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CONTEST: Win a 12-Ticket Pack to Folklorama

CONTEST: Win a 12-Ticket Pack to Folklorama

Chilean Folklorama
Folklorama’s Chilean Pavilion is seen in this 2017 file photo. (DIANA CHABAI / CHRISD.CA FILE)

This trip doesn’t require a passport, but you’ll still be whisked into the cultures of countries from around the world.

Folklorama is celebrating its 48th year, making the two-week multicultural event a highlight of anyone’s Winnipeg summer checklist.

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Manitoba Opera Posts Season Surplus, Increased Revenues

Manitoba Opera Posts Season Surplus, Increased Revenues

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Manitoba Opera’s 46th season begins November 24, 2018 with Mozart’s “Don Giovanni” at the Centennial Concert Hall.

WINNIPEG — Manitoba Opera posted a surplus to end its 45th season, while also increasing its revenues and audience attendance.

At its annual general meeting on Tuesday night, Manitoba Opera reported a $10,995 surplus on a budget of $2,358,152.

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Winnipeg Folk Festival Breaks Records Under Sweltering Weekend Heat

Winnipeg Folk Festival Breaks Records Under Sweltering Weekend Heat

Winnipeg Folk Festival
The Winnipeg Folk Festival saw record attendance this year. (TED GRANT / CHRISD.CA FILE)

The music wasn’t the only thing sizzling at this year’s Winnipeg Folk Festival as revellers basked in sunshine and balmy temperatures all weekend long.

The 45th annual festival wrapped up Sunday with headliner Sheryl Crow taking to the stage in Birds Hill Provincial Park.

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