We're all at home for a little while, but firmly believe staying connected to one another is as important as ever. This month we're sharing important COVID-19 updates, your Folklorama stories, and introducing Folklorama Feed!

From all of us here at Folklorama, we hope this note finds you and your loved ones healthy and safe. To help prevent the spread of COVID-19, we have decided to postpone (or host virtually) all meetings & upcoming workshops. In addition, to ensure the health of our staff, our office is currently closed. For more information, please read our full statement .
Introducing Folklorama Feed!
As a way for our members to continue sharing their culture, we will be sharing their talents with you on our Instagram channel! Folklorama Feed is a space dedicated to sharing, entertaining, and bringing people together during this difficult time. Follow along at @folklorama !

If you're a Folklorama member and are interested in sharing your talent and culture with the online community, please contact marketing@folklorama.ca for more information!
Folklorama Tales
These stories belong to you. They highlight the people of Folklorama, the driving force behind what makes this community so special. Do you have a Folklorama story to share? Send yours to cwright@folklorama.ca today.
Team Folklorama: A Volunteer Tale
There are some early childhood experiences that shape your life forever. For Dani Chase, it was her family’s passion for culture and their activeness in the community. While most toddlers were learning how to walk, she was being taught the old dance of her people; she was two and a half years old the first time she danced on a Folklorama stage ... (Keep reading)
  Bola Oriyomi & Ariya Afrika Cultural Dancers: A Teachings Tale
"Our society at large, especially our younger generation, needs to know the positivity in their own cultural background and of others. Folklorama creates the platform for cultural sharing with respect and love without traveling to different countries of the world.” ... (Keep reading)
 SYNERGY Dance Production: A Talent Tale
"SYNERGY Dance Production was founded by Sheila Bughao and Vanessa Gil in 2005, and started out as a small hip-hop dance group in Winnipeg, Manitoba. 
As the group grew over the years, SYNERGY became well-versed in translating their inspired concepts into unique and colourful dance routines."
Vickar Automotive Group – Caring About Community : A Sponsor Tale
Supporting Folklorama provides the opportunity for a company to reach a wide audience while aligning their brand with an internationally-recognized event that celebrates multiculturalism. When becoming a sponsor, companies should also consider benefits to their employees through volunteerism.” ... (Keep reading)
We're Hiring
We are hiring for our yearly seasonal positions!

If you're someone who likes to work hard, have fun and gain valuable experience, apply today!
Update: Scholarship Opportunity
We understand this is an unprecedented time, which is why we have decided to extend the Mark & Dorothy Danzker Scholarship deadline to May 15, 2020. For more information about this opportunity, please visit our website!
Marketing Opportunity
Did you know that there were over 455,000 pavilion visits in 2019? Advertise to this broad audience with your ad in the 2020 Official Folklorama Travel Guide. With the Guide printed and distributed across Winnipeg and Manitoba, social media sites that have a combined following of over 30,000, a robust network of over 20,000 volunteers, and a website that reaches over 1.4 million visitors a year, advertising in this guide is a must.

Spaces are going fast - over 40% sold out! To book your ad, please respond by Friday, May 15 th. Booking early will ensure the best placement and size guarantee.

Contact Briar Boyko, Community & Sponsor Development Manager for more information at bboyko@folklorama.ca .
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