11th CPAC Annual Summer Festival to be Held on June 21 at L’Amoreaux Park

Featuring Silver Olympic Medalist Jason Burnett

June 10, TORONTO –The 11th CPAC Annual Summer Festival will be held on Saturday, June 21st at L’Amoreaux Park, Picnic Area A & Shelter, at Birchmount Rd and McNicoll Ave, Scarborough.

The Summer Festival is a one-day, family event with various performances and activities. The Festival will have three activity areas: performances on stage, food & other vendors, and games and fun area for children and family. There will be many activities and prizes for all ages. There will also be many giveaways and discount vouchers to participants. RBC Royal Bank, the event’s gold sponsor, will give out hundreds of gift items. There will be a lucky draw for the grand prize of two air tickets and a second prize of two nights hotel stay in the Harbour Inn & Resort.

For the first 200 CPAC members who attend the event, each will get a gift package.

There will be activities and entertainment throughout the day. Performances include singing, dancing, fashion show, instrumental performances, martial arts performance and a mini-circus performance that will delight children and adult alike. A Youth Talent Show will certainly draw the attention of many. And the 10 play stations will provide great fun and prizes for children.

One of the highlights of this year’s Summer Festival will be the special appearance of Jason Burnett, RBC Ambassador and 2008 Canadian Olympic Silver Medalist in trampoline. Mr. Burnett is currently the world record holder for most difficult jump in competition. Burnett’s sponsor, SpringFree Trampoline, will be providing the trampoline for him to showcase his Olympian prowess in a trampoline performance. Following the performance, the trampoline is free for everyone to jump on for the rest of the day.

RBC’s mascot, Leo the Lion, will also be attending the festival to take photographs with the children. “RBC is proud to be the gold sponsor of this year’s Summer Festival – Celebrate Canada,” said Anthony Lam, RBC Regional Vice President, Markham, “CPAC has grown into such an influential national organization, and we are honoured to be able to partner with them all year round.”

The Summer Festival – Celebrate Canada is also supported by Canadian Heritage.

As always, the Summer Festival is open and free to everyone. However, interested sponsors, vendors and exhibitors need to contact CPAC beforehand, so do candidates for the audition of the Youth Talent Contest. Interested parties should contact Tinna Xu at (416) 298-7885 ext. 112 or tinna.xu@cpac-canada.ca to register.


Facts of 11th CPAC Summer Festival:

Time&Date: 11:00 am-6:00 pm June 21, 2014

Address: L’Amoreaux Park, Picnic Area A & Shelter,

3075 Birchmound Road, Scarborough, Ontario M1W 2G1 (Southeast of McNicoll & Birchmount)

More info on vendor recruitment

More info on Youth Talent Contest

About CPAC

The Chinese Professionals Association of Canada (CPAC) is a federally registered, not-for-profit organization with the objective of serving and representing the interests of immigrant professionals. The Association has a membership of 29,000 across Canada and is the largest of its kind in Canada. Since its inception in 1992, it has expanded to serve diverse internationally trained professionals and plays an increasingly important role in our multicultural Canadian society, particularly in the Greater Toronto Area.


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2014 CPAC Summer Festival, will be held on June 21 at L’Amoreaux Park. The photo was shot at the press conference of the event. From the left: Mr. Andi Shi, Executive Director of CPAC; The representative of the Gold sponsor, Mr. Wing Tai Lam, Branch Manager, RBC; Mr. Anthony Lam, RBC Regional Vice President, Markham; Ms. Banggu Jiang, Vice President of CPAC; Ms. Jennifer Shen, President of Multi-Culture & Folk Arts Association of Canada; Ms. Suqiu Chen and Ms. Chengzhu Xu, representatives of Chinese Professional Women of Canada.