Welcome to your 2nd behind-the-scenes edition of Folklorama - One Unified Virtual Experience. One Multi-Cultural Fusion Experience, presented by Manitoba Liquor Marts!

Today you will learn about what the first night of the event will look like. You will get an in-depth look into the must-have goods and wear found in the Ethno-Cultural Virtual Marketplace, as well as restaurants you NEED to try during Ethno-Cultural Food week! Read on!
Each Folklorama Fusion show starts with a blessing from Folklorama member, Elder Barbara Nepinak, founder and coordinator (along with her husband, Clarence) of the Summer Bear Dance Troupe.

Today, The Summer Bear Dance Troupe is comprised of Ojibway, Cree, Assiniboine, and Sioux tribes and three generations of Nepinaks... (Keep reading)
Friday, August 6 - Folklorama Fusion: Asia
Travel through diverse Asian cultures where you will witness the beautiful artistry of the Korean Fan Dance, watch the Chinese Lion come to life, and hear the heartbeat of Asia! Before each performance, you will get to learn about each ethno-cultural performance and the importance of keeping culture alive!

The lineup:
Hinode Taiko
Manitoba Korean Dance Group
India School of Dance, Music and Theatre Inc.
Magdaragat Philippines Inc.
The Flying Lion Dance Troupe
Rediscover Manitoba with a culinary tour of diverse restaurants!
If food is what first comes to mind when you think "Folklorama", our Ethno-Cultural Food Week is for you! It runs August 1st-8th, but you can give your tummy a head start by checking out the restaurants below!

Join the celebration! Contact Katie Green at kgreen@folklorama.ca to participate in Ethno-Cultural Food Week.
Treat yourself to reimagined Asian-fusion dishes bursting with flavour from Meal Set Bistro! We're talking poke bowls, sashimi, tapas, sushi rolls - the menu goes on and on! Meal Set Bistro also offers dairy free, gluten free, vegan, and vegetarian options.

White Birch Bakery has a delectable assortment of traditional Slovenian and Scottish bites; from Slovenian peaches and medenjaki honey cookies, to almond crescents, cinnamon buns, and artisan loafs. Perfect for those with a sweet tooth!

Folklorama fans might remember tasting some of these goodies at the Slovenian Pavilion!
Craving authentic Middle-Eastern and Mediterranean cuisine? Les Saj is your one-stop-shop! Whether you're searching for halal meats, shawarma wraps, or a selection of vegetarian and vegan options, you'll find it on their menu!
The Churro Stop is a family business that brings Argentinian street food to the streets of Manitoba! Experience the taste of Argentina in the form of churros and empanadas crafted from recipes passed down through generations!
Hello shoppers!
We have your go-to Folklorama Pavilion favourites and soon-to-be new favourites listed on our virtual Ethno-Cultural Marketplace!

Join the community of vendors! Contact Katie Green at kgreen@folklorama.ca to be part of Folklorama's first virtual marketplace.
For A Hint of Heather, Folklorama Fusion is a chance to represent the Pavilion of Scotland and reconnect with those looking for Scottish souvenirs during the Folklorama season.

Shop Scottish/Celtic jewelry, clothing, housewares, and so much more!
HEYRU Canada Inc. is on a mission of bringing natural and artisanal products from Nigerian culture into Canadian local markets.

Searching for delicious hibiscus loose tea, shea butter, body-care wellness boxes, and other natural products? Look no further!
African Pot shares the richness of Ghanaian heritage and gives others the opportunity to learn about and embrace the culture!

Browse jewelry, beautiful beaded accessories, and a wide range of assorted products!
Teekca's Boutique was established in 1996 in Norway House, Manitoba and is now open at the Forks Market in Winnipeg! The shop showcases Indigenous roots and the art and crafts of the Indigenous people.

Teecka's carries a variety of handcrafted items such as moccasins, mukluks, beaded jewelry and take custom orders!

The 50/50 Raffle
Your support of the Folklorama Cultural Preservation Fund 50/50 raffle will help establish a granting program to support children and youth in the preservation of culture for generations to come!
Community Partner: Cambrian Credit Union
Since 1959, Cambrian Credit Union has grown to be one of the largest credit unions serving the Winnipeg and Selkirk marketplaces. They are an organization whose core values of integrity, innovation, and honesty, and whose substantial focus on community, compliments their connection with Folklorama...
Thank you sponsors!
We would like to extend our greatest gratitude to our generous sponsors, funders, and partners who made this event possible and support Folklorama on a year-round basis.

Find a full list of our 2021 sponsors on our website!
2nd Floor - 183 Kennedy Street
Winnipeg, MB