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Bring on the Sunshine 2021

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Lannois Carroll-Woolery

Chair of the Caribbean Canadian Association of Waterloo Region

Jean Claude Mutuku

Board Member, African Canadian Association Waterloo Region and Area

Nicole Brown Faulknor

Trauma Center Trauma Sensitive Yoga Facilitator (TCTSY-F) ​

Marlon Delano Nangle, MSc

Forging a path forwards together

Clarence Cachagee

Blessing and welcome

Berry Vrbanovic

Mayor of Kitchener

Bardish Chagger

MP for Waterloo, Minister of Diversity and Inclusion

Tichaona eKhaya

eKhaya Music

Sarah Thawer

JUNO-Award nominated drummer

Binty and Bintou Afro Tribal Dance

West African Dancers from Guelph

Juneyt Juneyt

Talented, passionate and glorious guitar

Black Roots Marimba

Talented percussion players and musicians!

Heritage Dancers, Nigeria

Energy, story and history in Dance!

Buganda Wedding Ceremony, Uganda

Queen Umu Nabie

Tiktok Queen of Sierra Leone

Margaret Mutumba

From the Kingdom of Buganda

Erroll Blackwood


Bridging the Gap Radio Show Tapiwa Ziyenge and Tichaona eKhaya

98.5 CKWR on Tuesdays at 10 pm

Alice Penny

Executive Director of Bring on the Sunshine, African woman, mother and baker

Tichaona eKhaya

Artist, African poet and dreamer

Laura Mae Lindo

MP for Kitchener Center, NDP Anti-Racism critic

D.J. Carroll

Magician and performer extraordinaire!

mikayla cooper

Representing the best of Canadian cooking with global inclinations

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Bring on the Sunshine

Bring on the Sunshine family day festival includes a musical stage line up, a market place of diverse and artisan items, and workshops.

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Information Booth

Need face to face help? come chat at the info booth!

BOTSunshine Shop

BOTS Online Store

BOTS Mentorship Program

Bring on the Sunshine Community Mentorship - launching in 2021!

Tim Louis

Government - Member of Parliament

Bring on the Sunshine Educational Booth

Come and learn some interesting facts during the Festival from one of the team members!

The AIDS Committee Of Cambridge, Kitchener, Waterloo & Area

AIDS Service Organization (ACCKWA)

Family & Children's Services of the Waterloo Region

It is our role to respond and work together with families, their supports and our communities to protect and care for children who have been abused or neglected, or who are at risk of being abused or neglected.


Maria DeBrouwer Arbonne Independant Consultant

GN Fashion and Accessories

African Jewellery, artwork & clothing

Onyx Intiative

Bridging the systemic gap between Black university/college students and recent graduates, and corporate Canada.

Juici Yoga

Yoga & Meditation Studio


Beauty and Hair Accessories


If you believe in equality. This is you! Are you an Ally? This is you! Black Intelligence. This is you!

Artshine Inc

Mobile Art School and Subscription Service


It takes a Village…

SMK African Foods Inc

Best Africa Grocery stuff in KW

African Women's Alliance of Waterloo Region

African Women's Alliance of Waterloo Region

African Association of Waterloo Region and Area (ACAWRA)

Supporting and connecting all Africans in Waterloo Region and surrounding areas

SHYNE Body Butter

Get your SHYNE on with our signature blend of shea butter, lavender oil, and Jamaican allspice!

Kitchener Pioneer Lions

1979-2021 Over 40 Years Of Serving! We Serve It’s That Simple

Black Lives Matter Waterloo Region

in partnership with ACWI (Promoting wellness in communities of African descent)

Creators Architecture

The best modern architecture

Habesha Community

This program started a couple of years ago to help few newcomer students with their homework and English.