NCTA Announces Return of the National Folk Festival

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The National Council for the Traditional Arts (NCTA) announced the return of the National Folk Festival. For the 80th presentation of its flagship event, the festival returns to Salisbury, MD for a weekend of workshops, performances, crafts demonstrations, food and community culture.

Organizers will keep various COVID-19 measures in effect during the weekend, so attendees must bring and wear masks.

For a full lineup of the festival’s public and radio events, visit the festival website

This year, in addition to the series of amazing performing artists and community of cultural bearers featured on the festival grounds, NCTA is lining up a schedule of several hours during the September 10th – 12th weekend for artists and festival participants to engage with the NCTA and its partners at Sustainable Visions to learn more about what resources are on offer for the folk, traditional, and creative landscape. Artists and members of the festival crew may sign up for a time to chat.

For more information on this, email Resource Alerts: Resilience, Reframing, Actions (RARRA).

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