With the current pandemic shutting down businesses and keeping our kids away from school, our home represents not only our “safe zone“, a place to unwind, relax and rejuvenate, but also functions as our 24 / 7 central hub where we gather and process new info, work from home, learn, communicate with others via phone or computer and also find means of entertainment.

For those times when we need a break from the stress of the outside world, Gen’s Delights proposes this week’s lineup of amazing online sites that are sure to entertain the whole family :


The Montreal founded circus troupe Cirque du Soleil, is currently broadcasting unreleased productions on their YouTube channel with new specials every Friday!

Tonight viewers will get to see ZED! Originally designed for Tokyo / Japan , this is the first time Canadians will be able to see this great 60-minute show. A great way to wonder at the beauty of the human body in motion with your family.

To see the show click here: https://cirk.me/CirqueConnectZED


DIOR releases world famous DESIGNER of DREAMS exhibition online:

Take a Virtual Tour through 70 years worth of fashion from the comfort of your own home through one of Dior’s Most Famous Exhibits: “Christian Dior: Designer of Dreams” exhibition, which was held in Paris’ Musée des Arts Décoratifs in 2017.

Now available for Free on YouTube (above).


Virtual visit of the National Gallery of Canada

Discover this architectural gem, known for its spacious showrooms, bright Scotiabank Grand Hall, gardens and peaceful courtyards.

This Saturday, April 18 at 1 p.m. , Junia Jorgji, Chief Design Officer, invites you on a live architectural tour of the National Gallery of Canada. from their Instagram account of @MBACanada .


Made with the generous support of Shiplake Properties Limited.


Watch Andrew Lloyd Webber’s beloved musicals for free on YouTube for a limited time !

Webber’s musicals have won over millions of audience members worldwide. Now the composer and his Really Useful Group, in partnership with Universal, is offering free streaming broadcasts of the greatest Andrew Lloyd Webber musicals, including ‘Cats’ and ‘The Phantom of the Opera’ , each week on their dedicated YouTube channel : The Shows Must Go On!

Each show goes live on the channel on Friday at 7pm BST (2pm EDT, 4am AEST), and usually remains viewable for 48 hours afterward.


Hogwarts is Here- (HiH) is an online, fully-functioning Hogwarts created by passionate fans, for international fans to come together.

You are invited to signup, create a magical persona, participate in realistic online courses, consult library books, earn House Points, meet new friends, and so much more.

As the creators say : It’s Real for Us – and it’ll feel Real to You as well !

www.hogwartsishere.com


MoMA is currently offering Free Online Art Classes

Mandatory Credit: Photo by Vanessa Carvalho/Shutterstock (10445366g)

In MoMA’s free Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) on Coursera, you will hear directly from artists and designers, look closely at works in their collection and exhibitions, and join a community of learners unlike any other.

Students can enroll any time and complete the course at their own pace. Choose a course on their main website: https://www.moma.org/research-and-learning/classes or visit coursera.org/moma to enroll.