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National Folk Festival

Introduction

The National Folk Festival, held in Canberra every Easter, draws together people from all around the world with singing, dancing, tunes, and verse.

The National Folk Festival has also begun developing education resource material to assist teachers to educate about music and musical instruments.

Following is the National Folk Festival education material posted on FTfs.

Themed curriculum support resources

Program & Contributor Student Level

The Violin/Fiddle – National Folk Festival

Focuses on the violin/fiddle, how it is made, its history and the contribution it makes to various cultures.

Facts for students, lesson and activity ideas, student activity sheets and extra resources including fiddles throughout the world interactive map and interactive quiz.

  • lower primary
  • primary
  • middle years

Go The Violin/Fiddle – Themed curriculum support resources

Interactives & videos

Interactive / VideoStudent Level

3D Violin

Learn about the various parts of a violin with this hands-on interactive.

Note: Further Violin/Fiddle resources are available on this site.

Interactive image
  • lower primary
  • primary
  • middle years

Play 3D Violin

Fiddles throughout the world interactive map

Explore the history and types of violins/fiddles found throughout the world.

Note: Further Violin/Fiddle resources are available on this site.

Interactive image
  • lower primary
  • primary
  • middle years

Play Fiddles throughout the world interactive map

Multiple choice Violin Quiz

Test your knowledge of the violin with this fun, musical multiple choice quiz.

Note: Further Violin/Fiddle resources are available on this site.

Interactive image
  • lower primary
  • primary
  • middle years

Play Multiple choice Violin Quiz

For your calendar

Event Date/s

National Folk Festival: A five-day festival held every Easter in Canberra. It draws together people from Australia and the world to share in songs, dances, tunes, and verses that have flowed through the ages. The Violin/Fiddle resources are available on this site. For more information visit folkfestival.org.au

18 April 2019 –
22 April 2019