Stage Schedule

Skylands Stage

10:30 to 11:00 Opening Ceremonies
11:00 to 11:30 Roger Deitz

Folk Songs
11:30 to 12:00 Aytekin Senyaylar Turkish Band

Turkish Music
12:00 to 12:30 Awards Ceremony
12:30 to 1:20 Spook Handy

Folk Songwriter
1:20 to 1:30 Whirling Dervish
1:30 to 2:20 Amir Vahab

Turkish Band
2:20 to 2:30 Whirling Dervish
2:30 to 3:20 Masters of the Celtic Harp

Grainne Hambly & William Jackson
3:20 to 3:30 Whirling Dervish
3:30 to 4:20 Lenni-Lenape Pow Wow

Nanticoke Lenni-Lenape Tribal Nation
4:20 to 4:30 Whirling Dervish
4:30 to 5:05 McDermott’s Handy

Irish Music Hall of Fame
5:15 to 6:00 RJ Storm & Old School

Bluegrass from Newport Folk Festival

Pinelands Stage

11:00 to 12:00 Next Generation of Traditional Irish Music

Kathy DeAngelo and Students
12:00 to 12:30 Pete McDonough

Delta Blues
12:30 to 1:00 Turkish Musical Instruments

Amir Vehab
1:00 to 1:30 Roger Deitz

Folk Songs
1:30 to 2:00 Jim Albertson & Friends

Folk Songs
2:00 to 2:30 RJ Storm & Old School

Bluegrass from Newport Folk Festival
2:30 to 3:00 Spook Handy

Folk Songwriter
3:00 to 3:30 Magnolia St. String Band

Americana
3:30 to 4:00 McDermott’s Handy

Irish Music Hall of Fame
4:00 to 4:30 Masters of the Celtic Harp

Grainne Hambly & William Jackson
4:30 to 5:00 Michael Soga

Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young tribute

Shore Stage

11:00 to 12:00 Old Time Jam

Stony Brook Friends of Old Time Music
12:00 to 1:00 Bluegrass Jam

Bluegrass and Old Time Music Association of NJ
1:00 to 2:00 Irish Seisiun

South Jersey Irish Seisiun
2:00 to 2:30 Kate Vargas

Singer-Songwriter Winner
2:30 to 3:00 Kala Farnam

Singer-Songwriter Winner
3:00 to 3:30 Joe Cat

Singer-Songwriter Winner
3:30 to 4:00 Sara Onteneda

Singer-Songwriter Winner
4:00 to 4:30 Grace Morrison

Singer-Songwriter Winner
4:30 to 5:00 Chloe Jacobson

Singer-Songwriter Winner

Seminar Tent

Stage Manager: Sofia Gharaibeh

This new addition will feature discussions & lectures

11:00 to 11:25 Folklife at Tuckerton Seaport

Jaclyn Stewart Wood
The Tuckerton Seaport is a working maritime village & museum located in Tuckerton, NJ. The 40-acre site features 17 historic & recreated buildings connected by a boardwalk, a maritime forest, and wetlands nature trail.
11:30 to 11:55

The Role of the New Jersey Folklore Society

Ameurfina Nazario
The society was founded in 1945 as an academic organization. Since 2001, it has broadened its scope and become more inclusive. To remain viable and to reflect changes in the field, it has turned to public folklorists and to local organizations.
12:00 to 12:25 Kalmyk Folklife: From Nomadism to Global Urbanism

Nikolai Burlakoff
Originally, a nomadic people, the Kalmyks were one of the innumerable tribes united by Genghis Khan in the course of conquering much of Europe and Asia. In time, the Kalmyks became less nomadic and were incorporated into Russia.
12:30 to 12:50 Lenni Lenape Tribal Preservation

Reverend John Norwood
The history of this tribe in its homeland goes back over 10,000 years. They are the descendants of those Nanticoke & Lenape who remained, or returned, to their ancient homeland after many of them suffered removals and forced migrations.
1:00 to 1:25 Garifuna Language Maintenance

Eleanor Bullock
The Garifuna language is an offshoot of the Island Carib language, and it is spoken in Honduras, Belize, Guatemala, and Nicaragua by the Garifuna people. It is an Arawakan creole language with French, English, and Spanish influences.
1:30 to 1:55 Trucker Narratives: Life on the Road

Anthony Donato
Truckers since way back when, have always loved to tell stories about trucking on their CB radios, when on the road, waiting at the loading dock, and generally, when boredom strikes. There is nothing like a good tall tale to help pass the time.
2:00 to 2:25 Turkish Musical Instruments: the Ud and the Kanun

Aytekin Senyaylar
The music of Turkey is unique and includes both the Ud, a short-neck lute-type, pear shaped stringed instrument and the Kanun, a type of large zither with a thin trapezoidal soundboard that is famous for its unique melodramatic sound.
2:30 to 2:55 Culinary Traditions of Turkey

Serife Akkurt

The fact that the Ottoman Empire extended across such a large part of the world means that the food in contemporary Turkey has both influenced and been influenced by many different cultures including Greece, Armenia, and Bulgaria.
3:00 to 3:25 Carpet Weaving Traditions of Turkey

Aylin Boz Eser
The term “Turkish carpet” covers a wide variety of carpets and rugs that are woven by people throughout Central Asia and Asia Minor, which were once part of the Ottoman Empire. Carpet shops in every Turkish city attract many tourists.
3:30 to 3:55 Mustafa Kemal Atatürk, Founder of the Republic

Meral Muyesser
Ataturk’s image is on every piece of Turkish paper money and his name is synonymous with the birth of the Turkish Republic in 1923. He promulgated many important reforms, including inventing a new alphabet for the Turkish language.
4:00 to 4:25 The Teachings of Nasreddin Hodja

Omer Turk
Nasreddin Hodja is considered a philosopher and wise man, remembered for his funny stories and anecdotes. His stories usually have a subtle humor and a pedagogic nature. He can appear witty and wise, but sometimes a bit foolish.
4:30 to 5:00 The Art of the Golden Venture Refugees

Professor William Westerman
The story of the intricate artwork created by Chinese refugees, survivors of the Golden Venture shipwreck. The work represent these individuals’ attempt to fight frustration while incarcerated and reflect their shared hopes, dreams, and fears.

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