Niagara Falls Ontario L2G 7K3
The Rainbow Tower Carillon is located at the at the Canadian entrance of the Rainbow International Bridge on Falls Avenue. The Carillon is 165 feet tall and consists of a set of 55 tuned bells hung within this tower. The bells were cast and tuned by the John Taylor & Company of Loughborough, England. Bell castings began in 1941 but was interrupted by World War II. Work resumed in 1945 and was completed in 1947. The music range of this carillon is one of the broadest in the world. It covers a musical of four and a half octaves chromatic omitting the lowest semi-tone. Although a bell sounds one note, there are five distinct tones in every carillon bell. The bells cost $48,000 to make. The inaugural recital of the Rainbow Tower Carillon took place on July 1st 1948.
Other Art nearby:
(Buffalo) Artcrafters Gallery
(Buffalo) Artisans's Gallery & Gifts
(Burlington) Burlington Art Centre
(Dundas) Great Big Theatre Company
(Fort Erie) Gypsy Theatre
(Niagara Falls) Janrielle Gallery
08/14 Coming to The Niagara Falls area
Rochester Greek Festival Rochester NY May30-June2 Serving your favorite Greek pita sandwiches like Gyro, Souvlaki and Loukaniko. Try homemade Spanakopita, Greek Chicken, Pastichio, Moussaka, Stuffed Green Pepper and Tomato and Lamb Shank dinners.
Buffalo Greek Fest Buffalo NY May31-June2 Acquaint yourselves with our Greek Orthodox Church. Step into our culture and experience the sights, sounds and tastes of the birthplace of democracy – Greece. Enjoy the Greek food, feel the rhythm of the music, and dance a little!
Scandinavian Folk Festival Gerry NY July19-21 Swedish Food Every Day, Expanded Lecture Program, Feature Length Swedish Movies (with English subtitles), A Celebration of Hans Christian Anderson.
Sorrento Cheese Buffalo Italian Heritage Festival Buffalo NY August1-4 Cultural demonstrations including Tarantella Italian street dancers, Grape Stomping contests, Sicilian puppet shows. Second largest Italian street festival in the country.