The FAA’s Contribution to Folk Award 2022:
- recognizes an outstanding contribution to Folk Music in Australia by an individual, group or organisation in any folk music genre.
- recognizes a significant contribution over a period of time in any aspect of Folk Music community/industry, including:- performing/ organizing/ presenting/ collecting/ teaching/ collaboration/publishing.
Last year’s recipient for this recognition was David De Santi, a founder of one of the country’s most successful bush bands Wongawilli, long-term service to the Illawarra Folk Club and the Illawarra Folk Festival, a key role in the Pioneer Performer Series, publisher and producer, and more.
- The panel for this award is the Board of Folk Alliance Australia. Who will assess the following:- Nomination material/Nature of the contribution, acknowledgment by Peers, Contribution to folk music preservation/development/ community involvement and overall impact of the contribution.
- There is NO Fee to be paid to Nominate or enter this Award. Entry is FREE.
Nomination for AFMA Contribution to Folk Award
- All Nominations must be made via the On-Line Entry Form
- If you nominated last year and were unsuccessful, you are able to re-apply this year (the quality and quantity of 2021 nominations was exceptional).
- All questions must be completed and information requested is to be supplied as links or attachments only as requested. Your Application may be invalid if all information is not submitted.
- You may nominate for more than one AFMA Award (if applicable a separate fee must be paid)
- Nominations close on 12 Midnight Sunday 31st July 2022 EST. Late entries will not be accepted.
- The nominated person(s) for Contribution to Folk Award must be an Australian Permanent Resident. Group/Acts members must comprise 50% of Australian permanent residents.
- Parental Permission must be submitted for nominations of persons under the age of 18 years.
- Once you have submitted your nomination entry and paid the entry fee you will receive a confirmation email.
- The Award for Contribution to Folk will be presented at the Folk Awards event on Wednesday 26th October.
- Awards are decided by a panel of selected judges with expertise in folk music and the folk music sector. Their decisions are deemed final. No correspondence will be entered into.
- No Finalist list will be published. The Award shall be announced with one recipient.
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