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Folklife Festival

Montgomery County's Peace Mission Korean Dance Group, featuring 2016-2017 master-and-apprentice team Joung Sook Park (right) and
Calvert County waterman Mitch Lake (left) and Capt. Simon Dean (right) were recipients of a 2016-2017 Maryland Traditions Appren

Folklife Festival

Now in its seventh year, the Maryland Traditions Folklife Festival is a free, family-friendly celebration of folklife, or those living traditions practiced by communities across the state of Maryland. Come to the Creative Alliance at the Patterson June 10 to learn Native American round dancing, hear the story of Baltimore jazz, and experience the beauty of Beijing opera, among many, many more performances and participatory demonstrations. Check our Facebook event frequently for updates! Photo by Edwin Remsberg Photographs.

Noon - 7pm; FREE

7th Annual Maryland Traditions Folklife Festival at the Creative Alliance at the Patterson

The Maryland Traditions Folklife Festival is a celebration of Maryland's diverse living traditions. Check out a few photos from 2016 below!


Clockwise from top left: screen painting workshop, tamale-making demonstration, Bmore club with DJs Karizma and Baronhawk, and house dance battle with Urban Artistry. Photography by Edwin Remsberg Photographs.