August Events: Folklorama Edition Week 2 (August 13th- August 19th)

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Welcome back to the second week of Folklorama with a brand new lineup of amazing pavilions until the 19th of August.

Prepare to embark on a journey filled with cultural wonders and unforgettable experiences for the entire family!

Africa/Caribbean Pavilion-

Join the Africa/Caribbean Pavilion at Folklorama’s 52nd Festival for an unforgettable celebration! Experience the mesmerizing performances of Prince Jo Jo, the incredible limbo dancer & fire eater from Ocho Rios, Jamaica.
Savour the flavours of the Caribbean with delicious Jerk Chicken, Curried Chicken, Calypso Ribs, and much more. Don’t forget to leave room for dessert!


Belgian Pavilion-

Welcome to Belgium, the land of delights!  Discover the magic of chocolate, the scrumptiousness of waffles, the elegance of lace, and the richness of their world-famous beers! Experience the charm of their farming community as they take you on a journey through captivating displays of pole archery, lace making, and try your hand at Belgian bowling.


Casa do Minho Portuguese Pavilion-

Immerse yourself in the vibrant cultural of Portugal’s Minho Pavilion! Discover the beauty of their customs, culture, traditions, and get a glimpse of their enchanting festivals/celebrations that light up the year.


Chinese Pavilion-

Did you know that the Chinese Pavilion is one of the original Folklorama Pavilions since 1970! They have brought life and joy to the streets of Winnipeg’s historic Chinatown.

Step inside the iconic Dynasty Building, which now serves as the cherished home of the Winnipeg Chinese Cultural Centre. Prepare to be enchanted by their spectacular show and mesmerizing cultural display, as they continue to uphold their tradition of showcasing the beauty and richness of Chinese heritage.


Cuban Pavilion-

Get ready for “One Night in Havana”! Be mesmerized by the rhythms of Cuban music, blending the best of old and new Cuba. Enjoy their delectable cuisine, and pair it with a refreshing Cuba Libre or Mojito beverage.


First Nations Pavilion-

Step into the vibrant world of North America’s First Nations at their Pavilion! Take part in a cultural extravaganza with fun activities, interactive displays, and captivating performances that celebrate the richness of their heritage!

Indulge in the mouth-watering flavours of their famous Indian tacos, and satisfy your sweet tooth with a delightful cultural dessert that’ll leave you craving for more!


German Pavilion- 

From “The Brothers Grimm” to timeless tales like “Hansel and Gretel”.  Be part of a journey through history, unraveling the enchanting stories that shaped our imaginations.

Enjoy a large variety of  German Pavilion classics, including Schnitzel, Spaetzle, and of course, your favorite German Beer! Let your taste buds relish the authentic taste of Germany.


Hungary-Pannonia Pavilion- 

Experience the best of Hungary at the Pannonia Pavilion! Indulge in flavourful food, bask in warm hospitality, and dance to the rhythm of their lively music! Discover their Hungarian market filled with exquisite jewelry, cooking utensils, and delectable food items, allowing you to take a piece of Hungary home with you.


Irish Pavilion-

Get ready to clap your hands and tap your feet! Be apart of an amazing showcase of local performers and enjoy a delightful array of authentic Irish delights.

Experience the magic of Ireland through captivating performances and savour the taste of traditional Irish treats!


Japanese Pavilion- 

Immerse yourself in the unique splendors of the Japan Pavilion! Experience the rich cultural tapestry of Japan and savour the taste of authentic Japanese cuisine.


Pabellón de España Pavilion- 

Step into the captivating world of Spain! Experience the magic of Sol de España dance group as they mesmerize you with the clicking of castanets and the rhythmic footwork of the Spanish Flamenco! Get ready to strike a familiar pose and be swept away by their spirited performance.


Scotland Pavilion- 

If you’re looking for a fantastic show filled with Scottish traditions, look no further! Discover the rich culture of Scotland with the Manitoba Highland Dancers’ traditional dances and the live pipes & drums of their guest pipe bands! Don’t forget to try a taste Scotch whisky and explore their interactive cultural center where you can take home a piece of Scotland.


Pavilion canadien-francais- 

Marvel at the remarkable contributions of the Métis and Francophone communities as we celebrate the beauty of cultural diversity. Join in a festive and friendly atmosphere of sharing and joie de vivre!


Polish Pavilion- 

Experience the warmth of Polish hospitality! Get ready to be enchanted by the captivating performances of the Polish Dance Ensemble S.P.K. Iskry, as they bring to life the lively dances and energetic music from different regions of Poland.


Punjab Pavilion- 

Immerse yourself in the vibrant world of Punjab! Experience the magic of its unique traditions, mesmerizing dance forms, rich language, and mouthwatering food.


Romanian Pavilion- 

Encounter the mesmerizing performances of the Romanasul dance and orchestra group from Romania, and be enchanted by the wonderful show presented by the Balada dance group.

Relish in the delightful flavours of authentic Romanian food, freshly prepared on-site by our talented chef  and savor the imported wine and beer, that adds to the festive spirit!


Scandinavian Pavilion- 

Calling all culture enthusiasts! Come and be a part of an unforgettable celebration at the Scandinavian Pavilion, where you can enjoy in the delightful flavors of their expertly crafted culinary delights made with love.


South Sudanese Pavilion- 

Welcome to the South Sudanese Pavilion, your gateway to the youngest nation in the World! Step into a world of cultural diversity as they take you on a tour of South Sudan’s 64 tribes, each with their distinct and vibrant cultural identities. Experience the magic of their cultural dances, be captivated by their insightful displays, and uncover the flavours of their authentic cuisine.


Tamil Pavilion- 

Discover the beauty of Tamil, one of the oldest surviving languages spoken across India, Sri Lanka, Canada, Singapore, Malaysia, and more! Indulge in authentic cuisine and be enchanted by the colorful classical and folk dance performances.


Ukraine Kyiv Pavilion- 

Step into the enchanting world of Ukrainian Christmas at the Kyiv Pavilion! Showcasing the rich and vibrant traditions deeply rooted in Ukraine’s culture and heritage.