Rural, northern Manitoba pageant to obtain cultural funding from the province – Winnipeg

Greater than three dozen festivals in rural and northern Manitoba communities will obtain a share of $215,000 in working grants, the province introduced Wednesday.

The funding is a part of the Neighborhood Festivals and Occasions Program, which supplies monetary assist to festivals which are thought-about ‘signature’ occasions of their communities and mirror the tradition and heritage of that area.

The festivals contain youth participation and think about tourism and contribution to the native financial system.

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“Manitoba is thought for its vibrant cultural heritage which is mirrored within the number of festivals all through the province,” stated Andrew Smith, Minister of Sports activities, Tradition and Heritage.

“I encourage Manitobans to get out and luxuriate in family-friendly enjoyable at our nice Manitoba festivals.”

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Occasions such because the Niverville Outdated Tyme Nation Truthful, Gimli’s Icelandic Pageant of Manitoba, Stonewall Quarry Days, Kellwood’s Harvest Solar Music Pageant and Wirden Indoor Rodeo and Wild West Days are among the many 2022 funding recipients.

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