And in the blink of an eye, March is here! With 152 days until the Folklorama Festival returns, there is a lot happening, so read on!
There's still time to advertise in the 2022 Travel Guide!
Manitoba’s favourite way to plan Pavilion visits, the Guide is printed and distributed across the province and is also available on our website which averages 1.4 million visits during July and August! Advertising in this guide is a fantastic opportunity to connect with the community and show your commitment to diversity!

Booking deadline is March 14, 2022! Please contact for more information.
Folklorama Tales
Moving the Needle on Asian Women's Equality & Inclusion in Winnipeg
It all started back in 2013 with Sharan Tappia’s vision of helping the most vulnerable women while simultaneously celebrating womanhood and women’s accomplishments, and mentoring youth. Her goal was to do so in a way that was unique from the organizations already established in the community...
Breaking Down Barriers: Phoebe Man & Her Taiko Journey
“In many ways, I think of my career as having been successful against all odds. While pursuing my professional career as an artist, I overcame limiting cultural beliefs regarding drumming and gender norms. I rehearsed regularly while pregnant, and I raised two successful children as a single parent”...
Committed To Comunity
One hundred and twenty-five years ago, something special happened in Wawanesa, Manitoba. Twenty farmers joined together to protect each other’s livelihoods by creating the Wawanesa Mutual Insurance Company. Those farmers chose to look after one another, giving back to their communities in the process, and to this day the positive impact is still felt...
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Don't miss out: the final FREE virtual workshops!
Keep the whole family engaged and entertained with our FREE virtual workshops! These workshops allow you to learn and get creative while at home. Tune in every Friday at 7:00pm CST on our IGTV, Facebook, or YouTube channel!
Apply for the Mark & Dorothy Danzker Scholarship For Excellence!
Together with the Jewish Foundation of Manitoba, Folklorama is pleased to announce the 2022 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 29, 2022.
Save the date: Annual General Meeting
More information coming soon! Contact Richele Philippot, Executive Assistant, for information on procedures, how to vote, etc. at (204) 982-6214 or
Planning is underway!
Exciting Festival milestones are happening! It was great to connect with all the Folklorama Pavilion Coordinators virtually at the first Pavilion Coordinators Meeting of 2022 last night. Everyone is hard at work behind-the-scenes!
Group Tours are back!
Become your own VIP with a tour option from the Folklorama Group Tour program! Whether you’re attending Folklorama’s world-famous Festival July 31st-August 13th, 2022, or coming to Winnipeg, Manitoba outside of the Festival, the Folklorama Group Tour program can plan your day, play, and stay!
Cultural Conversations: Sharing of Intangible Heritage - Episode 5
Press play to get to know Julia from the Spanish Folk Dancers!
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 Coordinator, Marketing, Communications & Engagement, Christena Leachman at .
International Women's Day Gala
Celebrate with Asian Women of Winnipeg for International Women’s Day, on March 13th, 2022! Buy your tickets to support AWOW’s signature event with lunch to honour outstanding women of Asian origin for distinguished service! Entertainment and dance to follow.
St. Patrick's Fest' 2022
Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day at St. Patrick’s Fest’ 2022 on Thursday, March 17th with McConnell Irish Dancers! It will be a fun-filled evening with performances McConnell Irish Dancers, Barefoot Ceili Band, Tom McDermott, and more!
Chai Folk Ensemble Concert: 'A Great Light'
This year, Chai will be launching a brand new album, the first in over ten years. This record will represent Winnipeg’s Jewish community, from those who have been here for generations to those who have just arrived.

In addition to the recording, this project will feature a full-length performance of the album through both song and dance.
2022 Rady JCC Ken Kronson Sports Dinner
Tickets and sponsorship packages are NOW AVAILABLE for the 2022 Rady JCC Ken Kronson Sports Dinner. There are PLENTY OF OPTIONS ranging from individual tickets to tables available.

Every dollar raised at the gala dinner will directly provide scholarships, camperships, and community service programs for those in the community who need them most regardless of financial situation, ability, age, or cultural background.
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