Toronto Ukrainian Festival, Bloor West Village Toronto, Saturday September 19 2015

Bloor West Village was the setting for the 19th annual Toronto Ukrainian Festival. DSC_0301 DSC_0313 DSC_0323Ukrainians have been coming to Canada since the late 1800’s and have become a large part of our city. The festival is a showcase of Ukrainian culture, music food. and spirit. Lots of people come to celebrate.DSC_0305 DSC_0302 DSC_0304 The numbers are estimated at 500,000 visitors over the 3 day event. Lots of great dancing and traditional dress accent the event.DSC_0347 DSC_0337 DSC_0335 DSC_0324 DSC_0344 Also a stark reminder that these aren’t the best of times in Ukraine and much support and help is still needed.DSC_0308 As always enjoy Toronto~

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