COMMUNITY: Pearl of the Orient Philippine Pavillion Continues to Shine


Summer in Manitoba is  made extra colorful  through the showcase of  different cultures and array of  food and delicacies.

On its, 48th year,  Folklorama,  the largest and longest-running multicultural festival of its kind in the world  continues to sizzle running from August 6 – 19, 2017.

It features  40-plus pavilions in its two weeks of festivities.





Visit the   Pearl of the Orient Philippine Pavilion on Week 1 of Folklorama from Sunday, August 6 – Saturday, August 12, 2017 at R.B. Russell School | 364 Dufferin Ave. (Located @ Salter & Dufferin).

Magdaragat Philippines Inc. (The Voyagers of the Seas) will lead you to a journey of sights and sounds of the Philippine Islands and let you discover rich heritage through their colorful folk dances.



Each year,   Ambassadors General  were chosen  from among the many  pavillion ambassadors to  embody Folklorama’s mission of celebrating diversity and promoting cultural understanding. This year they are as follows: Sheryl Vasquez, 2017 Adult Female Ambassador General (Pearl of the Orient Philippine Pavilion);  Philippe Mailhot, 2017 Adult Male Ambassador General (pavillon canadien-français);  Kelsey Omaga, 2017 Youth Female Ambassador General (Pearl of the Orient Philippine Pavilion);   Noah Lieberman, 2017 Youth Male Ambassador General (Israel Pavilion – Shalom Square).


For  2018,    Pearl of the Orient Philippine Pavilion  won  3 out of 4 ambassador generals for Folklorama 2018.   Vina Dimayuga youth ambassador general and Joseph Orobia and Aileen Madden both adult ambassador made it with flying colors.


Celebrate life and culture with world-class entertainment!

Children 12 and under are FREE when accompanied by an adult (limit of five per adult).  Single admission tickets are available at the entrance of each pavilion at 6$ per pavillion for adult, senior and youth.

For more information about the different pavillions and their locations and show hours,  please follow this link:

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