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2014 Folk Fiesta! Beats Expectations

The 2014 edition of Folk Fiesta!, the Folk Harbour traditional mid-year fund raiser, beat all expectations this year on many levels.  For one thing, the talent that took the stage was outstanding.  They represent the performers who have already been signed up for this year's summer Festival (August 7-10). Christine Campbell, ...

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Festival Logistics Facilitator – Apply Now

STUDENT JOB POSITION AVAILABLE: FESTIVAL LOGISTICS FACILITATOR The Festival Logistics Facilitator works with other staff and volunteers to assist in staging the Lunenburg Folk Harbour Festival, August 7-10, 2014.  Employment is full-time from approximately May 1 to August 15.   Salary is between $11 and $13 per hour commensurate on skills and ...

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Jim Pittman Awards — Apply Here

The Lunenburg Folk Harbour Society 2014 Jim Pittman Awards • are you a student between grade 4 and grade 12? • are you interested in the folklore and heritage of Lunenburg County? Enter your original work into this competition and you could win a cash prize!! Your entry can be a story, poem, ...

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Music From the Next Generation Youth Concert Great Success

On March 1, 2014, the Lunenburg Folk Harbour Society presented its fifth annual Music From the Next Generation concert at the Pearl Theatre.  By all accounts, this was a success!  There were close to 200 people in attendance thanks to the great talent that was rounded up to grace the stage. ...

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David Gunning Wins “Hockey Night in Canada Song Quest”

You heard it here first.  Our own alumnus (many times over) David Gunning of Pictou, Nova Scotia was selected from over 1000 entrants in the 2013 "National Hockey League Canada Song Quest".  His song, A Game Goin' On was selected and announced on the New Year's Day Winter Classic.  David's song ...

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Food Concession Owner: Hascapa Wins Award

The Haskapa haskap juice was recently named “Best New Juice Product” at the 2013 World Juice Awards in Cologne, Germany. In addition to producing great products, Haskapa is actively promoting Nova Scotia as the capital of the burgeoning haskap berry industry.  The judges were particularly impressed with the versatility of the haskap drink, highlighting ...

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New Leadership Elected at AGM

The Lunenburg Folk Harbour Society's Annual General meeting was held on November 21 at which time the outgoing President from the last 4 years, Marilyn Keddy, expressed her appreciation for the support she has received from the over 200 volunteers with which the Society is blessed.  In reminding the meeting ...

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Presenter of the Year

Music Nova Scotia Community Presenter of the Year Award

The Lunenburg Folk Harbour Society has WON Music Nova Scotia’s Community Presenter of the Year award. The nomination recognizes Folk Harbour’s commitment to year-round concerts along with presenting a dynamic four-day annual festival. Others nominated in the Community Presenter category were the Chester Playhouse, Evergreen Theatre, Harmony Bazaar Festival of Women ...

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Music Conference Kicks Off 2013 Festival

The full day "Folk Steps" music conference, this year titled Musical Traditions of Acadie, Louisiana and Québec began this morning as a kick-off to the 28th Annual Lunenburg Folk Harbour Festival.  The keynote address was provided by Dr. Ronald Labelle of Cape Breton University.  The full day program, including talks and ...

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Celtic Rant Packs Them In

Celtic Rant was the July 28th edition of the Lunenburg Folk Harbour Society Bandstand Concerts, and they played to a standing-room-only crowd down on the wharf.  For the second year, the Society co-ooperated with the Wooden Boat Reunion festivities and held our Bandsand Concert at their venue so that the ...

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