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5 10, 2017

Prospective Pavilion Meetings Upcoming – October 16 & 23

October 5th, 2017|

People and/or Organizations that are interested in starting a Pavilion as part of the Westman Multicultural Fest are asked to join us at the Information sessions being held in October. Monday, October 16, 2017 Monday, October 23, 2017 8:00pm WESTMAN IMMIGRANT SERVICES 1001 Pacific Avenue Brandon, Manitoba For more information contact Sandy Donald 204-724-5743

21 02, 2017

Brandon Sun Follow-up Article About The Festival

February 21st, 2017|

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 [...]

28 01, 2017

Great Feature Article in The Brandon Sun

January 28th, 2017|

Article in Brandon Sun Crowds flock to Westman Multicultural Festival pavilions By: Erin Debooy Saturday, Jan. 28, 2017 TIM SMITH/THE BRANDON SUN Enlarge Image Dancers perform for the audience at the Honduran pavilion at Knox United Church during the Westman Multicultural Festival on Friday evening. The mild winter weather Friday night brought out crowds ready [...]

27 01, 2017

Volunteer Article in Brandon Sun

January 27th, 2017|

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, [...]

16 01, 2017

Festival Makes the Top 150 List

January 16th, 2017|

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

16 01, 2017

WCGTV Individual Pavilion Interview up on YouTube + WCGTV

January 16th, 2017|

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.  

11 01, 2017

Festival Article on bdnmb.ca Website

January 11th, 2017|

By: BDNMB Admin | Jan 5th 2017 | Local Brandon NewsBrandon Entertainment News | Comments: 0 For Immediate Release - The Westman Multicultural Festival (formerly the Lieutenant Governor’s Winter Festival) is pleased to announce the dates for the 14th annual event. The 2017 Festival will be held January 26, 27 and 28. Over the years, [...]

10 01, 2017

Great Tweet From Travel Manitoba

January 10th, 2017|

Travel Manitoba shared a tweet about the Festival on their Twitter Feed.

8 01, 2017

Festival Featured in Brandon Sun Article

January 8th, 2017|

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 [...]

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