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Takoma Park Folk Festival

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Children and parents alike enjoy the musical stylings of Eric Maring.

Children and parents alike enjoy the musical stylings of Eric Maring.1Picture by Alex JosephBlair alumnus Jacob Weisman watches the local band Radio Caroline perform.2Picture by Alex JosephThe Electric Maid, a popular music venue in Takoma Park, raises money to stay open.3Picture by Alex JosephFestival-goers choose from a variety of food from different cultures present in Takoma Park.4Picture by Alex JosephPeople stop by the House of Musical Traditions booth to buy exotic instruments and CDs.5Picture by Alex JosephThe Samover Russian Folk Ensemble performs traditional Russian and Ukrainian folk songs.6Picture by Alex JosephYoung ballerinas advertise the Maryland Youth Ballet.7Picture by Alex JosephA class based in Takoma Park demonstrates Capoeira, a form of Brazilian martial arts.8Picture by Alex JosephWhile Ruthie and the Wranglers perform, an interpreter translates for hearing impaired festival-goers.9Picture by Alex JosephSome performers rehearse for their act in the hallway.10Picture by Alex JosephPeople take refuge from the heat in the shade of a tree while listening to the bands.11Picture by Alex JosephA couple enjoys the music and dances in the summer heat.12Picture by Alex JosephTwo men lead a group in a traditional Bulgarian folk dance.13Picture by Alex Joseph
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