Toronto's Yonge-Dundas Square was the host of the fourth annual Youth Day festival, which celebrates young artists in photography, music, dance and art. The nine-hour event also attempted to set a Guinness World Record.
On Sunday, approximately 10,000 people attended Youth Day 2010 at Yonge-Dundas Square in downtown Toronto. The fourth annual event celebrated more than 400 young artists involved in photography, music, dance and art. The event’s attendance surpassed the organizers expectations.
The event also attempted to set a Guinness World Record by doing the twist, which celebrated its 50th anniversary on Sunday. According to Metro News, the attempt was successful as 1,978 registered to join the dance, even Toronto Mayoral candidate Joe Pantalone.
Youth Day gave people the opportunity to listen up and coming musicians from the world of rock and rap. One of the first shows from a band called The Rescue from Rochester, New York. A rap artist then performed a duet and excited the crowd with his lyrics.
CTV News anchor Ken Shaw, MTV Host Nicole Holness, Juno nominee Kim Davis and many other local celebrities were also in attendance.