• Jacqueline Taucar examines the intersections between the official institutional script of Canadian multiculturalism and the social performance of multucultural identities in Toronto’s International Festival Caravan, a festival that ran for nearly forty years under the mandate of showcasing the traditions of the city’s ethnic communities. Audiences that attended Toronto’s Multicultural Caravan Festival were more than passive observers, but rather participated in the complex and problematic identity formation process of creating the self and the “other.”