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Flag Raising Ceremonies – ACAPO Portugal Week

June 8, 2017

PortugUESE Flag Raising Ceremony – Toronto city hall

at noon
Nathan Phillip’s Square, Toronto City Hall
100 Queen Street West, Toronto

Please join us and the Alliance of Portuguese Clubs and Associations of Ontario for the ceremonial raising of the Portuguese flag at our City Hall on Thursday, June 8, 2017 at 12:30pm

in honour of Portugal Day.   The flag-raising ceremony will be accompanied by performances of the Canadian and Portuguese national anthems and will help get you in the festive move for this great coming

weekend! We hope to see you there.


Proclamation Of Portugal Day – Queen’s Park

at 3:00pm
Queen’s Park
47 Queens Park Crescent East, Toronto

Ground-breaking Ceremony of Pessoa Park – Peel Ave and Dufferin St

at 6:30pm
New Pessoa Park

405  Dufferin Street, Toronto

Dear Friends,

Please join me on Thursday June 8, 2017 at 6:30pm for the Pessoa Park Ground-breaking Ceremony at the site of the future park at the corner of Dufferin St and Peel Ave! “Pessoa” means person in Portuguese and Pessoa Park was named by the community earlier this year to celebrate the neighbourhood’s rich Portuguese heritage and the park’s role as a place for people to gather. Pessoa also happens to be the name of one of the most celebrated Portuguese Poets, Fernando Pessoa. The park will include a new public square with water jets, landscaped gardens, and a connection to the future extension of the West Toronto Railpath, cementing its role as an hub for our community.

I hope you can join me for this exciting event and I look forward to seeing you there!

Sincerely,   Ana Bailão



 at 8pm
Luis De Camões Way
722 College Street, Toronto

Check acapo.ca for updates and full Portugal Week Program


June 8, 2017
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Nathan Phillip’s Square, Toronto City Hall
100 Queen St W
Toronto, Ontario M5H 2N2 Canada
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