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Folkest signs the milestone of its 45th anniversary with some important novelties: starting with the return to its first venue, the town of San Daniele del Friuli, and the new collaboration with Aria di Festa, now in its 37th edition, a cross-cultural event where food and wine meets regional excellence, culture, good living and quality...
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A very prestigious guest is added to this Folkest 2023: at the tail end of the events of this great festival among the sounds of national and international folk and beyond (June 15-July 3), on August 7, the Castle of Udine will host the legendary Randy Brecker with the Orchestra of the Accademia Musicale Naonis...
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For the image of this 45th edition Folkest has chosen Accordi (oil on canvas, 2021, private collection Arch. Vita Pagliara) by Enzo De Giorgi, an artist who has made the colorful and almost fairy-tale-like narration of stories, emotions and people his stylistic signature, an artist for whom music has always been a central element of...
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After last year’s successful tour to present his latest album Jan Juc Moon (Virgin Music, 2022), which saw him take to the stages of no less than 18 countries, Xavier Rudd returns to Italy and will be on July 11 at the Castle of Udine at the 45th edition of the Folkest festival (folkest.com) with...
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Folkest Showcase for international emerging artists in the field of world music is a new section of the festival program. It will take place from 30th of June to the 2nd of July, 2023. On the stage of the Castle Park in San Daniele del Friuli (UD). 8 emerging European artists will be selected by...
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Ci dispiace comunicare che il concerto degli Stick Men del 28 ottobre al Teatro Miotto di Spilimbergo è stato annullato. I biglietti saranno rimborsati, per maggiori informazioni info@folkest.com Stick Men, il trio formato da Tony Levin, Pat Mastelotto e Markus Reuter torna in Europa per il Fall European Tour. Dopo aver suonato nelle principali città europee,...
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There was a twist on Monday 23 August in Spilimbergo during the final of the “Premio Alberto Cesa 2021” competition, a prestigious award that is part of the 43rd edition of Folkest. Among the six finalists competing in front of a sold-out audience at the Teatro Miotto in Spilimbergo, no winner was announced. “After the...
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Naples 1534 – between moresche and villanelleNational premiere in Rome, the new show of the Nuova Compagnia di Canto Popolare.Their latest album, Napoli 1534, awarded the Targa Tenco as best album in dialect, has renewed the lesson of fathers and masters, measuring themselves with an ancient code of villanelle without falling into the aridity of...
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Online the program of the 43rd edition of Folkest – international folk festival.More than 50 appointments starting from the live concerts located on the territory of the four old provinces of Friuli Venezia Giulia, but also Koper and the nearby Cadore. The Lifetime Achievement Award 2021 will be given to Enzo Avitabile and, as always,...
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The selections for the Alberto Cesa Award, organised by Folkest, the festival dedicated to world music that will be held its final evenings in Spilimbergo, have just concluded. The award has carved out a prominent place for itself among national music competitions, attracting the attention of RAI Radio 1, which has decided to support and...
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Announced the dates of the forty-third edition of Folkest, from 5 to 23 August 2021 in Friuli Venezia Giulia, Veneto and Istria.A program that, although still being defined, promises to be full of events.The six finalists of the Alberto Cesa Award 2021 have been selected and will perform in Spilimbergo during the final evenings of...
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After the Antica Taverna Palazzo d’Attimis in Maniago the exhibition The photographer and the musician – images from the first forty years of Folkest moves to the Casa Candussi – Pasiani in Romans d’Isonzo. We look forward to seeing you from 10th to 31st October, every Monday – Wednesday – Friday from 3.00 p.m. to...
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