One year countdown to TO2015 – Pan Am and ParaPan Am Games

Nathan Phillips Square will come alive with exciting free programming from Friday, July 11 to Saturday, July 12 as we kick off celebrations marking one year to go until the start of the TORONTO 2015 Pan Am Games.

On Friday, July 11, Soca superstar Machel Montano, direct from Trinidad, will electrify the crowds Friday as part of PANAMANIA, presented by CIBC, along with Dwayne D’ Bandit Pitt and Dr. Jay de Socaprince. On Saturday, July 12, Venezuelan-born Toronto Raptors star Greivis Vasquez will be on hand ready to give coaching tips on the three-point shot.

“Toronto is a world-class city full of first-class people who come out and cheer on their sport teams and their city,” said Vasquez. “I am so excited to help kick off the one year countdown to the TORONTO 2015 Pan Am/Parapan Am Games. It’s a way for me to give back to this unbelievable city that has become a true home for me and my family and given us so much. I am so thankful to have this opportunity and can’t wait to help celebrate with all of you.”

Be sure to check out the WE ARE PAN AM schedule and map for more information about all the events taking place at Nathan Phillips Square on Friday and Saturday. All events are free and accessible.

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