Los Trompos Arrives in Downtown Oakville

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Los Trompos is coming to Downtown Oakville! The vibrant and immersive art installation, Los Trompos, will be on display in Downtown Oakville’s Towne Square from August 12 to September 3. Residents and visitors alike will have the chance to immerse themselves in the beauty and joy of these larger-than-life spinning tops. The installation will start with a lively celebration on August 12 at 11 AM, featuring a live mariachi trio.

Los Trompos, meaning “The Tops” in English, originated in Mexico City and has captivated audiences worldwide by celebrating Mexican culture through contemporary design. The installation, created by Mexican designers Héctor Esrawe and Ignacio Cadena, and presented in collaboration with Creos, showcases a collection of intricately designed spinning tops in various sizes and vibrant colors. Crafted from a combination of wood and woven fabrics, these tops blend traditional craftsmanship with modern aesthetics.

Visitors to Los Trompos can interact with the exhibit, spinning, sitting, and even lounging on the captivating tops. The interactive nature of the installation encourages a sense of community and shared experiences, making it an ideal outing for families and friends of all ages.

To mark the arrival of Los Trompos, Downtown Oakville’s Towne Square will host a lively kick-off celebration on August 12 at 11 AM. Attendees and special guests will be greeted by the spirited melodies of a mariachi band, creating an atmosphere filled with excitement and anticipation for the official opening of the installation.

Los Trompos will transform Downtown Oakville’s Towne Square into a whirlwind adventure of vibrant colours and cultural significance. Take advantage of this unique opportunity to experience the joy and beauty of this internationally acclaimed art installation.

For more information, please visit www.oakvilledowntown.com

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