The Mohawk Hudson Folklife Festival is BACK for its second year! Join is on Sunday, October 2nd for another year of artist demonstrations, musical performances and new this year - cooking lessons! The festival will begin at 11:00 am and end at 5:30 pm at the Washington Park Lakehouse Amphitheatre.
Celebrate the moving tapestry and rich cultural traditions of the Capital Region. Join us for a fun filled day of performances, art, food, crafts, and food demonstrations. Artists will demonstrate traditions like henna, pysanky, embroidery, and blacksmithing. Engage and participate with practitioners and the living traditions right here in the Capital Region. Practitioners hail from New York, Republic of the Congo, Greece, Myanmar, Afghanistan, and more! New this year is a series of food demonstrations by community cooks. Members of the Congolese, Karen. and Caribbean communities of the Capital Region will showcase their favorite dishes.
This event is free and open to the public!
For more info please visit : https://nyfolklore.org/folklife-festival-22/
This event is made possible by the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Kathy Hochul and the New York State Legislature, HumanitiesNY, Discover Albany, and the City of Albany.