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Festival Village debuts at Birds Hill Provincial Park

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Thousands of Winnipeg Folk Festival fans had their first peek at the new Festival Village and Tower when the gates at Birds Hill Provincial Park opened this afternoon.

The second phase of the festival's $6-million redevelopment was officially opened by Premier Greg Selinger and Saint Boniface MP Shelly Glover.

Then fans streamed in to stake their claim on the grass at the mainstage for opening night with Oh My Darling, Avett Brothers and City and Colour.

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Updated on Wednesday, July 10, 2013 at 8:56 PM CDT: Corrects typo.

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