WINNIPEG – The weather has forced the cancellation of the Folklorama kick-off party.
The free event at Memorial Park was supposed to start at 4:00p.m., Saturday and run throughout the evening.
Every year organizers kick-off the two week festival with a party featuring different cultural dance groups, a marketplace and interactive children’s activities.
This year’s event was also supposed to feature and international wine and beer garden.
The kick-off party will not be rescheduled.
Folklorama runs from July 31st to August 13th.
The event is the world’s largest and longest running multicultural festival in the world.