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2015 Folklorama

August 2, 2015 - August 15, 2015

Folklorama, the world’s largest and longest-running multicultural festival, will run from August 2 – 15, 2015.


It began in 1970 as a one time multicultural event to celebrate Manitoba’s Centennial. It was so successful it has returned every year since.

Fun stats about Folklorama:

  • On average, Folklorama receives around 400,000 pavilion visits each year
  • About 21% of pavilion visitors come from outside of Winnipeg.
  • Typically, more than 3,000 entertainers perform at more than 1,500 shows throughout the two-week festival.
  • On average, 600,000 meals are served and 1,000,000 beverages are poured before the conclusion of the festival.
  • Approximately 20,000 volunteers participate to make Folklorama possible.

Its a celebration of life and culture with world-class entertainment, delicious authentic food and beautiful cultural displays. Explore one of the most vibrant arts and culture scenes found in the heart of the continent.

Details

Start:
August 2, 2015
End:
August 15, 2015
Event Category:
Website:
http://www.folklorama.ca/