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The World at Home : world music performers from Ontario

The diversity of Mariposa's performances expanded throughout the 1960s, particularly when the festival moved to the Toronto Islands.

Here is a recording from 1974 of Arabic music master George Sawa on qanun, accompanied by Ebrahim Eleish and Hannah(last name unknown) on drums, performing two traditional Arabic song suites.

Mariposa Festival 1978
From 1978 here is a snapshot of a drumming workshop featuring Abraham Kobena Adzinyah, Paula Yaa Johnson, Tackie Ofori, and Freeman Donkor.
Mariposa Festival 1968
A group of Indian performers from 1968.
Mariposa Festival 1975
A performance in 1975 of a dance and drum group who may be Atilogu Afrika, a Toronto-based Nigerian performance group.
Mariposa Festival 1975
Also from 1975 the Afro-Caribbean Theatre Workshop performed a number of folk dances.

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