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Francesco Yates, Chromeo Bring The Music (And Fireworks) Back For Parapan Am Games

08/08/2015 11:18 EDT | Updated 08/08/2015 11:59 EDT

Of the many successes of the 2015 Pan Am Games, one that was universally-praised was the Panamania program, which brought nightly music to Pan Am venues across Toronto.

Well, good news sports fans: The Parapan Am Games have begun and that means Panamania is back! The music was flowing last night in Toronto for the opening ceremony, thanks to Francesco Yates, an up-and-coming Toronto singer that we guarantee you'll be seeing a lot more of.

Here's Francesco at the opening ceremony:

This is my crazy face celebrating the #parapanamgames festivities !

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Owning the stage, singing “Better to Be Loved,” “Call” and “Honey, I’m Home.”

Had a wicked time kicking off the #ParaPanAm games tonight in #Toronto

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Yates is only 18 and dude can SING. Check out this older clip of him singing fellow Torontonian The Weeknd's "I Can't Feel My Face" with Shawn Mendes:

So yeah, Francesco pretty much brought the house down at York University stadium last night. Well done, we say!

A little later on, Montreal favourites Chromeo stormed Nathan Phillips Square to wrap up the first day of Panamania, and they did not disappoint either.

The electro-funk duo's most recent hit is 'Jealous,' prompting the obligatory pun:

The crowds were loving it:

And you know what else they loved? The fireworks. After seeing the CN Tower explode in a pyrotechnic blaze, Torontonians are hooked, and Panamania has nightly fireworks in store:

Whatever Toronto has spent on pyrotechnics for Pan Am ... totally worth it. #toronto2015 #panamania #chromeo #parapanam

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Big names like The Roots, Janelle Monae, Tanya Tagaq, and Jann Arden are expected to play for Panamania in the coming days. Don't put those dancing shoes away yet, Toronto.