It’s almost that time of year again as the largest multi-cultural festival of it’s kind in the world kicks off in Winnipeg this weekend.
The show capped off the month-long celebration and featured several talented acts that manifested the beauty of Asian culture, from invigorating music performances to awe-inspiring dances.
One of the biggest international news stories of 2013 was the passing of Nelson Mandela. The former South African leader was honoured last month when many gathered at the Manitoba Legislature for a special memorial service.
Every year, people gather at Memorial Boulevard in Winnipeg to commemorate the horrific atomic bombings of Japan in the cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki during the final month of World War II.
Every Wednesday, a group of people gather at Memorial Park to voice their concerns about what they call the government’s “reckless stewardship of water resources” in Canada.
Accompanied by candid floats, upbeat music, and the enlivening sounds of an enthusiastic and excited crowd, the Art Whale parade was held recently in Winnipeg attracting more than 500 people.
Filipinos in The Maples neighbourhood celebrated their day of liberation with the ‘Araw ng Kalayaan’ commemoration ceremony held at Maples Collegiate.