The Canadian Macedonian Historical Society participated
in Carabram, Brampton's multicultural festival from July 9-11,
2004. St. Ilija Church sponsored and organized this magnificent
pavilion, which was held outdoors at St. Ilija Park on Derry Road.
year was the first year that the Macedonian community was represented
at Carabram and the organizers and workers at the Macedonian
Pavilion should be very proud of their hard work and efforts.
Canadians of all nationalities were treated to colourful displays,
delicious Macedonian food and lively entertainment, making the
Macedonian Pavilion a favourite of many guests. Dance ensembles,
Ilinden from St. Ilija's and Makedonka from St. Clement's churches,
performed for the appreciative audiences.
Virginia Dubiel and Helen McGinn represented the Canadian Macedonian
Historical Society and were able to speak to hundreds of guests
who wanted to know more about Macedonian culture and history.