London, Ontario, Canada
Mercedes Caxaj & Alfredo Caxaj
Based in London, Ontario, Canada since 1989, the SUNFEST-London Committee for Cross Cultural Arts Inc. is a non-profit arts organization with a strong mandate to support diversity and artistic excellence in music, dance, and the visual arts.
Its signature event SUNFEST, is a World Music & Jazz festival that every summer in July features over 40 professional national and international music ensembles and attracts more than 210,000 annual visits from near and far. Since its inception 26 years ago, the summer festival has become an international tourism draw, with keen attention placed on cross-border and overseas promotion. The Sunfest team participates as well all year-round at many of the leading jazz & world music showcase festivals to scout la crème de la crème of global talent.