CBC Toronto celebrates Small World Music Festival

Listen to the beat of the globe, in the heart of Toronto!

CBC Toronto is a proud media partner of the 10th annual Small World Music Festival from September 22 to October 2 at venues around the city. Come and enjoy this eclectic celebration of world music hosted by your favourite CBC personalities, featuring superb music from around the globe.

Don't miss Small World in the Square, a FREE day-long program at Yonge-Dundas Square featuring 10 mainstage concerts with renowned local and international artists. Join CBC's Matt Galloway, Garvia Bailey, Nana Aba Duncan, Anne-Marie Mediwake and Dwight Drummond for this phenomenal array of world music - all on one day, all on one stage.

WHAT: Small World in the Square
WHEN: Saturday, September 24, 1:00 pm - 11:00 pm
WHERE: Yonge-Dundas Square
FREE Admission

Mainstage highlights:

1:00 - 1:45 Tich Maredza Quartet, Zimbabwe/Canada (Zimbabwean Roots) hosted by Garvia Bailey from Big City, Small World

2:00 - 2:45 Drumhand, Canada (Pan-cultural percussion) hosted by Garvia Bailey from Big City, Small World

3:00 - 3:45 Eccodek, Canada (Global groove) hosted by Matt Galloway from Metro Morning

5:00 - 5:45 Njacko Backo, Camaroon/ Canada (Cameroonian drumming) hosted by Nana Aba Duncan, CBC producer and guest host

6:00 - 6:45 Autorickshaw, India/ Canada (Retro Bollywood) hosted by Anne-Marie Mediwake and Dwight Drummond from CBC News Toronto

For more information and the full event schedule, visit www.smallworldmusic.com

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