Bring the whole family to enjoy a weekend of dance, singing, teaching, merrymaking and Hungarian folklore.
The 33rd annual Western Canadian Folk Festival is one of the Western Canada's biggest and most celebrated events sponsored by a member group in their home city.
This year's festival is hosted in none other than the Hub City herself : Saskatoon.
Friday, October 7 - Monday, October 10
Festival members bring together over 300 dancers, musicians, and folk enthusiasts for a weekend of celebrations, performances, workshops, táncház (evening dance) and socializing.
Join us and tap into your inner Hungarian during this invigorating weekend of good company and easygoing atmosphere.
A Day of Entertainment
Sunday Matinee 2PM, Evening Performance 7PM
The Frank and Ellen Remi Art Center
As we bid farewell to Duvo in Saskatoon, join us for a full length performance by talented groups from Victoria, Vancouver, Kelowna, Lethbridge, Calgary, Edmonton, Regina and Winnipeg.
Admission: $15 in advance or $20 at the door.
(discounts for students, children and seniors)
Friday Night Gala Show: 8PM
Sheraton Cavalier Hotel Room
Attend a performance showcasing the dance traditions of cultures sharing a love of the Carpathian Mountains featuring the Duvo Ensemble and Ethnic Dance Theater performed by Pal Mlinar and Kata Korosi.
Admission: $10/adults in advance, $15 at door,
$5/ students, children under 6 free
Saturday Workshops &
Táncház / Evening Dance Every Night
Sheraton Cavalier Hotel Ball Room
Live music and instruction.
Instruction will begin with basics, so come join the fun, even if you have never folk danced before.
Having a partner is not required.
Admission: one price for all sessions! $20/adults, $15/ students, $5/ children, Admission for Tanchaz: $10