Hand-Made Village

The Hand-Made Village celebrates the long-standing history that arts and crafts share with folk music festivals.

 

The Winnipeg Folk Festival Hand-Made Village celebrates the long-standing history that arts and crafts share with folk music festivals. 

Criteria and Selection: 

We are thrilled to feature artisans from across Canada whose work is truly hand-made! As anyone who has attended the summer festival knows, we select participants for the overall originality, aesthetics and quality of their work. 

We are looking for a professionally presented application with some of your best samples or photos so that we can select a balanced group of artisans for the festival. Items must be created by the person applying. We encourage you to send samples as this is the best way to showcase your work to the jury. Digital images don’t show the quality and artisanship that goes into each piece! 

Fees and Services: 

The fee to participate is $430.00 + 21.50 GST. Fee includes: one pass to the festival, one parking pass, inclusion in promotional materials, overnight storage, and a 10’ x 10’ booth space. Additional passes for artisans or assistants are available for purchase at a discounted rate. Booth spaces provided are partitioned within larger tents, 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 11 and include: 

  • Completed online application form. 
  • Samples of your work. Limit samples to ten (10) items. Samples will be available for pick up after the adjudication. Materials will be returned only if return postage is provided. The WFF assumes no responsibility for loss or damage to sample items. 
  • You may also submit photos of your work within the application below.  

New this year: 

  • A payment of $451.50 (includes GST) will be required only upon selection to reserve your spot.  

If you have any questions, please contact us at hmv@winnipegfolkfestival.ca or (204) 231-0096.  We look forward to receiving your application. 

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Materials for the jury: We encourage you to send samples as this is the best way to showcase your work to the jury. Samples can be sent to 203-211 Bannatyne Ave, Winnipeg, MB, R3B 3P2 by January 11.
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