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Africa, India Pavilions – Folklorama Week 2

My first week ended with a visit to the South Sudanese pavilion. After taking a few days off at the end of Folklorama’s first week, I got back into visiting pavilions yesterday with the start of the second week. I found myself up around St. Philip’s so I decided to start out in the area.…

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South Sudanese Pavilion – Folklorama

Yesterday, life caught up with me, so I didn’t end up posting about my visit to the South Sudanese Pavilion on Wednesday. My first Wednesday pavilion was the Japanese Pavilion. From there I hopped a bus down to the South Sudanese Pavilion. Located in the South Sudanese cultural centre on Dagmar, this Pavilion represents the…

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Japanese Pavilion Folklorama

Yesterday I visited the Japanese and South Sudan Pavilions for Foklorama. In preparing to write the up I looked for connections. In the end the only connection that really sprang to mind is that they are both on the Number 17 bus route. So, I’m writing separate posts for each pavilion. [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kQdb9KYxAtk] Located in…

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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…

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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…

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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…