13th Annual • January 28, 29 & 30, 2016 • Brandon

Eight Pavilion Culture Crawl

        MUSIC • ART • DANCE • CUISINE

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Lt Gov Winter Festival, Brandon Manitoba
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Lt Gov Winter Festival Snowflake

2016 Pavilions

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Metis Flag, Lt Gov Winter Festival, Brandon Manitoba
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Formerly Known As: Lt. Governor's Winter Festival

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Lt Gov Winter Festival Snowflake
Lt Gov Winter Festival Snowflake
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Operation Hours:

January 28 • 6:00pm - 11:00pm

January 29 • 6:00pm - 11:00pm

January 30 • 1:00pm - 12:00am

Show Times:

Every Hour

So come out all, to taste and visit Mauritius for three days, come for the food stay for the fun. Proudly brought to you by the Mauritius Cultural Association Of Brandon MB.

Operation Hours:

January 28 • 5:30pm - 10:00pm

January 29 • 5:30pm - 11:00pm

January 30 • 12:00pm - 11:00pm

Show Times:

Every 45 minutes

Starts @ 5:30pm Thurs & Friday

Starts @ 12:00pm Saturday

 

Operation Hours:

January 28 • 6:00pm - 11:00pm

January 29 • 6:00pm - 12:00am

January 30 • 1:00pm - 1:00am

Entertainment: Traditional Brazilian Dances, Live Music, Fast-Paced Samba, and the Captivating Brazilian Martial Art called Capoeira.

 

Cuisine: Feijão Tropeiro (beans/meat dish), Rice, Kibe (meatball snacks), Esfirras (meat or spinach/cheese-filled buns), Pão de Queijo (gluten-free cheese buns), Lime Cake and Brigadeiro (chocolate) Cake

 

Drinks: Traditional Caipirinhas, Sul Americana Beer, Domestic Beer, Guarana Soft Drinks, Brazilian Coffee, Bottled Water

   Bem Vindo! The Brazilian pavilion is once again heating up Brandon with an incredible cultural experience. You don’t want to miss our exciting show, with new musicians and some crowd-favourite performances, such as the high energy capoeira and the world famous samba rhythms. While you enjoy our show, take your tastebuds to Brazil with one of our delicious menu items like the kibe or pão de queijo. Quench your thirst with a caipirinha, made with a sugar cane alcohol called cachaça, a Sul Americana beer, or a Guarana, a famous soft-drink made with exotic berries. Don’t forget to stop by the souvenir booth to take a piece of Brazil home with you. We can’t wait to see you there!

Operation Hours:

January 28 • 6:00pm - 11:00pm

January 29 • 6:00pm - 1:00am

January 30 • 1:00pm - 11:00pm

   Céad Mile Fáilte (“A Hundred Thousand Welcomes”) from the Westman Scottish Come and join us for some great Scottish entertainment from opening to closing! Our evening program will contain two main shows where you can sit back and listen to the skirl of the pipes, enjoy some Highland dancing, tap your toes to the lively tunes of the fiddle, and sing along to some old favourites. Come and party the night away with Brandon’s own Celtic band “Tom Foolery” who will take the stage on Thursday from 10:00pm to closing and then the rock band “Nuthin’ But Trouble” who will play on Friday from 10:30pm to closing!

 

   The Scotch Corner Bar will be sure to keep you refreshed with a great selection of Scottish beer and whisky. Bring your appetite to the “Haggis Hoose” which will be serving traditional Scottish food including haggis, neeps & tatties (turnips and potatoes), meat pies, delicious shortbread and Scotland’s famous soft drink Irn Bru. Afternoon tea will be served on Saturday from 1:00-4:00pm.

 

   Souvenir stands & cultural displays will also be set up within the pavilion.

Operation Hours:

January 28 • 6:00pm - 11:00pm

January 29 • 6:00pm - 12:00am

January 30 • 1:00pm - 12:00am

Show Times:

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   Come join us for traditional Irish stew, soda bread, barmbrack, as well as "The Drink". The McConnell School of Dance who will be dazzling everyone with their footwork and traditional full dress regalia.

 

"May The Best Day Of Your Past Be Like The Worst Day Of Your Future."

Operation Hours:

January 28

6:00pm - 12:00am

 

January 29

6:00pm - 1:00am

 

January 30

1:00pm - 1:00am

Show Times:

Thursday:

6:30pm - Maypole Dance

7:00pm - CP Express -- British Invasion

7:45pm - Chris Ghidoni -- a Tribute to the Women of British Pop

9:00pm & 10:30pm - The Beetles

 

Friday:

6:30pm - Maypole Dance

7:00pm - CP Express -- British Invasion

8:00pm & 10:45pm

   - Chris Ghidoni -- a Tribute to the Women of British Pop

9:15pm & 12:00pm - The Beetles

 

Saturday:

1:30pm, 3:15pm & 6:30pm - Maypole Dance

1:45 & 3:30 - David Playfair -- Beloved War Time Songs

2:30, 4:15 & 6:45pm - Village Green Morris Dancers

7:15pm - CP Express -- British Invasion

8:15pm & 12:00pm

   - Chris Ghidoni -- a Tribute to the Women of British pop

9:30pm & 12:00pm - The Beetles

Operation Hours:

January 28 • 6:00pm - 11:00pm

January 29 • 6:00pm - 11:00pm

January 30 • 1:00pm - 11:00pm

Entertainment: Thursday and Friday Show Times - 6:30, 7:30, 8:30, 9:30

Saturday Show Times - 1:30, 2:30, 3:30, 4:30, 5:30, 7:30, 8:30, 9:30

 

Cuisine:

Large Combo: 6 Perogies, 2 Cabbage Rolls, Kolbasa, Dill Pickle, Sour Cream, Cooked Onion, Dessert - $10.00

 

Mini Combo: 3 Perogies, 1 Cabbage Roll, Kolbasa, Dill Pickle, Sour Cream, Cooked Onions, Dessert - $7.00

 

Borscht: 10 oz. Bowl - $3.00

 

Beverage Prices: Ukrainian Beer(500 ml) - $6.50 • Coolers - $4.50

Domestic Beer And Hard Liquor, Wine - $4.00 • Coffee, Pop, Water - $1.00

 

Displays: TROIKA TREASURES will have on display many Ukrainian Crafts, Jewelery, Easter Eggs, Souvenirs of all types which will be available for purchase.

    The traditional Ukrainian food will feature the ever popular perogies garnished with a new recipe sauce, world’s best cabbage rolls, Ukrainian sausage (Kolbasa), borscht (beet/vegetable soup) and dessert. Besides the regular coffee, soft drinks and domestic liquor, we will offer two imported beers from the Ukraine – Lvivske Premium and Slavutych. Vodka imports from the Ukraine will be available as well.

 

   The Brandon Troyanda School of Ukrainian Dance and Teren Ukrainian Dancers from Oakburn. will offer dances in their colorful costumes that represent the different regions of the Ukraine. To start every show, the dancers will do the Pryvit, a welcome dance represented by all regions, where they present bread, salt and wheat signifying prosperity and health for their guests. Featured will be the Poltava dance, which originated in Central and Eastern Ukraine, Hutsul dance which originated in Hutsul’shchyna located in the higher parts of the Carpathian Mountains,and the Bukovynia dance, from the transitional highland region between western Ukraine and Romania. Other regions represented are Volyn and Transcarpathia. Tryzub will also offer a taste of traditional Ukrainian songs. The show also features “The Sawchuk Sisters“ two talented young ladies who will sing Ukrainian songs and play some very lively Ukrainian tunes on their violins.

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED...THIS WEEKEND Jan 29th & 30th

The Metis Pavilion is in need of volunteers for the 2016 Winter Festival,

we are looking for people for a variety of positions.

 

For More Information Contact Steven DeMontigny

204-725-7520 or metispavilion@southwestmmf.ca

Operation Hours:

January 28 - CLOSED

January 29 - 6:00pm - 11:00pm

January 30 - 1:00pm - 11:00pm

Show Times:

TBA

 

Cancelled.

 

Watch For Us In 2017

Culture Exhibition: Chinese Tea, The Historical Development Of Chinese Writing Characters, and Hometown Review.

 

Cuisine:

Pan-Fried Beef with Vegetables Dumpling, Spicy Tofu, Sauteed Sweet Corn with Pine Nuts, Fried Banana, Spare Ribs with Brown Sauce, Fried Rice, Chow Mein, Tea Eggs, Chicken Ball, Sautee Potato with Pepper

 

Drinks: Chinese Tea, Soft Drinks, and Bottled Water.

 

Entertainment: Lion Dance, Yangge Dance, Open The Door With The Red (Handkerchiefs Dance), Classic Long-Sleeve Dance: CaiWei,

Long Fan Dance: Good Fortune, Tai ji, Martial Art, Young Girls Pop Dance, Kids Dance: Gummy Bear Dance and Uptown Funk, Tibet Dance, State of Ceremonies (Performers in Han Dynasty Costumes), Qi Pao(Chinese Dress) Dance: The ight of Shanghai

Entertainment: The McConnell School of Dance, Seamus O’jibway featuring Larry Roulette, Shameless Folk, the Neelin Choir and Tom Foolery.

 

Cuisine: Traditional Irish Stew, Scones, Soda Bread

Barmbrack & "The Drink"

Entertainment: Island Vibes Dance Group, The Mauritian Roots Traditional

Sega Group with everything traditional from Mauritius, Hand Drum,

Triangle and Maravane. Sega Typique Island Vibe Band will take the stage Friday and Saturday night

 

Cuisine: Spicy Chicken Salmi with White Rice and Salad

Fried Noodle Traditional made like in Mauritius

Farata (Flat Bread) with Potato Curry,

Rougaille with Chickpeas and Vegetables Pickles

Dessert: Kheer (Rice Pudding),

Alouda, traditionally made with ingredient from Mauritius (Corn Flour Pudding)

Show Times:

Thursday & Friday;

  6:20, 7:30, 8:45 & 10:00

Saturday; 1:30, 3:15, 4:45,

  6:15, 8:00, 9:30 & 11:00

   Welcome to the Chinese Pavilion this year again. This year’s Chinese Pavilion is hosted by Brandon    Chinese Lion Dance Group (BCLDG). The group was organized in January, 2013 to devote themselves to preserve and promote Chinese culture and customs by performing the Chinese Lion Dance and the Chinese traditional dance -- Yangge.

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Show Times:

Starts Every Hour

Shows @ 6:30pm Thursday - Friday

Shows @ 1:30pm Saturday

 

Cuisine:

Canteen Sales will include (but not limited to) Stew and Bannock, Bison and/or Elk Smokie and rice pudding

The Métis Pavilion offers a variety of Métis culture through the sharing of Traditional Music, Dance, Food and Laughter with Festival Patrons.  There are knowledgeable and passionate Exhibitors and Entertainers as well as Interactive Exhibits for all ages to enjoy. We encourage everyone to come and join us for a great experience at the Métis Pavilion.

 

We sincerely regret having no pavilion on Thursday January 28th; we do apologize for any inconveniences.

The Métis Pavilion is a non-licensed venue.

 

Aakoota-kaawaapaamittin!! - See you there!!

Show Times:

Shows @ 7pm & 9pm Thursday - Friday

Shows @ 3pm, 7pm & 9pm Saturday

 

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**PLEASE NOTE**

Metis Pavilion is located at Western Centennial Auditorium

Volunteerism and generosity is what gives sustainability to people’s lives and the Winter Festival is a great example of this. It is only through the dedication, hard work and consistent support from all our volunteers that makes this event successfully happen year after year. Every year we enjoy approx. 1000 volunteers planning, creating, organizing and bringing a fantastic winter celebration of culture. Every single volunteer contributing their skills, talents and hard work to bring one of the best winter festivals in Manitoba!!

Volunteer Responsibilities

 

   • Follow All Safety And Operational Procedures

   • Follow Directions - Respect Private And Public Property

   • Work Cooperatively With A Team Of Volunteers

   • Check In With Pavilion Organizers For Each Shift

   • Show Up On Time For All Shifts Or Give Sufficient Notice To Find Replacement

 

Volunteer Requirements

 

   • Be 18 Years Of Age Or Older, Or Have Written Parental Consent

   • Ability To Lift Approx. 15kgs - 20kgs (30lbs - 45lbs) Depending Upon The Job

   • Reliable Transportation To Get To Your Volunteer Location

   • Seasonal Clothing For Working Outside If Necessary

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Please Note: The volunteer form must be signed by the school principal AND parents of the children under 18 years of age in order for students to be eligible to participate. All student volunteers must commit to work a minimum of two shifts.



If You Have Any Questions or to become a Volunteer

Please Contact Us at lgwf@mymts.net (Or Click Here)

Include Name, Phone Number and Email Address.

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