In an effort to support the public health orders of the Province of Manitoba for the public to stay home, stay connected and stay safe, we are pleased to present, in partnership with the Manitoba Government Safe at Home program,
Folklorama at Home: The Virtual Experience!
Starting January 15 and running every Friday at 7:00pm (CST), you and the whole family can enjoy complimentary virtual workshops from our ethno-cultural performers and Folklorama members! Programming includes education, Métis beading, Pow Wow Drum lessons, live performances, and more!
Visit our event calendar, choose the workshop(s) you want to attend, and sign up! Attendance and free kits are limited, so reserve your spot today. Details on February’s workshops coming soon.
For the Love of the Bead
Learn the art of Métis beading with Prairie Owls Beads own Julie Desrochers! This workshop includes a history on how Desrochers developed her craft and the Métis beading basics, including tips and tricks to help you create your own Métis flower! A free of charge kit containing everything you need to participate in the class will be sent to you upon registration. Only 200 kits are available.
A Voyageur Adventure!
Have you ever wanted to learn how to become a Voyageur? Join TiBert le Voyageur on this virtual adventure and come away with knowledge on the art of becoming a Voyageur, how they entertained around the fire, and history of the Francophone and Métis culture.
The Songs of the Pow Wow. Sounding the Drum.
Pow Wows are a celebration of Indigenous traditions, families, and culture. They are social meetings used to honour heritage and connect the young and the old through dance, Drumming, and chants. Have you ever wondered about the Pow Wow Drum and the beautiful songs/chants that are performed? This workshop will teach you the different songs that are performed when sounding the Drum from Winnipeg’s own Indigenous artist and performer, Walking Wolf Ray Co-Co Stevenson.