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On the Waves of Ukrainian Music

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We are proud to announce that the documentary project On The Waves of Ukrainian Music has won an award at the Onyko Films Festival. It was recognized in two nominations at once: Best Music Video and Best Costume Design. This project is a tribute to the rich history, culture and traditions of Ukraine and all…

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“Ellegy”

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Director Mykyta Novokhatsky (Nick Newcastle) has started filming a new project called “Ellegy”. This is a touching story about a father and son who face a difficult time in their lives as they mourn the loss of someone close. The filming will be completed soon and at the beginning of the next year the most…

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Let’s Go To Mexico!

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Meet Mariachi Fuego Band from Toronto! Do you know what Fuego means in Spanish? Fire! Mariachi is the traditional Mexican music. Mariachi music celebrates the joys and struggles of ordinary people and is usually played at important events and holidays. You might have heard some well-known songs such as “Cielito Lindo”, “Guantanamera or “La Bamba”.…

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Celebrating Jewish New Year

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From Sunday September 25th till Tuesday September 27th the Jewish people all over the world are celebrating Rosh Hashanah, also known as the Jewish New Year. One of the attributes of this holiday is shofar, a Jewish ritual wind instrument, made from a horn. Its sounds are usually interpreted as a call to repentance. According…

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Lucky Bugs

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What is the most unusual collection you have ever seen? I bet not the one that you will see today. Check out our new episode from the Crazy Canuck Collections project! Mila from Toronto has a huge collection of figurines of ladybugs. She collected more than 600 items from all over the world. There are…

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Trip to Madagascar with Donne Roberts Band

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Watch a new episode of the Sounds of Canada project dedicated to the music from Madagascar. Donne Roberts Band was founded by Afro-Canadian musician, singer and composer Donne Roberts who has a unique life story. He was born on Madagascar, raised in Moscow, Russia (back then Soviet Union) where his parents worked as diplomats, and…

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Premiere Of A New Documentary

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We are delighted to invite you to the John Paul II Polish Cultural Center for the first public screening of the new documentary project released by ECG Productions  “When the Monuments Speak” (“Gdy Pomniki Mowia”). Recently we have written about this unique project dedicated to the history of the Polish community in Canada. The film…

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Tin Soldiers On Parade

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ECG Productions presents a new episode of the Crazy Canuck Collections project dedicated to Tin Soldiers. The main character – Oleg Sokruto is rightfully considered one of the most famous collectors of tin soldiers not only in Canada, but also in the world. Oleg was born in the city of Leningrad now Sankt-Petersburg. “The city…

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When The Monuments Speak

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ECG Productions has finished work on the documentary film “When the Monuments Speak”. The documentary is dedicated to the history of the Polish community in Canada. According to the Canadian Encyclopedia: “The first Polish immigrant on record, was Dominik Barcz, came to Canada in 1752. He was a fur merchant from Gdańsk who settled in Montreal.…

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Magic Sounds of Korean Drums

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A famous choreographer and drum player Mi Young Kim is one of the leading figures in the Korean-Canadian cultural world. She founded the Mi Young Kim Folk Dance Institute in Toronto in 1979. In 1987 the company was renamed to the Korean Dance Studies Society of Canada. In 2019, Mi Young Kim and her ensemble…

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