Brandon Winter Festival Thirteen entertaining pavilions await you at the 10th annual Lieutenant Governor’s Winter Festival in Brandon. The festival is free and a great opportunity for you and your family to explore some of the many cultures from around the world. This year, the cultures of Brazil, Colombia, El Salvador, England, Ethiopia, First Nations, Germany, Ireland, Mauritius, Metis, Scotland and Ukraine will be celebrated. In the Global Village pavilion, cultures from Iceland, Latin American countries, Egypt and Kenya will also be represented. The festival runs from January 31 to February 2, 2013. For more information, visit Brandon Winter Festival.