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50th Annual Blue Ridge Folklife Festival

Experience musicians, moonshiners, craftspeople, cooks, motorheads, and more for a celebration of the rich heritage and traditions of the region.

October 28, 2023 | 10AM – 5PM | Ferrum
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Daal, Kirtan & Chunni on the National Mall

On April 9, 2023, the National Mall transformed from a space of American nationalism and Western secularism into a celebration of Punjabi heritage and Sikh history with the 6th annual Sikh Freedom March.

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Virginia Czech-Slovak Folklife Festival

The 9th Annual Virginia Czech-Slovak Folklife Festival honors the cultural heritage of thousands of immigrants from the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Romania, Ukraine, and other Eastern European countries who chose to …

October 21, 2023 | 11AM – 4PM | Prince George
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3rd Annual Festival of Virginia Fiddling

Performing at the Festival of Virginia Fiddling 2023 are fiddlers from the jazz Romani diaspora, the Scottish American tradition, Old-Time string band music, and multi-style influences.

August 19, 2023 | 12PM – 10PM | Richmond
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Virginia Folklife Area at the 2023 Richmond Folk Festival

Experience the crafts, music, and culture of Bristol and beyond in the Virginia Folklife Area of the 2023 Richmond Folk Festival!

October 14–15, 2023 | 12PM – 6PM | Richmond
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Floyd Living Traditions Festival

The festival will showcase traditional and contemporary expressions of crafts, including basket making, quilting, spinning, weaving, instrument making, blacksmithing, woodworking, and more.

August 26, 2023 | 10AM – 6PM | Floyd
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A Celebration of Virginia Folklife: Performances, Displays & Activities

Join us on Saturday, July 8 at the Library of Virginia for an afternoon of performances, displays, and activities highlighting old and new Virginia musical traditions including blues, fiddling, shape-note singing, and more.

July 8, 2023 | 12PM – 4PM | Library of Virginia, Richmond
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We Are Part of a CommonWEALTH of Cultures

At the Richmond Folk Festival this October, we invited visitors to tell us what sorts of performances and cultural expressions they would enjoy next year and beyond.  We commissioned Sushmita …

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Richmond Folk Festival 2022 Recap

The Virginia Folklife Area at this year’s Richmond Folk Festival was a resounding success! Across the three days of the festival, October 7–9, a record-breaking 230,000 people visited the festival …

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Announcing the 2022 Virginia Folklife Stage and Area at the Richmond Folk Festival

This year’s craft demonstration area at the Richmond Folk Festival will feature an Instrument Makers Workshop and more.

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86 Years of Fiddlers’

by Pat Jarrett Always held during the first full week of August (technically it always starts the Monday after the first Saturday of the month), the 86th Old Fiddlers’ Convention …

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