Along with the jigging event and going on its 43rd year, the fiddling competition is the longest running contest at the Festival du Voyageur, providing exciting entertainment for throngs of fiddle fans.
For many students, this out of classroom setting was a much better way to learn about the voyageurs than sitting at a desk reading about them.
For 43 of the 45 years Festival du Voyageur has been around, the jigging contest has thrilled and amused audiences, and Saturday’s competition was no exception.
The annual beard growing contest has been a favourite of Festival du Voyageur goers for 32 years. More than 70 people entered this year’s contest that included beards of all sizes and shapes.
Predicting the future will always be a risky business it seems. Twelve months ago, who would have been psychic enough to predict all the strange and unusual events that have transpired?
Non-profit, artist-run Videopool, a collective of video and sound artists, hosted a members screening February 19 in the Videopool Studio on the third floor of the Artspace Building in the Exchange district.
Debbie Patterson’s one-woman show, playing Feb. 27 to Mar. 9 at the Asper Centre for Theatre and Film, examines a community on the brink.
This year’s Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra’s New Music Festival featured a sensational lineup of critically acclaimed talent performing some of the best compositions the world has ever known.
Monday being Louis Riel Day and a holiday for many, and mother nature co-operating by giving us beautiful weather, people came to Voyaguer Park in droves.
Held during the same time as Festival du Voyageur, passers-by cannot help but stop and look at this magnificent waterfall of ice protruding into the sky with people climbing it.