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Tickets: News Release and Festival

tickets: Preliminary estimates found there were over 445,000 visits across the 43 pavilions throughout the two-week multicultural festival, according to CTV. Guests from across the globe came out for the event with patrons visiting from Australia, China, Egypt, Mexico, Arizona, California and Minnesota, according to the news release. Just because the Festival has come to a close, it doesn't mean we are slowing down, said acting executive director Teresa Cotroneo in a news release. One of the innovations that is believed to have contributed to the high turnout is online tickets as around 40 per cent of people purches tickets online. Overall we are pleased with adoption of the new system by our loyal patrons and volunteers. We learned a lot this year and will strive to make it even better for next year, said Folklorama President Avrom Charach. ( As reported in the news.