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Folkie defies trends by going big, says managing director

National Folk Festival
Exhibition Park in Canberra
28 March – 1 April 2024

A community of regulars allows the National Folk Festival to flourish in an environment which has seen the cancellation of large festivals such as Groovin the Moo, according to NFF Managing Director, Heidi Pritchard.

Richard spoke to Heidi Pritchard at the launch of the 2024 National Folk Festival
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‘Folkie brains trust’ saves the day for 2022 NFF

National Folk Festival
Exhibition Park in Canberra
14-18 April 2022

After a two-year COVID hiatus, the National Folk Festival in Canberra is back this Easter – but the extended break wasn’t the largest challenge facing organisers, according to NFF Managing Director, Lynne O’Brien.

Richard spoke to National Folk Festival Managing Director, Lynne O’Brien
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