Experience the energy of Folklorama, the largest and longest running multicultural event of its kind in the world! From traditional home-cooked meals to electrifying nightly performances by local, national and international entertainers, Folklorama will create a feast for the senses as you experience 40-plus cultural pavilions. Take home a keepsake of your visit by exploring the cultural display areas found in each pavilion.
What was originally conceived in 1974 as a one-time event to celebrate Winnipeg's Centenary and to present Folk music to local audiences, has grown to be an internationally acclaimed music event. The Festival is now the largest event of its kind in North America and one of the main summer, cultural attractions of the province of Manitoba.
Presenting live theatre in an informal, accessible and inexpensive environment, the Fringe strives to break down traditional boundaries between audience and artist, encouraging open dialogue between theatre-goers and theatre-creators. Audiences are invited to experience the work of seasoned veterans alongside that of emerging artists. Local, national and international performing companies benefit from working together and learning from each other in a vibrant and exciting festival atmosphere. In order to stimulate artistic innovation, applications for participation in Fringe Festivals are accepted on a non-juried lottery.
The Festival du Voyageur is western Canada's largest winter festival, celebrating the rich history, culture, traditions and folklore of the French-Canadian, and specifically the voyageur of the fur trade era.
Winter, spring, summer or fall, The Forks is must for a stunning array of dining experiences, incomparable shopping, a constantly changing slate of entertainment and events, and many unique attractions that encompass the site’s natural, historic and man-made features.
Freeze Frame provides educational opportunities for children and youth to explore the art of filmmaking through screenings of international film and video and hands-on workshops in a multilingual environment.
Our mission is to provide a diversity of world-standard performing arts and participatory activities that are educational, entertaining and accessible to young people from all social, economic and ethnic backgrounds.
Winnipeg Jazz Festival.
The International New Music Festival is one of the world’s most revered events of its kind. It’s a seven-day event that heats up a cold winter and explores music from the thoughtful and introspective to the wild and “in your face.” The WSO welcomes guest composers and artists from around the world to present a broad range of musical styles from around the world. Along with the thrilling and thought-provoking experiences audiences have come to know and love, the 2007 festival will add many dazzling new experiences to the mix.
The Winnipeg International Children's Festival is a charitable, non-profit, community-based organization.
FemFest is a national festival celebrating women theatre artists. We envision a future for Canadian theatre where plays by women comprise an equal number of productions in main stage regional theatres; where women directors, designers and performers are given equal opportunities; where the voices of women and the issues important to them are brought to life in theatres across the country.
Come in FULL COSTUME, strut your stuff, and join in the Mardi Gras Parade nightly. Be photographed as the main attraction! – and share with your friends!