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Provencher Pavilions – Folklorama

Yesterday marked my third day of pavilion hopping. My first post is here, and my second is here. I decided that I would try to visit all three of the pavilions on or around Provencher Boulevard. The Belgian and Canadien-francais pavilions are both situated less than a block apart on Provencher. The Chilean pavilion is just off of Provencher on Ave de la Cathedrale. As a pedestrian/transit user, this combination worked out really well. I started with the Belgian pavilion,…Continue readingProvencher Pavilions – Folklorama

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Woven Together – Folklorama

Woven together is the theme for Folklorama together. As I went out on my tour today I kept that thought in mind. I visited two pavilions again today. The first was Casa Do Minho, the Portuguese pavilion on Wall Street. The second was the Scandinavian pavilion, a couple of blocks away on Erin. The two pavilions are quite different, but each in it’s own way embodies the woven together idea. Woven Together at Casa do Minho Casa do Minho represents a…Continue readingWoven Together – Folklorama

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Folklorama – Mediterranean Style

It’s been a couple of years since I’ve taken in any Folklorama pavilions. This year I am operating on a media pass. I plan to take in several pavilions, particularly at the start of each week and write them up. I will be bringing food highlights, but I also will write about the cultural displays and shows. As most of my readers know, I don’t drive. So I’ll be making my choices based on what works best for the bus/foot combination.…Continue readingFolklorama – Mediterranean Style