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Regina Folk Festival returns for 51st anniversary

After two years away from the stage, the Regina Folk Festival is again within the Queen Metropolis.

This 12 months marks the 51st competition, happening between Aug. 5 and seven at Victoria Park.

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The theme this 12 months is “redreamings.”

“After two years of pause we discovered a spot to think about newness,” the competition’s web site reads. “Might a competition be a poem? What may a thousand-sided dream sound like?”

Greater than 35 artists and teams might be in attendance for the competition, together with The New Pornographers, Buffy Sainte-Marie and Andy Shauf. A full listing of artists and tickets could be discovered on RFF’s web site.

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Regina Folks Competition creative director Amber Goodwyn stated this is likely one of the most fun weekends of the 12 months for the music business within the Queen Metropolis.

“Usually, about 35,000 individuals come via the park on a standard competition weekend,” she stated. “I’m excited to look at the principle stage and get misplaced within the music.

“We’re taking this 12 months to redream and reimagine how we will make this competition thrilling and accessible.”

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And whereas there are various artists, there are much more volunteers serving to run the present. Practically 600 individuals signed up for the competition.

Doorways open at 5 p.m. Friday to start the competition, which runs till 11:30 p.m. on Sunday.

When you’re via the gate, proof of vaccine is not going to be required, although masks might be obligatory in indoor areas. Further cleansing procedures and sanitizing will happen all through the weekend.

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