2013 Muhtadi International Drumming Festival Grooves to a New Lineup!  The 14th Annual Edition of The Muhtadi International Drumming Festival Features an Eclectic Array of Drumming in Woodbine Park. 2013 Muhtadi International Drumming Festival Grooves to a New Lineup!

The 14th Annual Edition of The Muhtadi International Drumming Festival Features an Eclectic Array of Drumming in Woodbine Park. 

Toronto (Canada) – May 27, 2013 The 14th Annual Muhtadi International Drumming Festival will start off the Summer Festival  season at Woodbine Park on June 8th and 9th, 2013.  The Free Festival where all cultures come together, drumming and dancing to one beat!

The Muhtadi International Drumming Festival (MIDF) celebrates the drum , its universality as an art form, and its presence in all cultures around the world. Muhtadi International Drumming Festival (MIDF) is extremely proud to present the diverse group of Performers comprising the 2013 Lineup. MIDF is the only annual festival in North America celebrating the diverse range of the drum. It is a free festival that is gaining additional recognition year after year. The event promises to be a 2 day family-friendly celebration full of multicultural performances and passionate, artistic people.

Muhtadi International Drumming Festival (MIDF) 2012 Video Highlights muhtadidrum http://youtu.be/AzUIVUTwR6Q

MIDF takes place in Woodbine Park a part of the larger Beaches area in Toronto; a community known for its vibrancy, natural surroundings and great outdoor sound stage – a perfect location for this year’s MIDF because it mirrors the festival’s characteristics.

The park is situated at the corner of Coxwell Boulevard and Lake Shore Boulevard East. It is known to play host to various other summer festivals including the Beaches International Jazz Festival and the Beach BBQ and Brew Fest. Muhtadi International Drumming, the not-for-profit organization behind MIDF is excited to bring live music and dance to the versatile Woodbine Park because it’s well suited for the growing and energetic festival.

The Muhtadi International Drumming Festival official lineup announcement below!

The Muhtadi International Drumming Festival is organized & operated by the tireless efforts of DEDICATED VOLUNTEERS! We simply could not exist without the hard work, dedication and commitment of our incredible volunteer staff! And a big drum roll to all of our sponsors who are shown below.

The Muhtadi International Drumming Festival continues to provide a kaleidoscope perspective on the Toronto Drumming scene, with its family friendly party festival atmosphere. This year’s festival will be a blast for everyone attending and a great way to experience drumming. Mark your calendars for Saturday, June 8th and Sunday, June 9th and get excited to dance into the night with the MIDF line-up, kicking off the summer festival season!

For more information about the Festival, to volunteer, sponsor, become a vendor or to obtain colourful high resolution assets (available through Drop Box, Google Drive or FTP) or to arrange interviews, sound clips or video please contact:

Email: media@muhtadidrumfest.com

For additional information about the Muhtadi International Drumming Festival (MIDF), please visit: http://www.muhtadidrumfest.com
call 416-848-3838.

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Muhtadi International Drumming Festival 14th Annual Woodbine Park, Toronto, ON CANADA June 8, 9, 2013 The 14th Annual Edition of The Muhtadi International Drumming Festival, June 8-9, 2013 will take place for the 2nd year at Woodbine Park NE Corner of Lakeshore Blvd and Coxwell, Toronto (Beaches), Ontario, Canada. The Annual Muhtadi International Drumming Festival promises to be a 2 day family-friendly celebration full of multicultural performances and passionate, artistic people. This free festival has two Stages with over 50 performing groups. The family friendly Festival includes a Children’s Play Area, ethnic cuisine, exotic arts and crafts, workshop programs and for the adults in the crowd a strategically placed refreshment area. Interactive Long & McQuade Drum Zone. Please go to the website for the latest news. The festival celebrates the drum, its universality as an art form, and its presence in all cultures around the world.About Muhtadi International Drumming an arts and culture not-for-profit organization that hosts the annual free event held in Toronto on June 8-9th 2013Woodbine Park, Toronto Beaches and the annual Drum Beats program celebrating Black History Month. The festival celebrates the drum, its universality as an art form,  and its presence in all cultures around the world.

Muhtadi International Drumming gratefully acknowledges the assistance and support of:
Muhtadi International Drumming Festival Sponsors G98.7FM The Way We Groove, Now Magazine, Amsterdam Brewery, Appleton Estate Jamaican Rum, Bacardi, Canadian Heritage,  Gon Bops Percussion Drums,  Long & McQuade Musical Instruments,  Mobile Now Telecom, Ontario Arts Council, Toronto Arts Council