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Important Update from the National Folk Festival

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A joint statement from Mayor Jake Day, City of Salisbury, and Lora Bottinelli, executive director, National Council for the Traditional Arts (NCTA). The National Folk Festival is an event that fosters the well-being of community through vibrant cultural exchange and the joyous gathering of tens of thousands of people from across the country in celebration… Read more »

80th National Folk Festival Now Accepting Food Vendor Applications

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CALLING ALL FOOD VENDORS! The National Folk Festival announced today that it is now accepting food vendor applications for the 2020 festival. Applications may be submitted through the festival portal on SlideRoom (https://nationalfolkfestival.slideroom.com/). Selected applicants will be invited to participate in the 80th National Folk Festival, returning to Salisbury, Maryland, September 11 – 13, 2020. Application… Read more »

2019 Food Vendor applications are now open

Mahi Tacos by Vittles

Salisbury, MD – The 79th National Folk Festival, returning to Salisbury, Maryland, is now accepting food vendor applications for the 2019 festival to be held on September 6-8. Applications may be submitted through the festival portal on SlideRoom (https://nationalfolkfestival.slideroom.com/) Application Deadline: Monday, April 1, 2019 The National Folk Festival seeks the top food and handcrafted… Read more »

79th National Folk Festival Marketplace Applications Open To Maryland and Delmarva Artisans

Salisbury, MD – The search for the finest artisans and craftspeople in Maryland and on the Delmarva peninsula launches December 11. Selected applicants will be invited to join the 79th National Folk Festival, coming to Salisbury, Maryland, September 6 – 8, 2019. Applications may be submitted through the festival portal on SlideRoom (https://nationalfolkfestival.slideroom.com/) Application Deadline:… Read more »

National Council for the Traditional Arts Announces Selection of New Executive Director

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 26, 2018   National Council for the Traditional Arts Announces Selection of New Executive Director   SILVER SPRING, MARYLAND. The National Council for the Traditional Arts (NCTA) Board of Directors is pleased to announce that Lora Bottinelli has been selected as the organization’s new executive director. Bottinelli is a skilled and experienced arts… Read more »

Performance Schedule and Map Unveiled

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The National Folk Festival unveiled its complete schedule of performance times and stage locations for more than 350 performers, demonstrators, and artisans set to appear September 7 through 9 in Downtown Salisbury, Maryland. From bluegrass, Irish and rockabilly — to reggae and mariachi, this year’s complete Festival schedule of performances and activities is now available… Read more »

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