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Alongside the diverse communities of Manitoba and Canada, U Multicultural has created several video series elevating their voices and stories.  Doc Talk Manitoba, COVID-19 Info Series, Ethno Fest 2021, Ethnic Music Concert Series, and the CEMA Award winning Indigenous Languages Series.

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U Radio is the digital hub, where diverse communities can share their voices, music, and stories.

Do you have an interesting idea for a show, someone we should interview, or would like to share your music? Reach out to communications@u-channel.ca

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U Talk S2E60: Spirit of Iceland: Poetry and Short Story Contest

You don’t have far to experience the magic and beauty of Iceland, with Gimli host to the Icelandic Festival of Manitoba. 

In anticipation of the festival, a poetry and short story contest is held, inviting writers worldwide to showcase their creativity in the written arts. This year’s theme is the Spirit of Iceland. 

To tell us more is festival board member Angela Collins.

https://www.icelandicfestival.com/festival-events/contests/poetry-short-story-contest

U Talk Season Two

Spadok Ukraine 2022

SPADOK Ukraine 2022

“In this critical time, we are united as never before and stories are powerful weapons capable to influence the world.”FILM.UA Group

 

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Canadian Ethnic Media Assocation Award Winners

Winners at the CEMA Awards

We want to thank everyone who has helped U Multicultural in its goal of platforming the diverse voices of Canada. That support led U Multicultural to achieve two awards at the 43rd Annual Awards for Journalistic Excellence from the Canadian Ethnic Media Association. The categories were video series and podcast.

Indigenous Languages Series
We Stand Together

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Learn about our indigenous peoples'
language, culture, and worldview in the indigenous languages series

The Indigenous Languages Series is a unique project presented by U Multicultural, focused on education for the indigenous languages of Cree, Ojibwe and Inuktitut, through stories, culture and traditions. The episodes created with six Indigenous speakers – Michael Kusugak, Robert Maytwayashing, Isabel Scribe, Lisa Muswagon, Henry Pitawanakwat, Cameron Robertson –  will be featured on U Multicultural’s online platforms, Inuit Broadcasting Corporation, First Peoples Radio Inc., and Shaw Spotlight. The project is funded by The Government of Canada through the Department of Canadian Heritage and distributed across Canada with help from the Inuit Broadcasting Corporation and First Peoples Radio Inc.

Our Voices In Media

10-part video series from U Multicultural features Manitoba doctors addressing range of COVID-19 topics

A new online video campaign aims to reach out to diverse communities in Manitoba through the voices of medical professionals to dispel myths about COVID-19 and encourage vaccine uptake.

New video series dispelling COVID-19 myths in Manitoba’s ethnic communities

WINNIPEG - A new video series featuring Manitoba doctors is looking to clear up misconceptions and answer questions about COVID-19 in the province's ethnic communities.

Virtual festival celebrates multiculturalism

Ethno Fest 2021 is an ongoing digital festival presented by U Multicultural with the aim of preserving languages and promoting culture.

Pakistani culture celebrated in Ethno Fest

Ashas Irfan is sharing and celebrating his Pakistani culture during Ethno Fest 2021.

Ethno Fest organizers hope for bigger audience

Ethno Fest is a multicultural event where different cultures, communities and people are featured. Paulo Bergantim tells us more.

Ethno Fest ambassador shares language

Ethno Fest ambassador Luana Cunha is sharing her language during Ethno Fest 2021.

Digital festival celebrates community, diversity in Manitoba through short films

You may not be able to travel the world to experience different cultures right now, but one online festival aims to help Manitobans get to know the different cultures that exist right here at home.

Brazilian community celebrates independence

Manitoba's Brazilian community is celebrated its independence day on September 7. Maggie Demarchi from Brazilian Association in Winnipeg talks about the importance of the day and Ethno Fest 2021.

Ethno Fest 2021

Ethno Fest 2021 is a digital celebration of multiculturalism and diversity at U Multicultural. U Multicultural's Ryan Funk went on CBC Winnipeg to share all about this amazing celebration.

Ethno Fest 2021 in full swing

Ethno Fest 2021 is the first ethnocultural digital festival, and it celebrates diversity and community. Ryan Funk tells us what it is and how you can participate.

Multicultural television unites communities

"I offered a pilot program to Shaw Winnipeg, and have produced shows since 2015," Rtichsheva said. "We use a studio at Shaw, as part of their community TV option."

Many communities involved in Ethno Fest 2020

Taya Rtichsheva, Founder of U Multicultural, speaks about all the different communities involved in Ethno Fest 2020.

We have to share our voices

U Multicultural helps any interested ethnic group to produce original content that is broadcast on local cable TV stations in Manitoba, Alberta and British Columbia.

The idea of Ethno Fest 2020

Paulo Bergantim discussing the idea of Ethno Fest 2020, the concept of U Multicultural as an ethnocultural media platform in Canada.

U Multicultural vital to getting information out

Maggie Demarchi explains how of U Multicultural has helped Brazilian Association of Winnipeg get information out.

Sponsorship opportunities available at Ethno Fest

Kylie Wright the sponsorship and partnership opportunities with Ethno Fest 2020 and U Multicultural.

Creating content for display on U Multicultural

Sharan Tappia from Asian Women of Winnipeg on her experience with creating content for use on U Multicultural.

A new digital festival to provide a multicultural voice in Manitoba

Ethno Fest 2020 is the initiative of the non-profit media platform U Multicultural. It aims to bring an understanding of cultural groups beyond food sharing and performances.

Giving a voice to multicultural groups

CityNews about Ethno Fest 2020

New digital festival aims to help multicultural groups tell stories in their own voices

Ethno Fest 2020, an initiative of non-profit media platform U Multicultural, launched Saturday

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