folk music

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Synonyms for folk music

the traditional and typically anonymous music that is an expression of the life of people in a community

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Through this project, folk music and artists would be given a chance to revisit us with a fresh flurry of sensations,' said Mr Khan.
Senior officials of PNCA and Burushaski Research Academy would participate in the folk music programme.
Maham has worked assiduously to promote folk music through her efforts both national and international.
The groups goal: to "educate and inspire through cultural exchange and provide unique educational programming that blends global folk music traditions with cultural awareness and understanding.
The free drop-in event will share previously unseen photographs and memorabilia from the archives of the late local photographer, Brian Lawton, to celebrate folk music in Holmfirth and Huddersfield from the 1960s to the 1980s.
I am really happy that a lot of importance is now given to the folk music and looking forward for the event," said Sunita Bhuyan, a Mumbai-based Assamese violinist.
She said: 'Our culture is very rich and it should be promoted through folk music throughout the world.
Its central theme is the creation, during the Depression years of the 1930s, of a style of popular music that came to be called folk music and the role of the political left, mainly members and sympathizers of the Communist Party of the United States of America (CPUSA), in creating it.
uk THE REAL SHINDIG Live Irish folk music from the Belfast based band.
But folk has roots and I have always loved the depth of what folk music is all about.
For her work with Estonian folk dancing and folk music, in 2015, Merilo received the gold badge award from the Estonian Folk Dancing and Folk Music Society (Eesti Rahvatantsu ja Rahvamuusika Selts--ERRS).
Party-list, BUHAY) has filed a bill compelling international airlines to play Philippine folk music in their sound system immediately upon arrival in the Philippines.
The Memories from Folk Music Traditions concerts hope to bring these inspirations to life and highlight the importance of folk songs to the cultural and traditional standing of a community.
Roots of the Revival: American and British Folk Music in the 1950s.