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What a year 2020 has been! Whilst we have faced many challenges and made some big decisions, including the postponement of the 2021 festival, we are really future focused right now and are so excited about the extraordinary music being released and the passion of musicians right around the world.

Whilst our major 2021 festival has been put on pause, we are working hard on bringing our joyful event to you in other ways, starting with our online series, HOME FOLK, which kicked off last month. and soon we will be venturing into the live performance space once again.

As the Port Fairy Folk Festival’s Program Director, I encourage you to tune in (online) and stay tuned, as we move into 2021 with some exciting announcements on the horizon.

– Justin Rudge

WHAT’S ON(LINE)
HOME FOLK 2: POSTCARDS FROM SCOTLAND
Our friends from across the seas have sent us some virtual joy, ready to fill our screens with Postcards from Scotland on Sunday 29 November.

Featuring 18 ‘musical’ postcards from favourite Scottish artists including Fara, Blazin’ Fiddles, Breabach, Claire Hastings, Kinnaris Quintet, Kris Drever, Skerryvore and more, this special event will be delivered right to your homes direct from Scotland with that sublime scenery as a backdrop, as part of our HOME FOLK series.

Tune in to HOME FOLK 2: Postcards From Scotland on Sunday 29 November at 8:00pm AEDT on our website or Facebook.

Sal Kimber promotional image
HOME FOLK 1: SAL KIMBER, VAN WALKER AND FENN WILSON
Did you watch our first online event featuring live performances from the Geelong Arts Centre with festival favourites Sal Kimber, Van Walker and Fenn Wilson? There’s still time to catch this concert and experience an intimate version of the folk festival from home.

HELLO. MY NAME IS…
For 45 years there have been so many volunteers working hard, each and every year, to bring together the annual Port Fairy Folk Festival.

Jack Smits is one of them and is in charge of the construction of the Port Fairy arena, transforming Southcombe Park (with a mighty team of over 100 volunteers) into the Festival space we all love and know.

FOLKIE FLASHBACK
Enjoy more moments from the 2020 Folkie with Shoelace Sessions – a sneak peek behind the scenes at some of the artists who have performed at our beloved festival.
Overhead view of Arena during Festival time
GET FOLKED!
Our team of passionate folk fans have curated a playlist for everyone missing the Festival.
Click the image above to tune in to our 2020 Spotify playlist to reminisce and keep an eye out for some teasers and inspirations leading up to our 2022 event.

Don’t forget to stay up to date with Port Fairy Folk Festival on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. #PFFF2021


The 45th Port Fairy Folk Festival will take place on 11 – 14 March 2022.


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