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Registered: December 2009
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Every winter since 1970 Saint Boniface the French quarter of Winnipeg is transformed into a winter paradise and becomes host to the largest winter festival, Festival du Voyageur, in Western Canada. Voyageur, Metis and First Nations histories are brought back to life, not only through the historical interpretation offered inside reconstructed Fort Gibraltar, but also through the many attractions inside Voyageur Park and at the various official sites. Music of old, traditional cuisine, sensational snow sculptures and captivating shows are but a few examples of the entertainment you can expect to witness during this convivial gathering.

This shot was taken on Louis Riel Day in 2016.

Louis Riel was a Canadian politician, a founder of the province of Manitoba, and a political leader of the Metis people of the Canadian Prairies.

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Taken February 15, 2016.
· Date: Sun September 24, 2017 · Views: 177 ·
Keywords: Festival du Voyageur, voyageur, metis, First Nations, Saint Boniface
Camera Make / Model: Nikon D7100
Lens Make / Focal Length: AF-S Nikkor 18-140mm
Filter / Type Used: uv
Event e.g. Grand Prix, Birthday, Sunrise: Festival du Voyageur
State / County / Area Image taken: Saint Boniface
Processing Software Applications Used
Nik, CS5
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Registered: June 2013
Posts: 1,763
Tue September 26, 2017 5:17pm

This really is a celebration of your culture - and your super picture really works with your explanation to show that. Great!

Registered: November 2008
Posts: 2,833
Sat September 30, 2017 10:55pm

It looks extremely cold Jan, great photo for the theme,

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