2013 Portugal Day Parade in Toronto

July 5, 2013 | Debby

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Last month, the Toronto Public Library participated in the annual Portugal Day Parade. The event took place on Sunday June 9, 2013 with an inclusion of the Library Bookmobile! A new addition to the parade this year! 

  Toronto Public Library Book MobileToronto Public Library Book Mobile
[Photo Credit: Library staff members]

Portugal Day takes place in the first week of June each year with singing, dancing, and fun events within the Portuguese community. This year, the Alliance of Portuguese Clubs & Associations of Ontario celebrated Portugal Day with a week of events starting with a parade on Sunday June 9th and then a weekend celebration at Downsview Park on Friday June 14th - Sunday June 16th. 


Portuguese Parade 2013Portuguese Parade 2013
Portuguese Parade 2013Portuguese Parade
[Photo Credit: Library staff members]

Have a look at a short clip of the parade!

 

For more photos of the 2013 Portugal Parade, have a look at Ossington Village News or the Alliance of Portuguese Clubs & Associations of Ontario.

For Portugal Day information from previous years:
Portugal Day 2011
Portugal Day 2012


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