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Ah Ho! Bienvenue au Festival du Voyageur

 

Last updated 3/23/2016 at 6:39pm

Jan Uttley, Indian Life

Photos of descendants of Métis Leader Louis Riel form a large poster on the outside wall of Fort Gibraltar in St. Boniface.

The Festival du Voyageur is Western Canada's largest winter festival, an annual 10-day event that takes place in Winnipeg, Manitoba. The festival, held each February in St.-Boniface, Winnipeg's French Quarter, across the Red River from downtown. Manitoba is the largest French community outside of Quebec. This year's celebration was held from February 12 to 21, 2016.

"Voyageur Snow Sculpture Contest-the next generation" was held in Voyageur Park from February 6 to 11, 2016. Sculptors were from several different countries.

Singers and bands both French and English, highlighted the e...



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