Photos: Tiffany Shum
On Saturday, November 23rd from 5:00pm – 7:00pm, the Bloor-Yorkville BIA (BY BIA) and Canadian pop-star Ruth B. celebrated the festive season with Holiday Magic, a free public concert and lighting ceremony that took place in the Village of Yorkville Park.
Having received the coveted Juno award for Breakthrough Artist of the Year in 2017, Ruth B. will take the stage to deliver an exciting lineup of her top hits, including the widely recognized international hit single “Lost Boy”, which has accumulated over 450 Million streams. “Lost Boy” has been certified 3x Platinum in the US, 4 x Platinum in Canada and 2 x Platinum in Sweden. She will also perform her hits “Superficial Love” and “Mixed Signals”. Ruth continues to sell out live shows across Canada and the United States, while ultimately touching her fans with her incredible vocal and piano interpretations of life and love. This will be Ruth B.’s first Toronto appearance in support of her latest EP “Maybe I Will Find You Again” and her single “Slow Fade”.
Holiday Magic is a community celebration that featured an impressive live performance from Ruth B. and the annual “Flick the Switch” Lighting Ceremony with the event in support of the Canadian Foundation for Aids Research (CANFAR)
The BY BIA invited the community to the Village of Yorkville Park in support of CANFAR as they transformed Bloor-Yorkville with a vibrant display of lights. The highly anticipated event illuminated the neighbourhood for the Holiday Magic season (November 23rd – December 31st), creating a unique destination for patrons of the neighbourhood to shop, dine and take in the area’s art and culture while surrounded by festive lighting.