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August 5, 2010
Media Advisory: Ecuador’s Independence Day to be celebrated at Toronto City Hall
As part of a Friendship City agreement between Toronto and Quito, Ecuador, the City of Toronto and the Ecuadorians Association of Ontario will host a flag-raising ceremony at Toronto City Hall in honour of Ecuador's national Independence Day anniversary.

In addition to the flag-raising ceremony, the celebration will include two festivals - at Toronto City Hall and Yonge-Dundas Square - featuring performances, Ecuadorian food and merchandise. The three events, listed chronologically below, are free to the public.

Third annual Ecuadorian Festival at City Hall
Date: Saturday, August 7
Time: 10 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Location: Nathan Phillips Square, Toronto City Hall, 100 Queen St. W.

Ecuador National Independence Day flag-raising ceremony
Date: Tuesday, August 10
Time: 12:30 to 1:30 p.m.
Location: Toronto City Hall Podium Roof, 100 Queen St. W.

Ecuadorian Festival at Yonge-Dundas Square
Date: Sunday, August 15
Time: 10 a.m. to 11 p.m.
Location: Yonge-Dundas Square

Toronto and Quito established a Friendship Agreement in 2006 for a close relationship promoting cultural understanding, educational exchange and economic relations between the two cities.

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Media contact: Vanna Petropoulos, Senior Policy Advisor, City of Toronto, 416-397-5409,



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