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Pride Festival Adds Four More Headlining Acts

March 10, 2014 9:17 AM | Entertainment

Pride Winnipeg Festival

Revellers of the Pride Winnipeg Festival carry a flag along the parade route last June. (TED GRANT / CHRISD.CA FILE)

Four major headliners have been announced for this year’s Pride Winnipeg Forks Festival.

Beverly McClellan, known for her appearance on “The Voice,” and hip hop dance trio PRTY H3RO will perform on Saturday, May 31. Eurodance diva Thea Austin and UK electro-dance icon Luciana will then perform on Pride Day, Sunday, June 1.

“Our theme this year is Without Borders and we’re demonstrating our dedication to this theme by having expanded the Pride Forks Festival and bringing in international talent,” said Pride Winnipeg President Jonathan Niemczak.

The festival will also feature local talent such as Take Flight Aerial & Acrobatics, hip-hop artist Ro Walker Mills, and pop-rock group Take Me to the Pilot.

Festival activities are scattered across the city, with events such as a rally at the Manitoba legislature, Pride Parade through downtown, and the official pride dance party at The Metropolitan Entertainment Centre.

This year’s Pride Winnipeg Forks Festival runs from May 23 to June 1.

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