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 today.
From One Generation to the Next: Nicolas Matsuo's Volunteer Journey
Since a very young age, the Japanese community has been central to Nicolas Matsuo’s life. Matsuo’s grandparents taught him the importance of engaging with his heritage...(Keep reading)
Toe-Tappin' Along with The German Club Band
Did you know Winnipeg has its very own German band? (Click here to learn more)
A Birthday to Remember: A Folklorama At Home Story
“I never expected it would be just like going to Folklorama and with an even more personable component. The Zoloto Ukrainian Dance Ensemble was beyond belief amazing! The band duo knew exactly what to play. And we loved it! Everyone was so friendly, they felt like family”...(Keep reading)
Keeping Workers Safe: 1Life Workplace Safety Solutions Ltd.
Keeping workers safe since 2010 has been the backbone of 1Life Workplace Safety. 1Life Workplace Safety Solutions is a dedicated group of safety professionals, software programmers, and support team, passionate about sending workers home safe at the end of the day while...
Treat your team to an unforgettable holiday party!
Folklorama can help make your holiday party happen! From music and dance to food, Folklorama At Work can create an experience that makes you feel like you are all together again. Contact Agency Producer Christian at today!
Family, Friends & Folklorama Giveaway
In the spirit of Thanksgiving, we're hosting the Family, Friends & Folklorama giveaway across our social media platforms October 5 - 12, 2020! All week long Folklorama will be celebrating YOU - you inspire us so much!

To enter the giveaway, follow Folklorama on Instagram or Facebook and check in daily to find out how you can participate to win entries into this cornucopia of prizing!
Folklorama 2020-2021 New Board Members
We are pleased to welcome new and returning faces to our Board of Directors for
2020-2021. Meet the new Board of Directors elected at Folklorama's Annual General Meeting on October 1, 2020:
Deborah Bowers, APR has several years of experience in marketing and communications. Having worked in government, as an entrepreneur, and in an international consulting firm, Deborah also served as Folklorama’s Director of Marketing & Communications from 2012 to 2015. Currently, she is Communications Lead for the Planning, Property & Development Department for the City of Winnipeg. In the past, she has served on the Board of Directors for the Manitoba Chapter of the Canadian Public Relations Society and also served on the United Way Winnipeg ‘Peg Marketing Advisory Committee. Deborah is also a member of the Manitoba Métis Federation. Deborah values cultural diversity and Folklorama holds a special place in her heart. 

Kim Ly is a Senior Manager in Deloitte LLP’s Winnipeg Assurance services practices. She is a CPA, CA and Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) with over six years of experience in providing audit, advisory, financial accounting, and related services. Kim has been involved with Folklorama since 2013. She has served as a member of the Youth Committee, Licensing Committee, and Finance and Audit Committee. In addition, she is a part of the Flying Lion Dance Troupe (FLDT), which is also a member of Folklorama.
George Wong, FCMC, MBA, B.Sc., CTM is an entrepreneur, former CEO for a healthcare facility in the United States, and a Certified Management Consultant with an MBA from Ivey Business School. George has served on numerous for-profit and non-profit boards, including as founder and past president of the Immigrant and Refugee Community Organization of Manitoba (IRCOM). He is a community leader with a keen sense of the integral role of multiculturalism and cross-cultural interactions as drivers for community development. George’s top priority is to foster the continuous improvement and enrichment of Folklorama.

Membership Renewal
Folklorama Members, don’t forget membership renewal is coming soon!

If you have any questions or want more information about becoming a member, contact Wynne Au, Director of Member and Festival Services at 204-982-6218 or
2019 Annual Report
Last night Folklorama held the organization's first virtual Annual General Meeting and were able to reflect on the 50th Festival, members, programs and initiatives that took place in 2019!
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 .
Attend a book festival in your own living room!
The Rady JCC teamed up with the JCC Literary Consortium to bring you dozens of the most popular and talented authors right to your living room through the Book Festival of the MJCCA. You are invited to join in the numerous events running now through mid-November and get inspired and educated by the stories and ideas of great authors, all while supporting the Rady JCC. Half of the profits from each ticket sold will be shared with the Rady JCC and support Jewish life in their community. Pre-registration is required for all events.
Searching for a new studio to rent?
Zoloto Ukrainian Dance is offering their studios to rent to various dance, culture, sports and fitness groups at competitive pricing! They have two 1,000sqft studios for rent by the hour, with special discounting for community and non-profit groups. Located at 1301 Admiral Ave. Please contact Zoloto Ukrainian Dance for more information.
Experience Irish Dance for yourself!
2020-2021 McConnell Irish Dance registration is open! They're offering both in-person and online classes open to all ages and levels. Due to restrictions, class sizes are reduced, so register ASAP!
2nd Floor - 183 Kennedy Street
Winnipeg, MB