Folklorama – The Virtual Experience

January 22, 2021

March 12, 2021

Free

Online

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Events Description

 

The Songs of the Pow Wow. Sounding the Drum | January 22 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

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.

For the Love of the Bead | January 29 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

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 150 kits are available.

The kit includes:

  • Métis flower pattern
  • Vibrant beads
  • Thread
  • Needle

Coffieman! A Taste of Authentic Africa | February 5 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Take a voyage to West Africa with Coffieman! Explore the different rhythms and movements offered by Mother Africa through modern authentic African percussion, song, storytelling and dance. Come to the jungle and join the animal calls, drum along to the tribal beats, dance to your inner spirit and learn hidden stories from Ghana Africa, composed and performed with a Coffieman twist.

Soaring in the Lunar New Year with a Roar! | February 12 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Happy Lunar New Year! Celebrate the Year of the Ox with a behind the scenes look at the art of the Lion Dance. Become an honorary Flying Lion member as we take you through the culture, history and an interactive session to bring luck and fortune to your own home!

Origami Class for Beginners – Intermediates | February 19 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Learn the ancient art of paper folding with origami master, Brian Cox! In Japan, references to origami date back to the 1600s, when poems referenced celebratory events with gifts of paper models. The paper models were attached to gifts, much like greeting cards are today. Since then, origami has developed into a world of creativity, right at our finger tips. If you’re a beginner or intermediate looking for a unique experience, join Brian Cox as he teaches the ins and outs of the art of origami! A free of charge kit, available only to residents of Manitoba, containing everything you need to participate in the class will be sent to you upon registration. Only 150 kits are available.

The kit includes:

  • Origami paper
  • Instructions
  • A surprise

The Colours of Latin America at Carnaval | February 26 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Learn the techniques of acrylic painting on a wooden plank with master artist, Jorge Figueroa. Colours are the heart and soul of the Latin culture. This virtual cultural workshop will help you to express yourself freely using vibrant colours in an easy to follow along manner. A free of charge kit, available only to residents of Manitoba, containing everything you need to participate in the class will be sent to you upon registration. Only 150 kits are available.

The kit includes:

  • 4 small containers of acrylic paint
  • Small wood plank
  • Stick
  • Small chain

The Brazil Experience in Canada: Music and Culture | March 12 @ 8:00 am – 5:00 pm

Brazil is known for its vast culture, strong music and the vibrant energy its people bring. In this workshop, Marco Castillo will bring you in on the secrets and rhythms of Rio de Janeiro, and see how the unique concoction of African culture and European influence makes Brazilian music one-of-a-kind. Come be a part of the rhythm, the music, and the celebration with a passionate artist plucked from the heart of Brazil, Rio de Janeiro — the world’s capital of Samba and Carnaval.

HOW MUCH

Tickets:

Free; Certain events require registration

How to get tickets?

Buy Online

WHEN & WHERE

Date & Time:

Fridays, January 22, 29, 2021

Fridays, February 5, 12, 19, 26, 2021

Friday, March 12, 2021

Venue: Online; You will be emailed a link before the event.

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