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Los Trompos: A Whirlwind of Color and Culture is Coming to Downtown Oakville's Towne Square

Updated: Jul 28, 2023

Get ready to embark on a vibrant and immersive journey through Mexican culture as the highly acclaimed art installation, Los Trompos, arrives in Downtown Oakville's Towne Square. From August 12 through September 4, locals and visitors alike will have the opportunity to experience the joy of these mesmerizing spinning tops.

Los Trompos, which translates to "The Tops" in English, is an interactive art installation that originated in Mexico City and has since captured the hearts of people around the world. Created by Mexican designers Héctor Esrawe and Ignacio Cadena, this enchanting exhibit celebrates traditional Mexican culture through a contemporary lens.

The installation comprises a collection of larger-than-life spinning tops, ranging in size and color. Each top is intricately designed with vibrant hues, intricate patterns, and a combination of materials, including wood and woven fabrics. The juxtaposition of traditional craftsmanship and modern design elements creates a visually stunning display that appeals to people of all ages.

Los Trompos is not just a static exhibition; it's a fully immersive experience that encourages interaction and play. Visitors are invited to spin, sit, and even lounge, and as you explore the installation you'll find yourself captivated by the kaleidoscope of colors, the whimsical movements, and the contagious energy that fills the air.

The installation's interactive nature fosters a sense of community and connection, bringing people together to engage in shared experiences. It's a perfect opportunity to make lasting memories with friends and family, as well as meet new people who share a love for art, culture, and creativity.

To inaugurate the arrival of Los Trompos, a kick-off celebration will take place on August 12 at 11 AM complete with the infectious rhythms of a mariachi band along with an official ribbon cutting. The kick-off celebration will set the stage for an unforgettable few weeks.

While you're in Downtown Oakville take some time to explore the charming streets and local businesses. From trendy boutiques and art galleries to cozy cafés and gourmet restaurants, there's something for everyone to enjoy. Los Trompos provides the perfect opportunity to make a day of it, combining art, culture, and a delightful shopping and dining experience.

Los Trompos is produced by Creos Touring,


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