Ganna Natsag brings mask artistry to the Richmond Times-Dispatch Virginia Folklife area.

The Center for Cultural Vibrancy is sponsoring the Virginia Folklife Area at the 2021 Richmond Folk Festival, in partnership with Venture Richmond and the National Council for the Traditional Arts. CCV Director Jon Lohman has personally curated the area since its year as part of the National Folk Festival in…...

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Gospel Summit at North Carolina Folk Festival brings Blessings and Joy

The Center for Cultural Vibrancy partnered with the North Carolina Folk Festival in Greensboro to produce a full day gospel celebration for the ages. On Sunday, September 12, 2021, we featured Jalessa Cade, beloved United House of Prayer Shout Band Mangum & Company, a workshop focusing on the prominent role…...

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Balla Kouyate visits students at the National Folk Festival as part of World Culture in Context

We went LIVE… Virtually!  We partnered with our good friends at the NCTA and the Maryland Folk Festival to bring NEA National Heritage Fellowship winner Balla Kouyate to remotely visit with Salisbury, Maryland, public school students prior to the festival through our World Culture in Context program.  Keeper of an…...

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