Folk Fest a Feast for the Senses

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Approximately 2,000 people attended the Swan Valley Folk Fest on June 12 & 13, 2015 at the Swan River Curling Rink.

The curling rink was filled with the sights, sounds, smells and tastes of 13 different countries and cultures.

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The entertainment lineup featured a variety of traditional songs, music and dance from a variety
of countries and cultures.

Children from several schools joined the audience during some of the Friday performances.

Spanish Dancers – The Spanish Club of Winnipeg Dancers

Metis Square Dancers

Ukrainian Danceres – Dolyna Dancers

Irish Dancers – McConnell School of Dance

Ukrainian Dancers – Benito Vesselli Dancers

Bavarian Musik Werks – The Band of Octoberfest

The booths featured items, food and information depicting the history and heritage of each of the featured cultures.

Booth pictures courtesy of Gillian McGrath