Explore diverse cultures with our virtual workshops, take advantage of our post-secondary scholarship opportunities, sign up for a Dance & Music Convention, read stories of fellow Folklorama family members, and more!
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.
The Show Goes On: Interview on Engaging Culture with KEFI
This past summer, the KEFI Greek Folk Dancers performed on boulevards, and in the backyards of Winnipeggers, bringing joy to senior living communities and connecting with their culture. We wanted to learn more about how this group have been keeping their spirits and culture alive during COVID-19. We connected with Athena Dinos to learn more....(Keep reading)
Helping Our Youth Succeed
Aayush Vij wants to graduate with his degree in engineering from the University of Manitoba. As a youth member of Folklorama, it is important to the Folklorama family to help get him there...
Omneya Khalifa's Inaugural Folklorama Journey
"It is an experience I will not forget... being part of the first ever Egyptian Pavilion! It started as a small volunteering task with my daughter... Then things got bigger and bigger and suddenly, I became Pavilion Co-Coordinator"...(Keep reading)
Powering Folklorama Operations
What makes non-for-profit organizations like Folklorama successful, is having companies that support operational needs from software to hardware. Over the past three years, Powerland has been there...
Explore diverse cultures all month long!
As part of our new Ethno-Cultural Arts division, we are offering virtual workshops and classes to continue to take part in cultural sharing, understanding, and appreciation. Registration is open!

Visit our event calendar, choose the workshop(s) you want to attend, and reserve your spot today!
Métis Floral Beading
April 16 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Join Métis and Francophone artist Julie Desrochers (Prairie Owl Beads) as she weaves through the history of Métis beading through a visual presentation of traditional floral beadwork!
Ukrainian Egg Decorating Workshop
April 23 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Come join us in a online workshop to learn the intricate techniques for creating Pysanka, beautiful works of Ukrainian folk art as well as the tradition and symbolism behind them!
Ethiopian Coffee Roasting & Ceremony Class
April 30 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
We will be taking our guests through our beautiful Ethiopian Coffee Ceremony step by step and you will learn how to set up for your ceremony and make coffee from start to finish!
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.
Celebrate National Volunteer Week With Us!
The National Volunteer Week theme for 2021 is: The Value of One, The Power of Many. This theme reflects the awe-inspiring acts of kindness by millions of individuals and the magic that happens when we work together towards a common purpose.

Follow along with us on social media from April 18-24 as we celebrate you, our volunteers, by finding out why you volunteer!
Immersive Classroom Experience with Folklorama at School!
Did you know we offer Folklorama at School programming in French, too? This cultural experience enriches students' learning in a safe way with our virtual workshops that suit your specific needs!
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 Yom Ha'atzmaut with Chai Folk Ensemble!
Chai Folk Ensemble, in paternship with the Rady JCC and Robyn Braha School of Dance, are hosting their first ever Dance & Music Convention on April 18th to celebrate Yom Ha'atzmaut!

The full day of events includes virtual dance workshops, music workshops, Q & A with notable Chai alumni, and more! Check out the schedule - there is something for everyone!
Order a Danish Lunch To Go!
Our friends at the Scandinavian Cultural Centre have put together a delicious Danish menu for you to order from, safely pick up, and enjoy from home! Order deadline is 12:00pm, Friday, April 9, 2021!

By email at sccreservations@shaw.ca or by phone at 204-774-8047.
2nd Floor - 183 Kennedy Street
Winnipeg, MB