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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

Student interactives

Student LevelPlays On Interactive
  • lower primary
  • primary
  • middle years
  • PC
  • Mac
  • IWB

The violin/fiddle: 3D Violin

Play 3D Violin

  • lower primary
  • primary
  • middle years
  • PC
  • Mac
  • IWB

The violin/fiddle: Fiddles throughout the world interactive map

Play Fiddles throughout the world interactive map

  • lower primary
  • primary
  • middle years
  • PC
  • Mac
  • IWB

The violin/fiddle: Multiple choice Violin Quiz

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. Music resources focused on the the violin/fiddle are available in the themed curriculum support resources on this site. For more information visit folkfestival.org.au

29 March 2018 –
3 April 2018