Manitoba Liquor & Lotteries Folklorama Kick-Off


The Manitoba Liquor & Lotteries Folklorama Kick-Off is a free event at Memorial Park on Saturday, July 23 from 4:00 pm to 10:00 pm. It's a great time for all, including a marketplace with interactive children's activities, cultural and sporting demonstrations, and quench your thirst in our NEW international wine and beer garden. Hosted by: 2016 Folklorama Ambassadors General, Ace Burpee from 103.1 Virgin Radio, Heather Prosak from 99.9 BOB FM, and Colleen Bready, CTV Winnipeg Weather Specialist.


Experience the following beverages in our International Wine & Beer Garden:

White Wine:

Jaszbery Riesling (Hungary)

Gazela Vinho Verde (Portugal)

Red Wine:

Michel Torino Malbec (Argentina)

Makul Iswithi Pinotage (South Africa)


Faye Amber (Denmark)

Sapporo (Japan)

Negro Modello (Mexico) 

Red Stripe (Jamaica)


Schedule of Events* 

4:00 pm

Interactive Folklorama Teachings Drumming Workshop hosted by Drum Café

5:15 pm

Performance by Casa Do Minho Portuguese Dancers

Performance by Zoloto Ukrainian Dance Company

6:00 pm

Interactive Folklorama Teachings Taiko Drumming Workshop hosted by Phoebe Man

Performance by Borley & Stearns

7:00 pm

Parade of Ambassadors

O Canada performed by Sister Dorothy

Welcoming Remarks and Speeches

8:00 pm

Performance by McConnell Irish Dancers 

Performance by La Troupe Jeunesse  

Interactive Folklorama Teachings Capoeira Workshop hosted by Viva Brasil 

9:00 pm

Performance by Ana Karen Lopez

9:15 pm

Performance by Descarga Latina

 *Line-up is subject to change.