Join us and make your connection to the brazilian culture
Follow the drumbeats to the Brazil Pavilion, which celebrates the unique diversity of this South American cultural melting pot. Samba, traditional folk music. Watch a demonstration of the powerful Capoeira martial arts, see glittering costumes and eat authentic food.
This is the 4th year at the new location. Three days of rich celebration of culture under new management Itabras Enterterment Productions Inc.
Please follow the drumbeats to the Brazil Pavilion, which celebrates the unique diversity of this South American cultural melting pot. Brazil’s African, Portuguese and indigenous roots are celebrated with classical guitar, samba rhythms and the percussive beats of traditional folk music. Watch a demonstration of the powerful capoeira martial arts, see glittering costumes and eat authentic food while learning about this varied culture.
This amazing event will also offer the famous Brazilian Caipirinha, Brazil’s national cocktail drink, mixing lime, sugar and Brazilian cachaça (ka-sha-sah) a must-try cocktail with a Brazilian flare that will have you enjoying the sounds highlighting different parts of Brazil ,Forro, Samba, Bossa Nova, MPB, Sertanejo and Kid entertainment!
And that’s not all! Come and enjoy some delicious Brazilian dishes, grilled Brazilian "Churrasco – Picanha” Barbeque, Tropical Juices and Brazilian goodies: Coxinha, pastel, pão de queijo, açaí ,canjica, caldos and guarana, being sold by vendors at the festival and our special Toonies test is back.
Around the World in a Weekend
Your chance to travel the world is back with much more to see and do!
Visit 32 Pavilions, representing 70 countries at 10 locations throughout Mississauga over three days without leaving the city, May 25th, 26th and 27th, 2018.
Visitors are entitled to unlimited entry with a Carassauga Passport that will be stamped as they move from Pavilion to Pavilion during the Festival hours.
Advance Passports - $10.00 purchased online or at one of our outlets.
At-door Passports - $12.00 purchased at all entrance locations as well as Square One bus terminal.
Free for kids 12 and younger (when accompanied by an adult Carassauga passport holder).
Carassauga Facts 2017
Over 70 countries represented at 28 Pavilion Locations, throughout Mississauga
5,213 Performers and 173 Artisans
363,750 Recorded Visits
6,174 Volunteers involved with the Festival
6,668 Volunteer Hours Donated
22 Hours of Operation
For the past nine years, Carassauga has been recognized as one of the top 100 Festivals in Ontario by Festivals and Events Ontario.
Friday, May 25th 7:00 pm to 12:00 am
07:30 pm | Eduarda Rocha – Flag Dance at the Opening Ceremony - Africa Pavilion
08:30 pm | Laylalu Celis
10:00 pm | MC Cash
Saturday, May 26th 1:00 pm to 12:00 am
1:30 pm | Sabrina Soares
2:30 pm | MC Cash
2:45 pm | Sabrina Soares – Outdoor main stage
3:00 pm | Bravo - Outdoor main Stage
3:30 pm | Maracatu – Baque de Bamba - Outdoor main Stage
4:00 pm | Maracatu – Baque de Bamba
4:30 pm | Bravo’s Dance Company
6:30 pm | Hips don’t Lie
8:00 pm | Elaine Goncalvez
9:00 pm | MC Cash
9:30 pm | Carla Dias
Sunday, May 27th 1:00 pm to 7:00 pm
2:00 pm | Elaine Goncalves
2:30 pm | Bianca Zumbini
3:00 pm | Axe Capoeira
3:30 pm | Eduarda Rocha
4:00 pm | Bianca Zumbini
5:00 pm | Hips Don’t Lie
EXHIBITOR & SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES
AT THE BRAZIL PAVILION 2019
Your sponsorship can help make The Brazil Pavilion at Carassaugua Festival of Cultural even more successfull!
It is the largest multicultural Festival in Ontario and is now recognized as the 2nd largest cultural Festival in Canada in terms of visits & ethnic diversity representation.
Please consider supporting this important cultural event through one of our sponsorship levels available
BOOK EARLY, GET GREAT DISCOUNTS!
To request the detailed 2019 Promotional Exhibitor Package, please contact us
by email or by calling 416-388-3052.
Hershey Community Rinks – South parking lot – Outdoor Tent, 5500 Rose Cherry Place (north of Matheson Blvd East, one block east of Kennedy Rd.) Free Shuttle Bus stops at this Pavilion.