Am/Parapan Am Games Organizing Committee, said. “Not only are we going to have some of the best athletes in the world compete in our backyard, we’re going to have 35 days of music, arts and culture that will inspire us and bring the city to life.”

For the PANAMANIA schedule and more information, please click here.