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November 5, 2003
Designs in Ice Backgrounders
  
Circus Orange creates high-impact circus and stunt-based performances and
custom entertainment shows. They are a group of highly dedicated circus
professionals, musicians, technicians and directors working together to provide
unique and extreme acts and spectacle productions. Their productions have been
called "a combination of circus, vaudeville and demolition derby." Circus
Orange has been performing and making a scene in Canada and abroad for more
than ten years. www.circusorange.com

IceCulture Inc. was founded in the early 1990s to produce ice punch bowls for
weddings. The company has since grown to fill a 12,000 square foot plant with
large capacity walk-in freezer storage and studio space, 50 blockmakers and a
number of punch bowl machines. Iceculture has eight permanent staff and
services expanding markets throughout Ontario, Michigan and New York. New ice
related products are constantly being developed to maintain the company's
position as a major player in the hospitality industry. www.iceculture.com

Ross Navarro started Ross Navarro Culinary Sculptures (RNCS) when he began
creating different varieties of edible centerpieces. Navarro has won awards at
carving competitions such as Ottawa's Winterlude, Toronto's Designs in Ice,
Niagara on the Lake's Hillebrand Winery Ice Carving Competition and Plymouth's
National Ice Sculptures Competition. He was also a member of the fourth placing
Team Canada at the National Ice Carving Association's International Ice Carving
Competition in Chicago. Navarro conducts demonstrations of vegetables, fruit
and chocolate carvings, fat sculptures and ice carvings at festivals and hotels
across the country.

Admission to Designs in Ice is FREE and getting there couldn't be easier!
Yonge-Dundas Square is located at 1 Dundas Street East. Take the TTC Yonge Line
subway (exit Dundas station).

For more information on all Cavalcade of Lights presented by Scotiabank and
other events produced by Toronto Special Events, call Access Toronto at
416-338-0338 or visit http://www.toronto.ca/special_events.

Media Contact:

Amber Authier
Event Supervisor, Marketing
Toronto Special Events
416-395-7318
aauthie@toronto.ca



 

 

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