Richmond Folk Festival, Richmond Virginia(USA), 2013

richmond folk festival

When: 11th October to 13th October

Where: Richmond, Virginia(USA)

Richmond folk festival is the oldest in the town which is aimed to celebrate the cultural potpourri of America. It is a vast event which is with deep support of the participants acting as the backbone of this festival. It is completely free of cost and focuses on several communities and other ethnic groups. A festival depicting color, blessings, joy, merrymaking is all about this huge festival contributing only mankind and is beyond boundaries of the rich and the poor. Even though the reason being a minor one from our perspective but from their sight, it is a traditional way to mingle in the everlasting joy and harmony, by accumulating the best of the resources to be presented in the festival.

  • The  Richmond  folk festival is organised by Venture Richmond in  association  with the National Council for the Traditional Arts(NCTA). The features are spectacular to amaze you with about 30 acts going to be performed at different venues that vary amid  Tredegar Street, 2nd street and the downtown expressway.

  • To get into your nerves, the main attraction of the festival is the music band performance by the most renowned artists.With folks arts marketplace, a children’s area, yummy delicacies, it is undoubtedly one of the most happening event in Virginia which set it apart from other events in Virginia. Culturally, it is serene and for several onlookers it is simply astonishing as diversion from the giant images won’t let you do, and enhances your interest will pour down more and more in your basket.

  • The heart beating moves of the dancers is another ingredient to spice up the event. More or less, from minor to major, everything about this festival is unique in its own way, to hold your breath. The colourful outfits of the dancers adds extra charm to the festival. The moves along with with the attires are breathtaking as a whole and it makes this festival simply extravagant.

  • From craft related contests to win coveted prizes, everything about this festival is unique to strike into your nerves. With several small and big competitions taking place, it leads to an encouraging feel with lots of offerings in this dazzling competition.

  • The uniqueness which has evolved is all based over events like these. A great step to bind the young generation with the traditions and cultures of the country speaks widely all in this one event. To conserve the traditions and culture, this festival is undoubtedly apt and a vast platform to unleash the best of Culture in front of the visitors gathering from various parts of the globe.

So, this summer get ready for this vibrant festival with the hope that you also get a chance to show your moves actually with the American folk dances and music. To groove and move with the beats, you have no choice to make except this amazing event. The never ending fun is waiting for you, come across and check out the vibes in the air.


Dr Prem Jagyasi (c)

Dr Prem is an award winning strategic leader, renowned author, publisher and highly acclaimed global speaker. Aside from publishing a bevy of life improvement guides, Dr Prem runs a network of 50 niche websites that attracts millions of readers across the globe. Thus far, Dr Prem has traveled to more than 40 countries, addressed numerous international conferences and offered his expert training and consultancy services to more than 150 international organizations. He also owns and leads a web services and technology business, supervised and managed by his eminent team. Dr Prem further takes great delight in travel photography.

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