Manitoba Homecoming 2010 Articles

The Pumps/Orphan Reuniting for Homecoming 2010

The Pumps/Orphan Reuniting for Homecoming 2010

By Sarah Klein Manitoba Homecoming 2010 is set to bring back well-known rock icons The Pumps/Orphan for a special performance next month. Original guitarist Steve McGovern has since relocated to Winnipeg in anticipation for the band's showcase at Mybar on Saturday,...

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Season-Ending Slushfest to Close Saison Voyageur

By David Klassen In anticipation for spring, The Forks will host the first annual Slushfest this weekend on the Assiniboine River. The public is encouraged to come down in costume and participate in ice games like canoeing, inner tubing, sled races, three legged races...

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Manitoba Homecoming 2010 Social in Vancouver (PHOTOS)

Manitoba Homecoming 2010 Social in Vancouver (PHOTOS)

Manitoba Homecoming 2010 hosted a giant social Wednesday night in Vancouver at the Commodore Ballroom on Granville Street. Ex-pats, athletes, tourists, and Manitobans made their way to the party, which featured our own Doc Walker, Streetheart, Eagle & Hawk, Inward...

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This is Gonna Be a Good Year

This is Gonna Be a Good Year

You've been hearing snippets of the song in every TV commercial for Manitoba Homecoming 2010 for months now. We're referring to "Good Year" by Winnipeg pop/rock duo Keith and Renée. The tune was selected as the official theme song Monday, alongside Bachman Turner...

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Top Manitoba Quilts on Display this Weekend

17 quilts made especially for Manitoba Homecoming 2010 will be showcased beginning today at the Manitoba Legislative Building. Using the theme "Celebrating Manitoba," quilters from all over the province got to work last January to create the fabric masterpieces. The...

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Ain’t No Party Like an Outdoor Dance Party

Following Saturday's Santa Claus Parade, Manitoba Homecoming 2010 threw an outdoor dance party at The Forks hosted by Hot 103's Ace Burpee. The night wound down with a fireworks display shortly after. Fireworks, cute babies, hot chocolate and dancing. It was a good...

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Let’s All Go to the World’s Largest Social

By Sarah Klein As we told you about in September, Manitoba Homecoming 2010 filed an application with the Guinness Book of World Records to hold the "World's Largest Social" in May 2010. Now that plan is closer to becoming a reality as numerous communities have jumped...

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Manitoba Planning World’s Largest Social

By Sarah Klein Manitoba could make its way into the record books if enough people come out to what organizers hope is the world's largest social. It's all part of Manitoba Homecoming 2010, a year-long celebration in honour of the province's 140th birthday. An...

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Neepawa to Host Manitoba Homecoming 2010

By Sarah Klein After receiving over 14,000 votes, Neepawa has been awarded the grand prize of hosting Manitoba's official birthday on May 12, 2010. As part of the Celebrate Manitoba Day contest hosted by Manitoba Homecoming, Manitobans have spent the last month voting...

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