New Ethno-Cultural Arts division announcement, an employment opportunity, Safe at Home Manitoba workshops, post-secondary scholarship opportunity, a virtual International Women's Day gala, and more! Keep reading - it's all right here!
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.
Rhythms of Brazil in Canada
Marco Castillo was raised in a musical environment; his music education began before he ever touched an instrument. His father, a professional musician, toured the world and produced records, often making a variety of music at home...(Keep reading)
Go Local: Beaver Bus Lines Partnership
Supporting local has always been important to Folklorama and the partnership with Beaver Bus has been the backbone of the tour business for decades. Beaver Bus Lines is 100% Manitoba owned and operated and their story is one of inspirational entrepreneurship for generations to come...(Learn more)
Dan Figsby & The Barley Mow Band
“Folklorama presents the opportunity for an audience to experience several cultural delights at one sitting. Let us hope and pray and do the work that we can all continue to perform that message to audiences for years to come"...(Keep reading)
A Manitoba Government Grant Success Story
Two months ago, we announced we had received the Manitoba Government’s Safe at Home program grant. With three programs left in the 11-part series, today we are announcing the creation of our Ethno-Cultural Arts division. The division includes the Folklorama at Home, Folklorama at Work, and Folklorama at School programs launched last year, but will now incorporate workshops and classes. 
 
The first virtual workshop is scheduled for April 9th, 2021 and will feature painting for passion without using a brush with local Latin American artist, Jorge Figueroa. More virtual and eventually in-person workshops will be announced shortly!
Mark & Dorothy Danzker Scholarship for Excellence Opportunity!
Together with the Jewish Foundation of Manitoba, Folklorama is pleased to announce the 2021 Mark & Dorothy Danzker Scholarship for Excellence. This is an annual award of excellence for ethno-cultural heritage preservation.

There are eight (8) post-secondary scholarships of $1,000 each.

All applications are due Friday, April 30, 2021 by 5:00pm.

Don't miss out: our final 3 #SafeatHomeMB workshops!
In partnership with the Safe at Home Manitoba grant, March's FREE virtual programming includes Brazilian beats, how-to Irish dance class, and traditional Ukrainian bread & dough decoration!

Visit our event calendar, choose the workshop(s) you want to attend, and reserve your spot today!
We're hiring!
Folklorama is looking for a Manager, Partnership and Events! We're looking for a results-driven, creative, and energetic individual with strong initiative and attention to detail. Sound like you or someone you know? For more details, check out the job posting on our website!
Thanks for reading Folktales with Folklorama!
Thank you to everyone who followed along in February for #ilovetoreadmonth! We hope that you enjoyed learning about some of the Folklorama family's favourite folktales as much as we have enjoyed sharing them with you!

If you missed the Facebook live readings, find them on our Facebook page or check out the Folktales with Folklorama playlist on our YouTube channel!
Welcome new Folklorama members!
Folklorama is a proud member-based organization helping individuals, performers/artists, and organizations connect to Winnipeg’s diverse multicultural community. Through your membership, you are supporting Folklorama’s mission of celebrating diversity and promoting cultural understanding.

Welcome to the Folklorama family:
Anastasia Pasieczka
Bridget Peterson
Susan Shortill
Congratulations Honour 150 recipients!
Congratulations to all Honour 150 recipients, an award recognizing outstanding people from across the province! A special cheers to several members of the Folklorama community who received this honour! Well done!

Congratulations to:
Diane Dwarka
Gunvor Larsson
Lesia Szwaluk
Sharan Tappia
Titi Tijani
Sylvia Todaschuk
Member News & Events
If members wish to submit news or upcoming events for inclusion in Llama Tales, please do so no later than the second week of the month before the event takes place. Event and details can be sent to our Marketing & Communications Coordinator, Christena Wright at cwright@folklorama.ca .
Celebration of International Women's Day 2021
On behalf of Asian Women of Winnipeg (AWOW), we would like to invite you to join their awards dinner in celebration of International Women’s Day which will be held on Saturday March 13th 2021 at 5:30 pm.

The event is free, but AWOW is requesting a minimum $10 donation, with money raised donated to women's shelter Willow Place Inc.

Follow Asian Women of Winnipeg on Facebook to learn more! Must pre-register for event!
Fiesta Desde Casa 2021!
In partnership with the Safe at Home Manitoba program, the Mex Y Can Association of Manitoba is hosting a series of virtual events all month long! Visit the event calendar on their website to learn more about their offerings and register!
Ethiopia 13 Months of Sunshine!
In partnership with the Safe at Home program, the Ethnocultural Council of Manitoba (ECCM) is pleased to invite you to: Ethiopia-13 Months of Sunshine Virtual Cultural Show featuring Ethiopian Society of Winnipeg Inc!

Scan the QR code on the pose to join the celebration on March 14th, 2021!
FOLKLORAMA
2nd Floor - 183 Kennedy Street
Winnipeg, MB
204-982-6210