MARCELA ARANDA: MC on the Opening Reception Friday August 12

MarcelMarcela Arandaa Aranda born in La Paz, Bolivia is a well known Master of Ceremonies in the Latin American community in Toronto Canada. With her experience as a radio host under her belt, Marcela has participated in a wide range of corporate, social and community events.  Fluent in English and Spanish Marcela brings her energy and enthusiasm to keep the audience engaged. She has hosted events such as the International Hispanic Fiesta, The International Marinera competition, the Jose Feliciano concert among others.    

IVAN WANIS RUIZ : MC on Saturday August 13 6:00 pm – 11:00 pm

Ivan Wanis Ruiz is aIvan WR 2016n experienced event host, dancer and actor.  He was the official host of the Pan Am & Para Pan Am Games Torch Relays, Salsa on St. Clair and the New Year’s Celebrations at Nathan Philips Square.  When he is not speaking, he is dancing and teaching in Toronto. Ivan is also an accomplished actor and has most recently appeared on Orphan Black, Gangland Undercover and Covert Affairs.  You can find out more about Ivan at