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This video presents “Scotiabank BuskerFest 2013 – Moving to Yonge!”
- “Here is some video captured at last year’s festival – just wait to see what we have in store for you this year! ON YONGE STREET!!!“
Scotiabank BuskerFest Opening Ceremonies
Admission is by Voluntary Donation to Epilepsy Toronto
August 22, 2013: 12 noon to 1PM in Yonge-Dundas Square
Incredible Acrobats, Break Dancers, Escape Artists and Internationally Renowned Acts!
INCLUDING RECREATION OF HARRY HOUDINI ICONIC STUNT!
- In celebration of the 14th annual Scotiabank BuskerFest.
- Scotiabank BuskerFest is the largest and most vibrant street performer festival in North America, attracting local and international talent.
- Toronto’s own Fire Guy will host the ceremony.
- Daryl Yeo, President, Epilepsy Toronto Board of Directors.
- John Doig, Scotiabank Senior Vice President, Toronto Region.
- A recreation of an iconic Harry Houdini stunt by Guinness World Record holder and British escape artist Rob Roy Collins will cap the ceremonies!
- Collins will attempt an upside down escape from a strait jacket while hanging from his ankles 100 feet in the air!
- Tied up in a strait jacket, he will be hoisted up by his ankles on the North West corner of Yonge and Dundas St., where he will attempt to escape and be lowered to ground as quickly as possible to avoid too much blood flowing to his head and passing out.
- A selection of MORE TOP BUSKERS at the festival performance as well including: