Travel the World in 48 Hours” at the 42nd Folklore Festival May 2-3 at the Fort William Gardens in Thunder Bay
The two-day festival will include more than 40 performances, as well as the always popular food court with more than 15 different groups offering tastes from around the world in the adjoining Fort William Curling Club. Imported beer and wine will also be available. As well, many different groups will be selling art and treasures from regions all over the globe. There are also children’s activities to make the festival more family friendly. Involving children is an important part of the festival’s mandate.
The festival runs May 2 and 3rd at the Fort william Gardens, Saturday from noon until 11 p.m. and Sunday from noon until 7 p.m. Admission is $5 for adults, $3 for seniors and students, $1 for children aged four to 12 and children under four get in free.
FOOD BOOTHS 2015*
•Caribbean African Multicultural Association of Thunder Bay
•French Cuisine--Tastebuds Pitstop (new this year)
•Kabab Village--Lebanese Cuisine
•Filipino-Canadian Association of Thunder Bay
•Portuguese Association of Thunder Bay
•India Canada Association
•Club Cappuccino Cafe & Desserts (Italy)
•Greek Community (Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church)
•Aboriginal Arts & Heritage Thunder Bay Food Booth (The Bannock Lady)
•Shupprova’s Cuisine/ Bangladeshi Community
•Steeper's--The Tea People brings Dutch/European crepes to Folklore!
•Thunder Bay Chinese-Canadian Association
•Thai Kitchen (Thailand)
•The Fudge Lady
•Pilsudski Polish Mutual Benefits Society
•The Poppin' Hut celebrates Canada with 2 Booths
•TBMA Liquor Booth (Imported Wines and Beer)
~ BEER AND WINE FROM AROUND THE WORLD ~
~Flights of International Beers~Purchase your flight at Folklore and try beers from different countries~New this year!
(MORE TO COME...contact firstname.lastname@example.org for information)
•Shree Decorations - South Asian Exhibit Booth
•Folk Arte Corp Ecuador--Unique Ecuadorian Crafts and Clothing with two booths this year
•The Pipes and Drums of Thunder Bay
•Zorya Ukrainian Dance Association
•Thai clothing from Melodies in Motion
•Thunder Bay Aboriginal Arts & Heritage--Aboriginal Crafts by Elisabeth Achneepineskum
•Chaban Ukrainian Dance Group Education Program
•Habana Gallery by Ayesha Raggi
•Africa Matters Too
•Chaban Ukrainian Dance Group
•The Thunder Bay Chinese Canadian Association
•Caring Hands Uganda
•Thunder Bay Multicultural Association Booth
•TBMA Tobacco Reduction in Youth (Thunder Bay Multicultural Association)
•Hammarskjold High School brings the World to Folklore!