Tagged Festival of Lights

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Contemplating Light

As the temperatures starts to drop, I’ve been thinking about our annual pilgrimage to Kensington Market for the Festival of Lights. It is one of my favourite things to do. The true start of the season for me. A group of like minded people marching together through the emptied out market by the closed darkened…

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Taking the Shine Off My Tinsel

Winter Solstice Festival of Lights Kensington Market – Originally uploaded by tysonwilliams.com Last night was the Festival of Lights in Kensington Market.  It was the oddest solstice for us.  Perhaps the one that most embodied the Winter Solstice as the darkest day of the year. Nothing really bad happen, just enough little stuff to take…

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Winter Solstice Whine

  Winter Solstice Festival of Lights Kensington Market — Originally uploaded by tysonwilliams.com Last night was the Festival of Lights in Kensington Market.  It was the oddest solstice for us.  Perhaps the one that most embodied the Winter Solstice as the darkest day of the year. Nothing really bad happen, just enough little stuff to…

Light the Night

I have to get me some of these! Throwies are a revolution in temporary art: invented by the Graffiti Research Lab, they can stick to anything that is ferromagnetic and glow for about two weeks. Graffiti Research Labs Useful for newmindspace’s Radical Illumination “On December 8th, we will create a thousand points of light when…

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Diwali – Eid Street Celebration

Gerrard India Bazaar celebrates Diwali and Eid every year in the Bazaar. This year these two important holidays happen to occur at the same time of the year. To celebrate the holidays, the Gerrard India Bazaar has planned Diwali-Eid celebrations for 2pm-10pm from Friday October 20th to Sunday October 22nd. Gerrard street from Greenwood to…

Celebrating the Light

Burning — Photo courtesy of LexnGer. Wow. Another wonderful year at Kensington’s Festival of Lights. Drums, dancing, lanterns, candles, and wonderful performances on rooftops and street corners. We were joined by friends and then proceeded to lose them in the crowds of celebrants. This year the market shops were open and the market filled with…

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Triple Gingerbread Dudes

. Last night I succumbed to a Solstice Eve baking frenzy and filled our house with the smell of warm gingerbread. Generally, I try and hold off any Xmas baking, shopping and decorating until after the Festival of Lights (tonight!!!!) which is the official start of the season in our house. This year it is…

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Chasing off the darkness.

Unite to ignite the longest, darkest night at the Festival of Lights in Kensington Market on December 21st. Fire breathers, stilt walkers, giant puppets, choirs, dancers, drummers all join in a lantern-lit carnival parade through Kensington Market culminating in a huge burning-man-esque revel at Bellevue Square Park. This is one of those wonderful community celebrations where…

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