“The Great Manitoba Social” kicks off the 50th celebration of the Folklorama Festival

“The Great Manitoba Social” kicks off the 50th celebration of the Folklorama Festival

Expect a more exciting event when Folklorama Festival kicks-off a year –long celebration to mark its 50th anniversary on March 16, Saturday, from 8 pm to 1 am at the RBC Convention Centre, North Building, 3rd floor.

Dubbed as “The Great Manitoba Social,” featuring all the highlights of a traditional Manitoba social: loaded with amazing grand prizes, silent auction, a classic late lunch, alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks. Added will be the spinning music from across the globe by DJ Barry Kay, DJ Leo Salsero and DJ Chilango.
“What a better way to celebrate our 50th edition of the Festival for having a good old-fashioned Manitoba Social,” says Teresa Cotroneo, executive director. She adds “I’m almost certain that everyone has a Folklorama connection or a story to tell. We are so proud of our history and excited for our future and we welcome everyone to enjoy “The Great Manitoba Social” and celebrate with us our milestone.”

Folklorama has been the world’s largest and longest-running multicultural festival and considered as a major summer get-away for local and international tourists.

The 50th Anniversary Edition of the Folklorama Festival will be held from August 4 to August 17, 2019.

Folklorama would like to thank specially Pattison Outdoor Inc., “The Great Manitoba Social” sponsor, other sponsors, funders and prize donors. And if companies or organizations would like to donate additional merchandise, ticket vouchers or gift certificates please contact Joeanna Leung, Associate Agency Producer, at jleung@folklorama.ca.

For more information, visit folklorama.ca.