An exciting scholarship opportunity, seasonal job openings, special pricing for the upcoming Folklorama Night at the Manitoba Moose game, Annual General Meeting details, your St. Patrick's Day plans, and charming Folklorama stories - it's all here in the March Llama Tales!
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.
2019 Mark & Dorothy Scholarship Recipient: A Volunteer Tale
"When I received the news that I had won the Mark & Dorothy Danzker Scholarship for Excellence, I was extremely grateful. Cultural preservation has always had a special place in my heart, so receiving such a remarkable award named after exceptional people left me feeling honored." ... (Keep reading)
Wushu Manitoba Training Centre: A Teachings Tale
“Performing gives us a means to expand to more opportunities and to associate with other cultural groups,” states Ranie Laoag, WMTC member. “It is fun and we enjoy performing. We hope to impart some traditional Chinese culture, visually, musically and emotionally.” ... (Keep reading)
Bringing the Tropics to Manitoba - Clyde Heerah & the Paradize Band: A Talent Tale
“I like sharing my talent because it gives me a feeling of accomplishment with people especially when they show a desire to learn about it. Their smiles and interest in their questions to get more information is quite gratifying." ... (Keep reading)
Manitoba Liquor & Lotteries - Over 25 Years Strong: A Sponsor Tale
“Folklorama provides our corporation and more importantly, our employee volunteers, the opportunity to interact with a wide variety of Manitobans and visitors, and to experience and celebrate the diverse cultures that make up the fabric of our province." ... (Keep reading)
We're Hiring
It's that time of the year again - 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!
You're Invited!
An evening of food, friends and fun open to all youth aged 14-25! Enjoy pizza, hang with your Folklorama pals in a social environment, and partake in a Challah Workshop! You're invited (but not required) to bring a cultural dish to share.
Story Call Out - We want to hear from you
Do you have an interesting or heartwarming story about Folklorama? Do you volunteer at the pavilion your grandparents did? Has Folklorama helped you find some long lost relatives or rediscover your culture? If so, we want to hear from you!

Share your Folklorama story (and photos if you have) with us at cwright@folklorama.ca for a chance to be featured on our website and social media accounts!
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, April 13 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 .
Scholarship Opportunity
On behalf of the Jewish Foundation of Manitoba, Folklorama is pleased to announce the 2020 Mark & Dorothy Danzker Scholarship for Excellence. This is an annual award of excellence for ethno-cultural heritage preservation. There are five post-secondary scholarships of $1,000 each and one post-graduate scholarship of $2,500.
SAVE THE DATE: Annual General Meeting
Please note that our Annual General Meeting will be held Wednesday, March 18th, 2020 at Canad Inns Polo Park (1405 St. Matthews Avenue).

Registration - 6:30pm
Meeting - 7:30pm

This event is open to the public and all are encouraged to hear about our 50th edition accomplishments and where we're headed in 2020 and beyond!
Folklorama in the Community Events
Join us at Folklorama Night with the Manitoba Moose on Sunday, March 8! We will be filling the Bell MTS Place's concourse with sights and sounds from our Folklorama Talent - catch performances from Flying Lion Dance Troupe, Steve Kiz, Drum Caf é, and Magdaragat Philippines! Stop by our photo booth outside section 104 and say hi to our Youth Council, grab a selfie with the Folklorama Llama, and enter your name in our ballot box for a chance to win a signed jersey and Folklorama pack!

To receive special discounts on tickets, purchase them online using our friends of Folklorama link !
Upcoming Member Events
If members wish to submit 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 .
St. Patrick's Day Social

March 13, 2020
Time: 7:00 pm - Midnight
Location: Fort Garry Curling Club | 696 Archibald St.

What's happening?:
Party with the Irish on Friday, March 13 th at the St. Patrick's Day Social! There will be a DJ, food, 50/50 draws, tons of great silent auction prizes to win, and performances from the Brady Academy Irish Dancers!
St. Patrick's Fest 2020

March 17, 2020
Time: 5:30 pm - 11:59 pm
Location: Centre Culturel Franco-Manitobain | 340 Provencher Blvd.

What's happening?:
Celebrate the Irish with traditional Irish food and beverages, live entertainment from the McConnell Irish Dancers, an Irish market, silent auctions, and activities for all ages!

Visit the official Facebook event page for tickets.
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Winnipeg, MB
204-982-6210