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17 12, 2020

India Pavilion Media Release December 2020

2020-12-17T18:21:17-06:00December 17th, 2020|

Farming and agriculture are at the heart of our Westman community. Similarly, in India, farmers, agriculture, and their connected industries make up a large portion of the economy. Recent challenging issues in India surrounding agriculture legislation have created civil unrest that connects directly with many of our Indo-Canadian Westman population. As the India Pavilion, part [...]

12 12, 2019

New Festival Chair at the Helm

2019-12-12T14:31:27-06:00December 12th, 2019|

The Westman Multicultural Festival (WMF) Society is pleased to announce that Jim McCrae will be stepping into the position of Chair effective immediately. McCrae, a former local politician, served as both a member of the legislative assembly and as a councillor with the City of Brandon. McCrae has been involved with numerous boards and [...]

30 01, 2019

In The News – Articles About The Festival

2019-01-30T12:35:53-06:00January 30th, 2019|

Brandon Sun - JANUARY 26, 2019 - This year's multicultural pavilions Westman Journal - JANUARY 22, 2019 - Changing demographics feeds multicultural fest’s growth - JANUARY 21, 2019 - Multicultural festival to have ten pavilions

25 12, 2018

Brandon Sun – Article

2018-12-25T12:06:39-06:00December 25th, 2018|

Jamaicans in, Irish out of Multicultural FestivalBy: Bud RobertsonPosted: 12/23/2018 3:00 AM |The Westman Multicultural Festival is losing one of its longest-running pavilions next year.The Irish pavilion won’t be taking part in the 16th annual festival, which runs from Jan. 31 to Feb. 2. It has been part of the festival since it began.BUD ROBERTSON/THE BRANDON [...]

10 01, 2018

Festival Featured in Brandon Sun

2018-01-10T16:31:31-06:00January 10th, 2018|

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 [...]

5 10, 2017

Prospective Pavilion Meetings Upcoming – October 16 & 23

2017-10-05T13:47:16-05:00October 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

2017-12-18T19:02:28-06:00February 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 [...]

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