Mission, Vision, and Values

Celebrating diversity and promoting cultural understanding.

Folklorama promotes the ethno-cultural diversity of Manitoba through entertainment and public celebrations of culture and education. Folklorama provides the opportunity for ethno-cultural communities to promote and celebrate their intangible culture. 

We will understand and respond to the expectations of our members, stakeholders and the public and will be leaders in the festival community, the special events industry and the tourism industry of Manitoba. We will respect and recognize the contributions of our staff and volunteers and will create an environment that inspires fun, innovation and a sense of belonging.

Our basic foundation values are:

  • Respect for people
  • Appreciation for diversity
  • Integrity
  • Respect for culture

In the services that we provide and the products we develop and support, we will be known to be:

  • Responsive
  • Creative
  • Proactive
  • Innovative
  • Strategic
  • Transparent