Festival of rights: video fun for kids!

A free series of on-demand video activities and performances that celebrate the right to play.

July 13 to September 6, 2021

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A performer wearing a tuxedo stands in front of a display of multi-coloured balloons.

Photo: CMHR, David Lipnowski

Event details

This summer, we’re bringing the fun to you! Gather up the family and watch our new kids video series wherever you are and whenever you want.

Cost:

Free

Schedule:

Tuesday, July 13 to Monday, September 6, 2021

Language: All videos include content in English and French and are subtitled in either English or French.

Each episode includes a variety of performers, singing, dancing, teaching, clowning around and more.

Anyone aged 12 and younger will have fun watching, learning and playing along with high‐energy English and French children’s performers. These delightful shows are screen time you can feel good about.

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Episode 1

Dance along to the pronoun song and learn Pow Wow steps. Then have fun with hula hooping and colourful balloons. (Duration: 26:45)

Performers: 

  • Rob Malo/TiBert le Voyageur,
  • Jessee Havey and the Banana Band,
  • Jake Chénier,
  • Sleepy the Clown,
  • Bella Flett,
  • Momentum Aerial & Acrobatic Troupe,
  • Mimi and Coco.

Video: Festival of rights – Episode 1

Episode 2

Learn to sing ”hello” in many languages. Then sign along in American Sign Language to the “Mosquito Song.” Discover the freedom of expression and movement in the Fancy Shawl Dance. (Duration: 25:13)

Performers: 

  • Rob Malo/TiBert le Voyageur,
  • Aaron and Kim Burnett,
  • Sleepy the Clown,
  • Bella Flett,
  • Momentum Aerial & Acrobatic Troupe,
  • Madame Diva and Micah
  • Zesta the Filth Warrior
  • Lulu and the TomCat.

Video: Festival of rights – Episode 2

Episode 3

Magic, puppets, juggling and acrobats – this episode has it all! Learn a new trick, break a sweat, and enjoy a puppet show about friendship. (Duration: 35:09)

Performers: 

  • Rob Malo/TiBert le Voyageur,
  • Al Simmons,
  • Patrick Grégoire,
  • James Culleton,
  • Sleepy the Clown,
  • Zesta the Filth Warrior
  • Mimi and Coco.

Video: Festival of rights – Episode 3

Episode 4

Make some music! Listen, learn and sing along as musicians play the ukulele, drums and guitar. Drum on whatever you have nearby and learn about other languages – including sign language. (Duration: 41:34)

Performers: 

  • Rob Malo/TiBert le Voyageur,
  • Jake Chénier,
  • Aaron and Kim Burnett,
  • Sleepy the Clown,
  • Jay Stoller,
  • Madame Diva and Micah
  • Zesta the Filth Warrior
  • LuLu and the TomCat,
  • Sarah Teakle.

Video: Festival of rights – Episode 4

Episode 5

Featuring Al Simmons – need we say more? You’ll laugh as you learn, sing and play along with singing and drumming and acrobatics. Plus, learn new moves in a Circus-at-home workshop! (Duration: 41:27)

Performers:

  • Rob Malo/TiBert le Voyageur,
  • Mimi and Coco,
  • Fubuki Daiko,
  • Jessee Havey & the Banana Band,
  • Momentum Aerial & Acrobatic Troupe,
  • James Culleton,
  • Sleepy the Clown,
  • Al Simmons.

Video: Festival of rights – Episode 5

Please note that this program is subject to change or cancellation without notice.