The Hand-Made Village celebrates the long-standing history that arts and crafts share with folk music festivals.
The Hand-Made Village registration is now closed.
Criteria and Selection:
We are thrilled to feature artisans from across Canada whose work is truly handmade! As anyone who has attended the summer festival knows, we select artisans for the overall originality, aesthetics and quality of their work.
We are looking for a professionally presented application with some of your best photos or samples so that we can select a balanced group of artisans for the festival. We encourage you to send samples as this is the best way to showcase your work. Digital images don’t show the quality and artisanship that goes into each piece!
Fees and Services:
The fee to participate is $400.00 + 20.00 G.S.T. Fee includes one (1) pass to the festival, inclusion in promotional materials, overnight storage and a 10’ x 10’ booth space. Additional passes for artisans or assistants are available for purchase. Booth spaces provided are partitioned within larger tent structures and include a ceiling, three tent sides and no floor. Electricity is not available. Materials for display and weatherproofing are your responsibility. Keep in mind that we are an outdoor event. Sale hours are 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM Thursday and 10:00 AM - 8:00 PM Friday to Sunday.
Applications must be submitted by January 9th and include:
-Completed online application form.
-Payment of $420.00 (includes GST) by cheque, cash, visa or mastercard. Accepted applicants’ payments will be processed after they have been notified of acceptance. Payments will be returned to applicants who are not accepted.
-Good quality photographs or samples of your work. Limit samples to ten (10) items. Samples will be available for pick up after the adjudication. Materials will be returned if return postage is provided. The Winnipeg Folk Festival assumes no responsibility for loss or damage to sample items.