Tortière, Sugar Tarts On the Menu at French-Canadian Pavilion

Tortière, Sugar Tarts On the Menu at French-Canadian Pavilion

The French-Canadian Pavilion — or Pavilion canadien-français as it’s truly called — is filled with entertainment from the L’Ensemble folklorique de la Rivière-Rouge this week. Be prepared to be totally captivated by the extraordinary talent of 15-year-old fiddle player Emilie Chartier. Coordinator Suzanne D’Amours is very grateful of the 105 volunteers required to run the pavilion every night. She expects around 5,000 visitors this year.

Traditional French-Canadian food is also on the menu, with everything from tortière and coleslaw, to bread and sugar tarts. You won’t leave hungry after the feast organizers are serving up.

Pavilion canadien-français

Playing at the Franco-Manitoban Cultural Centre, 340 Provencher Boulevard, with nightly shows until Saturday at 6:45 p.m., 8:15 p.m. and 9:45 p.m. An early Saturday show begins at 5:15 p.m. Dinner reservations are not accepted at this pavilion.

View the photo gallery below.

Folklorama runs until August 14. For a complete schedule of pavilions, visit photos/Ted Grant


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