Friday 10 July 2015


Church Service to open the Festival

Invitation to the Media and the Public

The media and the public are invited to attend the opening service of the Scotiabank Caribbean Carnival 2015 Festival at the Anglican Church of the Nativity, July 12th, 2015 at 10.00am. Following the service light refreshments will be served. 

The Anglican Church welcomes visitors of all faiths. It will be an Anglican Service that will be celebrated. This is a Free Event.

The Church is located in Malvern at 10 Sewells Road, Scarborough, Ontario. Parking is limited, however visitors may park at the nearby Malvern Mall’s parking lot. 

The Scotiabank Toronto Caribbean Carnival is an exciting three-week cultural explosion of Caribbean music, cuisine, and revelry as well as visual and performing arts. It has become a major international event and the largest cultural festival of its kind in North America. As Carnival is an international cultural phenomenon, the great metropolis of Toronto and its environs will come alive as the city explodes with the pulsating rhythms and melodies of Calypso, Soca, Salsa, Zouk, Reggae, Chutney, Steel Pan and Brass Bands celebrating the Carnival of the Americas. The Festival Management Committee oversees the running of North America's largest outdoor festival. 

Corporate sponsors / partners of this year's festival include: Scotiabank, OLG, The Toronto Star, CTV, CP-24, The Canadian Federal Government, The Province of Ontario, City of Toronto, Tourism Toronto,  the Ontario Science Centre, Exhibition Place, the Liberty Grand and Porter Airlines.

Scotiabank is committed to supporting the communities in which we live and work, both in Canada and abroad, through our global philanthropic program, Scotiabank Bright Future. Recognized as a leader internationally and among Canadian corporations for our charitable donations and philanthropic activities, Scotiabank has provided on average approximately $47 million annually to community causes around the world over each of the last five years. Visit us at

For more information about the programmes and events, please visit the festival's official website at The Festival Office is located at 19 Waterman Avenue.

Contact info: Tel: 416-391-5608; Email: 

For media inquires:
Stephen Weir
Scotiabank Toronto Caribbean Carnival Publicist 
Phone 416-489-5868 
Cell: 416-801-3101