Category Archives: Wanderlust

The real Santa Claus launches online competition for children to win a live video call from Lapland

It turns out that happiness and well-being are linked to sustainability goals and Finland, being the happiest country in the world, wants to share their secrets. They are taking part in a global exposition in Dubai this year. Through the Finnish Pavilion the Finns are inviting people from around the world to participate in a competition to shape the world for future generations while giving them a chance to win a video chat with Santa Claus at the same time.

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Dalai Lama releasing album on his 85th birthday?

What if I told you that Tibetan spiritual leader, His Holiness, the Dalai Lama was dropping an album on his birthday next month? My initial reaction was “Fake news,” but then I thought what if it’s true?

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Live stream a benefit to support the legendary Apollo Theater tonight

Before Star Search, American Idol, The Voice, The Masked Singer, Eurovision Song Contest, Rhythm + Flow and other top talent competitions, there was Amateur Night at the Apollo. 

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Toronto Caribbean Carnival cancels festival to minimize impact of the global health crisis

The annual festival that attracts millions of people to frolic in the streets of Toronto in celebration of Caribbean arts and culture and a highlight of the summer; featuring elaborate costumes, Caribbean music, and food in the Grand Parade by the shores of Lake Ontario, has been thwarted by the coronavirus pandemic. 

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Atwood film gives us a glimpse of the ‘Handmaid’ author’s monumental life

Directors Nancy Lang and Peter Raymont spend two years jetting around the world trying to keep pace with the award-winning author of The Handmaid’s Tale, to capture memorable moments of her monumental life for their documentary feature film Margaret Atwood: A Word after a Word after a Word is Power.

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Voyage through time to experience a giant moon created from NASA robotic imagery

Mesmerized by its pull and transfixed by its beauty, humanity has forever been fixated with travelling to the moon despite its remarkable distance from Earth. But for the next few months the moon will be within reach, closer than it’s ever been to our planet. [article, video]

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Gerrard India Bazaar Festival of South Asia now a tourist attraction

The popularity of the Festival of South Asia on the July 13-14 weekend suggests that the annual event in the east-end of downtown Toronto has become a tourist attraction rather than the local street party it was in recent years. Does it stand to loose its roots the bigger it gets?

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Naked bike ride through downtown Toronto

A group of nude cyclists rode through the streets today. Wait, that’s not entirely true – some wore body paint, some helmets. Others wore bikinis or just colourful rainbow capes as they made their way north on Augusta Ave. through Toronto’s Kensington Market.

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New Disrupt Festival kicks off 25-city summer concert tour of North America

A brand-new festival is set to disrupt the music scene this summer by going back to the tried-and-true way of listening to music in a festival environment.

Rockstar Energy Drink Disrupt Festival poster
Disrupt Festival poster
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