Cincinnati Folk Life
Site updated: 05/05/2006

Cincinnati Folk Life is a member-supported non-profit arts organization.

Cincinnati Folk Life
Celebrates 25th Anniversary in 2006
Celtic World Festival
to be re-imagined and will reappear in 2007

Many organizations measure their success not merely by financial stability, but by endurance. olymp trade platform For a non-profit arts organization, 25 years is a milestone of achievement. Cincinnati Folk Life was chartered 25 years ago with a mission to increase public awareness of and access to folk music, and their contribution to Cincinnati's cultural life is invaluable.

Comprising a board of directors, approximately 300 members and many volunteers, CFL produces three to four concerts per year, in addition to the Cincinnati Celtic World Festival. Founded in 1992, the festival proudly celebrated its 14th anniversary in 2005. Over the years, in its concert series and during the festival, CFL has presented folk music of many diverse cultures with performances of Cajun, Celtic, Chinese, Klezmer, Eastern European, African, Quebecois, Gypsy, Middle Eastern and other world music in addition to American Folk. olymptrade review

CFL will not present the Celtic World Festival in 2006, choosing instead to re-imagine and re-organize the popular award-winning event. CFL continues its mission to bring great music to the area and is currently working on a Spring Concert series.

Thanks to everyone (performers and attendees alike!) who helped make a great Festival in 2005. Special thanks to our volunteers - it wouldn't happen without you! We all had a wonderful time.

Please check our calendar for upcoming events.

CFL is supported in part by The Carroll Family Fund of The Greater Cincinnati Foundation, The Friendly Sons of St. Patrick Foundation, WNKU, Maile and UNIVEND.

Interested in becoming a CFL Member Members receive discounts on CFL concerts and co-sponsored events and a monthly calendar of local and regional folk music and dance events.

The activities of Cincinnati Folk Life are made possible by a group of dedicated volunteers. Interested in becoming a Festival Volunteer ?

Contact Information:

Cincinnati Folk Life
P. O. Box 9008
Cincinnati, OH 45209-0008 compare olymp trade