Westman Multicultural Festival is seeking additional support from the city for its 15th annual event, taking place Feb. 1-3. Richard Bruce and Tyler Foster, representatives of the festival committee, appeared before city council Monday, where they requested financial assistance to help cover liability insurance, as well as bus service for the three-day event. READ [...]
All Dressed Up: Westman takes a trip around the world By: Mariah Phillips MARIAH PHILLIPS/THE BRANDON SUN Enlarge Image Tina Liu, Jeanrose Precioso, Corazon Timbol and William Pabustan. It was a celebration of the broad cultural diversity within our community at the 14th annual Westman Multicultural Festival. Westman residents were able to take a much-needed [...]
Article Brandon Sun - PRINT EDITION Volunteers make pavilions possible By: Erin Debooy Friday, Jan. 27, 2017 The Westman Multicultural Festival is in full swing, but for the hard-working volunteers behind each pavilion, it has been weeks in the making. There are seven pavilions in the festival this year — English, Honduran, Irish, Ukrainian, Mauritian, [...]
Travel Manitoba posted a list of 250 things to do in 2017 (Canada'a 150th Anniversary). It includes "Brandon's Winter Festival" which was probably all they had for a name based on last year's Fest. manitobahot.com As we now know the name is Westman Multicultural Festival - and it's here to stay. #wmmfest2017
Westman Communication Group's WCGTV has conducted and posted interviews with each of our individual Pavilion and some of the people that make them happen. You can watch all of the interview on WCGTV (if you have Westman Cable) or on WCGTV's YouTube channel.
Travel Manitoba shared a tweet about the Festival on their Twitter Feed.
original Brandon Sun Article A rebranded cultural festival promises to give Westman residents a break from winter and a "trip around the world" — all without leaving Brandon. The Westman Multicultural Festival, formerly the Lieutenant Governor’s Winter Festival, will take place Jan. 26-28. This year marks the 14th annual celebration. Wanda Kurchaba, a member of [...]