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Sunday, 23 October 2011

Woodford Folk Festival 2011-12 - Saving the world

The Woodford Folk Festival, an event of international standing, is held annually over six days and six nights from Dec 27th through to January 1st. More than 2000 performers and 580 events are programmed featuring local, national and international guests. This year the 7th festival of The Dreaming is being featured at the Woodford Folk Festival. The Dreaming, Australia’s International Indigenous Festival, will be showcased in a special precinct within the Woodford festival where Indigenous music, theatre, talks and galleries will be featured.

There are plenty of others. Over 400 acts from across the planet will come together for this years Woodford Folk Festival from the 27th December to the 1st January.

You can "Occupy Woodford" at The Great Green Debate. “The Plutocrats Now Run The Country” is the topic; with Professor Ian Lowe, Clive Hamilton, Larissa Waters, S Sorrenson, Jo-Anne Bragg and Anthony Ackroyd.

This year, Woodfordia will add The Dreaming Festival to the Woodford Folk Festival experience; we can expect some magical music from folk legend Buffy Sainte-Marie, Pitjantjatjara man Frank Yamma and new discovery Sue Ray.

For more information and this year's program visit www.woodfordfolkfestival.com and stay tuned to ABC Coast FM for details on how to win tickets and when we'll be there for the national broadcast.

by Karyn Wood Read More

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