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Folkest Lifetime Achievement Award

FOLKEST AWARD
A life for music

In every single edition since 1996, Folkest has given a special award to those artists who- during their career- have left a permanent mark in music and society.
Following is the year on year list of the award winning artists.


1996 Ian Anderson (Jethro Tull) – England
1997 Andreas Vollenweider – Switzerland
1998 Allan Taylor – England
1999 James Taylor – Usa
2000 Paddy Moloney (The Chieftains) – Ireland
2001 Joan Baez – Usa
2002 Noa – Israel
2003 Alice – Italy
2004 Steve Winwood – England
2005 Riccardo Tesi – Italy
2006 Moya Brennan – Ireland
2007 Avion Travel – Italy
2008 Carlos Nuñez – Galicia
2009 Roberto Vecchioni – Italy
2010 Alan Stivell – Brittany
2011 Edoardo De Angelis – Italy
2012 Claudio Baglioni – Italy
2013 Antonella Ruggiero Italia – Simone Cristicchi Italy
2014 Valter Sivilotti – Friuli
2015 Angelo Branduardi – Italy
2016 Luigi Lai – Sardinia
2017 Fairport Convention – England
2018 Claudio Trotta – Italy
2019 Alberto Fortis – Italy
2020 Teresa de Sio – Italy
2021 Enzo Avitabile – Italy

In 2022 the Award has been awarded to Judy Collins. Judy Collins – USA.

In addition to being one of the most remarkable interpreters and authors of the American scene, she was a representative for UNICEF and campaigns on behalf of the abolition of land and sea mines, always showing a firm commitment to social activism.