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Celebrating folk music and dance in Burin

Burin Arts Council hosts 34th Annual Burin Peninsula Festival of Folk Song and Dance

Published on July 12, 2017

The songs and stories celebrating the way of life of the people of the province filled the air in the auditorium at Donald C. Jamieson Academy this past weekend for the Burin Peninsula Festival of Folk Song and Dance.

Emma Jane Delaney (right) sang a number of songs accompanied by her father Barry Delaney
Colin Farrell/ The Southern Gazette

Now in it’s 34th year, the event is hosted by the Burin Folk Arts Counci. Commonly referred to as the folk festival by many on the peninsula, the three-day event highlights the art of story telling, song and dance.