The Church Sisters perform on the midway. Photos from the 78th Galax Old Time Fiddlers Convention taken at Felt's Park in Galax on Monday, August 5, 2013. Galax is the oldest and largest fiddlers convention in the United States. Photo by Pat Jarrett
Folklife Program to Celebrate Youth “Tradition Bearers” and the Masters Who Taught Them
Fans of the Richmond Folk Festival may notice a bit of a younger vibe at the Virginia Folklife Area this year.
Photo by Tom Pich
Virginia Rhythms: National Treasures Among Us
Few states have yielded as many National Heritage Fellows as Virginia. VFH and the Virginia Folklife Program are playing an increasing role in seeing so many Virginians receive NEA’s highest honor.
Photo by Pat Jarrett
Amazing artists take Charlottesville from Africa to Appalachia
Pure magic happened when Master Malian Griot Cheick Hamala Diabate joined Sammy Shelor and Danny Knicely, for three days of musical collaboration and fellowship.