The National Folk Festival is all Set to Rock Canberra

The 50th annual event of the National Folk Festival has been announced. So, if you are booking tickets for Canberra, you have all the more reason to rejoice.


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Gear up for this vibrant and colourful fiesta of music and dance for the 50th annual event, which will be held from March 24th to 28th, 2016 at the Exhibition Park in Canberra.


Customise your entertainment as you can choose from over 600 events and concerts at this festival. An exciting Opening and Closing Concert is part of the festival. You can attend the festival just for a day or even spend five whole days. It’s the 50th year and the National Folk Festival is fascinating the public with more than 200 national and international acts across 18 stages. Themed bars, food and souvenirs stalls, circus performers and street musicians are all ready to rock the party.


The festival features numerous artists on the Australian and International folk-roots music, including a wide range of styles, influences and genres. This year, they are offering a bunch of great choices for every musical taste. This will include workshops celebrating Circus Death Match, amazing Drumming Monkeys and much more.


You can see a lot of themed presentations, including dance band, poetry, comedy, circus/theatre KidzFest Workshop and Street Dance. Watch live performances by artists such as Acoustic Shock, Andrew Winton and Andy Salvanos.


This one of a kind folk festival has a lot of focus upon top-notch music and talent, great entertainment and good times for people of all ages.  Tickets are on sale online. You can even grab early bird 3 tickets; this includes, the hot Box Office Sale for Young Adults (Ages 16-17) for only $100, and (Ages 7-15) for only $30. Kids are admitted for free!

Food and More

Restaurants offer an international buffet spread, while seafood and Australia’s favourite dishes are served at every stall. Drinks and live music will flow at all the indoor and outdoor bars. The celebrations are around the corner, book your tickets soon. If you require any additional information about the event or how to reach there, please visit the official website.