Our Members

Interested in becoming a Folklorama member?
Folklorama is a proud member-based organization helping individuals, performers/artists, and organizations connect to Winnipeg’s diverse multicultural community. Through your membership, you are supporting Folklorama’s mission of celebrating diversity and promoting cultural understanding.  You can hold the following Folklorama memberships:  Individual Membership, Performing/Artist Membership, or Organization Membership.


  1. Prestige – Members are connected to the largest and longest-running multicultural festival of its kind in the world
  2. Networking & performing opportunities through Folklorama’s affiliation with the International Council of Organizations of Folklore and Folk Arts (CIOFF) which is in official partnership with UNESCO
  3. Running for Folklorama’s Board of Directors
  4. Participating on Folklorama committees
  5. Special pricing for booking Folklorama “at” programs
  6. Receiving Folklorama’s monthly e-newsletter (Llama Tales)
  7. Benefit from Folklorama’s Cultural Preservation Fund
  8. Exclusive invitations to attend curated workshops and training sessions by industry experts
  9. Access to technical equipment at a discount rate for your entertainment events & fundraisers
  10. Promoting your upcoming events on Folklorama’s website & having our social media channels amplify your audience reach

Contact Katie Green, Folklorama’s Coordinator, Member & Festival Services at (204) 982-6213 or [email protected] to find out which membership type fits you and learn more about the benefits of becoming a Folklorama member.

Our current members:

  • African Communities of Manitoba (ACOMI) Inc.
  • Afro-Caribbean Association of Manitoba Inc.
  • Afro-Caribbean Dancers
  • Althea Gederon, Individual
  • Amber Epp (Papa Mambo Trio)
  • Anastasia Pasieczka, Individual
  • Argentinean Manitoban Association Inc.
  • Ariya Afrika Cultural Group & Bola Oriyomi
  • Asham Stompers Inc.
  • Asian Women of Winnipeg Inc.
  • Avrom Charach, Individual
  • Barney Charach, Individual
  • Belgian Folk Dancers of Winnipeg
  • Bolero Dance Theatre
  • Brady Academy Parents’ Association Inc.
  • Bridget Peterson, Individual
  • Calvin Loi, Individual
  • Canadian Salvadorians in Winnipeg (CASA) Inc.
  • Canadian Slovenian Cultural Society Inc.
  • Carol Matsumoto, Individual
  • Casa do Minho Portuguese Centre Inc.
  • Casimiro Rodrigues, Individual
  • Centre culturel franco-manitobain (CCFM) Inc.
  • Chai Folk Arts Council Inc.
  • Ching Wu Athletic Association
  • Clyde Heerah and Paradize Band
  • Coffieman
  • Council of Caribbean Organizations of Manitoba Inc.
  • Council of South Sudanese Communities of Manitoba (COSSCOM) Inc.
  • Croatian Folklore Ensemble “Croatian Dawn”
  • Croatian Pavilion Zagreb Inc.
  • Dance 4 You
  • Daniel Bielak, Individual
  • David Cohen, Individual
  • David Langtry, Individual
  • Deborah Bowers, Individual
  • Dennis Wishnowski, Individual
  • Denys Volkov, Individual
  • Dr. Ganpat Lodha, Individual
  • Dr. Paramjit Tappia, Individual
  • Drum Café
  • Egyptian Canadian Society of Manitoba Inc.
  • Ena Sutton Highland Dancers of Winnipeg
  • Ethiopian Society of Winnipeg Inc.
  • Eugene Waskiw, Individual
  • Flying Lion Dance Troupe
  • Friends of the Cuban Arts Inc.
  • Fubuki Daiko Entertainment Inc.
  • German Society of Winnipeg Inc.
  • German-Canadian Congress (MB) Inc.
  • Ghanaian Union of Manitoba Inc.
  • Guitar Winnipeg
  • Guylaine Maltais
  • Heidi U. Kruger, Individual, in memory of Corinna Kruger
  • Henry Wiebe, Individual
  • Hinode Taiko Inc.
  • Hoosli Ukrainian Folk Ensemble Inc.
  • Hungarian Canadian Cultural Society of Manitoba Inc.
  • Hungarian Kapisztran Folk Ensemble of Winnipeg Inc.
  • India Association of Manitoba Inc.
  • India School of Dance, Music and Theatre Inc.
  • Island Breeze Manitoba
  • Italian Canadian League (Centre) of Manitoba Inc.
  • James Court, Individual
  • James Page, Individual
  • Japanese Cultural Association of Manitoba Inc.
  • Joan C. Lloyd, Individual
  • Karmantej Sidhu, Individual
  • KEFI – Greek Folk Dancers of Manitoba
  • Le Club Belge Inc. (Legion Branch #107)
  • Le Ragazze Italiane Con “Niamo Raga”
  • Magdaragat Philippines (The Voyagers of the Seas) Inc.
  • Magyar Mozaik Inc. (Karpat Hungarian Folk Dancers of Winnipeg)
  • Manitoba Chilean Association Cultural Centre Inc.
  • Manitoba Chinese Women’s Association Inc.
  • Manitoba Great Wall Performing Arts Inc.
  • Manitoba Highland Dancers’ Association
  • Marco Castillo and Brazilian Beats
  • Margaret Strachan, Individual
  • Martin Pasieczka, Individual
  • Matthew Sobocan, Individual
  • McConnell School of Dance Students Association Inc.
  • Melos Folk Ensemble
  • Mex Y Can Association of Manitoba Inc.
  • Miki Schweitzer, Individual
  • Mohamed Ismath, Individual
  • Murray Greenfield, Individual
  • Neemu-Egwah Inc.
  • Order of AHEPA Polikos Aster Chapter CJ8 Inc.
  • Panjab Foundation of Manitoba Inc.
  • Patricia Schur, Individual
  • Philippine Canadian Centre of Manitoba Inc.
  • Polish Combatants’ Association, Branch 13 in Canada Inc.
  • Portuguese Association of Manitoba Inc.
  • Rady Jewish Community Centre of Winnipeg Inc.
  • Rambo Production Enterprises
  • Richard Reif, Individual
  • Romanetz Ukrainian Dance Ensemble
  • Ronald N. Storozuk, Individual
  • Rossdale Ukrainian Dance School of Manitoba
  • Rozmai Ukrainian Dancers
  • Sara Sambanthan, Individual
  • Scandinavian Folk Group of Manitoba Inc.
  • Scottish Association of Winnipeg Inc.
  • Sharon Bronstone, Individual
  • Sister Dorothy
  • Sol de Espana – Spanish Folk Dancers of Winnipeg Inc.
  • Sopilka Ukrainian Dance School
  • Spanish Club of Winnipeg Inc.
  • Splendore D’Italia Folk Dancers
  • St. Philip Minh Folk Group Inc.
  • St. Sava Serbian Orthodox Church
  • Steve Kiz
  • Susan Shortill, Individual
  • Suzanne Chrispin, Individual
  • Tamara Medina, Individual
  • Tamil Cultural Society of Manitoba Inc.
  • The German Club Band Winnipeg (Blaskapelle DeutscheVereiningung)
  • The Hellenic Greek Orthodox Church of Winnipeg Inc.
  • The High Profile Dance Band
  • The Irish Association of Manitoba Inc.
  • The Korean Society of Manitoba for Fraternity and Culture Inc.
  • The Paraguay Cultural Association of Manitoba Inc.
  • The Romanian Society of Manitoba Inc.
  • The Serbian Cultural Society “Kolo” Inc.
  • TiBert Le Voyageur (TiBert Inc.)
  • Todaschuk Sisters
  • Trio Los Laureles
  • Troyanda Ukrainian Dance Ensemble
  • Ukrainian Canadian Congress – Manitoba Provincial Council Inc.
  • Vincent De Luca, Individual
  • Viva Brasil Canada Inc.
  • Walking Wolf Singers and Dancers
  • West Indian Indo-Canadian Cultural Organization of Manitoba Inc.
  • Winnipeg Chilean Association Inc.
  • Winnipeg Chinese Cultural and Community Centre Corporation
  • Winnipeg Police Service
  • Winnipeg Steel Orchestra
  • Yvonne Hawryliuk, Individual
  • Zaleena Salaam, Individual
  • Zemliaki Trade and Culture Association Inc.
  • Zoloto Ukrainian Dance Ensemble and Company Inc.

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