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Over the last 50 years Folklorama has had many exciting milestones. With feedback collected at a workshop held in the fall with some of our past presidents, some major highlights of the Festival have been selected. We are looking for your help in submitting photos of these special occasions from the past 50 years.
The selected highlights are as follows:
I hope that you will take a look through your photos and see if there are any you can share of these specific milestones! We are also looking for additional photos throughout the 1990s and early 2000s.
Photos can be dropped off to the office, sent by mail or e-mailed in to firstname.lastname@example.org
A few things to consider when selecting photos:
We are hoping to have all photos collected by February 19, 2019.
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Application Deadline: Tuesday April 30, 2019
For performing artists wanting to tour Manitoba, your best bet is to apply to showcase for arts organizations at MB Showcase. Applications are now open at iWantToShowcase.ca for performers of all types, from music (traditional, contemporary, classical, jazz, hip hop etc.), dance, theatre, and variety acts. Manitoba Showcase 2019 will be held October 24th-27th in Winkler, MB and will feature 15 - 20 performing artists.
Artists are selected by a jury to perform in three live showcases at the P. W. Enns Centennial Concert Hall, for an audience of arts organizations (presenters) seeking to book acts to tour to their communities in 2020/21. Following the conference, Manitoba Arts Network will coordinate block booked tours of the showcasing artists throughout the province based on interest generated by arts orgs who attended MB Showcase.
Besides being an opportunity to showcase, the conference also features seminars, workshops, one on one meetings, an artist tradeshow exhibit room and networking events, all focused towards connecting artists, agents, industry professionals, and arts presenters.
Manitoba Arts Network is the only organization that showcases and coordinates tours in Manitoba, generating $120,000 - $180,000 in artist fees throughout the year. Showcasing artists can receive up to four years of on-going bookings based on their performance at MB Showcase.
For any questions on applying to Manitoba Showcase, please contact Thomas Kintel at email@example.com
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On behalf of Matthew Sobocan, Chair, Scholarship Committee, we are pleased to announce Folklorama’s continued support of the Mark & Dorothy Danzker Scholarship for Excellence. This annual award of excellence for the preservation of ethno-cultural heritage is presented to students who demonstrate an active involvement in their culture through volunteer work, employment or contributions to a cultural activity within Manitoba.
Five post-secondary scholarships of $1,000 each and one post-graduate scholarship of $2,500 will be awarded to students between the ages of 17 and 25 who are enrolled at or have been accepted to a post-secondary school in Canada.
The application forms and reference guidelines can be found on our website. The deadline to apply is Tuesday, April 30, 2019 at 5:00pm.
If you have any questions, please email Richele Philippot, Executive Assistant, at firstname.lastname@example.org to learn more about this exciting opportunity.
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Be the first to get your tickets to what is sure to be the biggest social of the year.
Tickets to The Great Manitoba Social are available for purchase. Click here to get your tickets now!
All members of the community are warmly welcomed to attend this special evening
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The Dance Current is dedicated to broadening the expertise of who’s writing about dance!
As part of our efforts to respectfully represent the breadth of dance forms practised in Canada, The Dance Current (TDC) is seeking dance artists with writing experience to review and illuminate dances and dance forms that are underserved or marginalized by traditional discourse. We aim to make space for dancers or writers with dance expertise who are interested in critically engaging with performance in relation to their own practices, communities, sensibilities and ways of being.
Deadline: this is an ongoing call.
If you’re interested, contact TDC editor Emma Doran at email@example.com or by phone at 1(800) 891-7019. Please indicate where in Canada you’re located, what dance/performance form(s) you’re knowledgeable in and any ideas you’re curious about.
About The Dance Current
The Dance Current magazine takes the reader inside the art and culture of dance in Canada. The publication has two components: a bi-monthly print magazine and a supplementary web component highlighting performance reviews from across the country and providing online resources for dancers and audiences.
Regular print issues include artist profiles, interviews, feature articles, opinions and critical commentary from people in the profession, plus event highlights to keep readers informed about upcoming performances.
Learn more about TDC >> thedancecurrent.com/about-us