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Music Festival Winners — LFHS Awards

The annual Lunenburg and District Stars of Festival Concert was held Saturday, May 9 at Central United Church in Lunenburg. Once again the Lunenburg Folk Harbour Society presented awards to a junior and a senior participant. This year’s winners were Alexandria Hillier, junior, and Hannah Ernst, senior. Both young women ...

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Crowd Funding To Improve Seating

The Marketing committee of Folk Harbour has launched a crowd funding campaign through Indiegogo (check out the site here>>) to help us improve the viewing experience for our visitors to the 30th Annual Lunenburg Folk Harbour Festival.  Conceived as a 30th anniversary project, the crowd funding campaign's goal is to ...

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Festival Student Jobs – Apply Now

2 STUDENT JOB POSITIONS AVAILABLE: FESTIVAL ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT The Festival Administrative Assistant works with other staff, board members and chairs of committees to maintain the basic office functions and communications of the Lunenburg Folk Harbour Society office over the summer term including during the annual Lunenburg Folk Harbour Festival.  Employment is on ...

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Jim Pittman Awards — Apply Here

The Lunenburg Folk Harbour Society 2015 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 – Feb 28

The "Music From the Next Generation" youth concert is once again upon us.  Happening at the Pearl Theatre in Lunenburg on Saturday, February 28, beginning at 7:30, the show will feature 4 terrific young performers, sure to be the next stars in the Maritime music scene. Performing this year are: Kaylyn Turner Kaylyn ...

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Rose Cousins

Folk Fiesta! 2015 — March 28 at Mahone Bay Centre

SOLD OUT!!! The 2015 version of Folk Fiesta!... ...is well into its planning and we are pleased to be able to announce the line-up, whch is also a sneak preview into performers who will be coming to the 30th Anniversary Lunenburg Folk Harbour Festival from August 6-9, 2015. This year's fund raising event ...

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The Good Lovelies Write ‘Home’

Our Love to Lunenburg, NS August 13, 2014 On Thursday night we arrived at the Halifax Airport and were greeted by three festival volunteers. We packed our bags and instruments into their cars and headed toward Lunenburg, Nova Scotia. Lunenburg is a small and beautiful harbour town, boasting great restaurants, cool shops like, ...

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Charles Town Maroons Drummers

CHARLES TOWN MAROONS UNABLE TO ATTEND FESTIVAL

August 6, 2014, Lunenburg, Nova Scotia  –  The Charles Town Maroons Drummers and Dancers will not be performing at the 29th annual Lunenburg Folk Harbour Festival this year. Earlier in the summer, band leader Colonel Franklin Lumsden sustained an injury and he is unable to travel to perform at the festival. “Obviously, ...

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Kate Read

Kate Read & Madelyn Chiasson to Perform at Festival

Kate Read is a 17 year old vocal student from Bridgewater, Nova Scotia. Kate won the 2014 Senior Class Folk Harbour Festival Award and J. C. Aulenbach Rose Bowl Award at this year’s Lunenburg and District Music Festival. Kate started her vocal training at age 11.  Kate loves to sing and ...

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Jim Pittman Award Winners

The Lunenburg Folk Harbour Society Presents its annual Jim Pittman Awards The Lunenburg Folk Harbour Society established the Jim Pittman Awards to honour one of its founding members as well as to promote folklore and heritage education among the students of Lunenburg County.  Jim Pittman, a poet, songwriter and long-time friend of the Lunenburg ...

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