Omega Seamaster Professional Ceramic

top tent to keep the rain off spectators as well.

Omega Seamaster Professional Ceramic

in Upper Ferry. Mr. Aucoin said a lot of hard work went into preparing for the first year.

the spring of 1982, Mr. Aucoin helped form the Codroy Valley Fiddler's Association. That group had been toying with the idea of a folk festival. The local Lions club, now defunct, also wanted to help start a folk festival in the valley.

Omega Seamaster Professional Ceramic

"It has promoted the music of the area," he said. "People from away, they can't get over the talent."

Omega Seamaster Professional Ceramic

Omega Seamaster Professional Ceramic

Omega Seamaster Professional Ceramic

Although ballads and recitations were common enough at family gathering or kitchen parties years ago, Mrs. Brownrigg said it was Mr. Downey who got up in public venues and Omega Seamaster Professional Ceramic shared them with generations of valley residents.

The permanent stage has a roof and flush toilets. There are more flush toilets at the other end of the venue, and a big Omega Watches Pictures

In Omega Seamaster Aqua Terra Black Dial

It has been that way from the start. Joe Aucoin served as chair of the organizing committee for over 20 years. He remembers getting ready for the first festival in 1982.

This year's festival will be dedicated to Jerome Downey, now in his late 80s, for preserving Scottish and local folk traditions that might have otherwise been lost.

Omega Seamaster Professional Ceramic

In later years they tried setting up on the soccer pitch but now the festival has found a permanent home on the foundation of an old arena.

Omega Seamaster Professional Ceramic

Patsy Brownrigg, chair of the festival, said Mr. Downey carried on a lot of the traditional songs, ballads and recitations.

"We had to build a stage, get a port a potties, build dance floors and a canteen."

Omega Seamaster Professional Ceramic

"You talk to people in St. John's and they ask, 'Who's your headliner?' said Mrs. Brownrigg. "We don't do that. We focus on the locals. Every year someone new gets up."

A wealth of local talent including performers such as Mr. Downey has enabled the Codroy Valley Folk Festival to showcase local talent almost exclusively for three decades.

Mr. Aucoin said there were a few years when it appeared as if the folk festival might go by the wayside, but people always rallied to make it happen. Now he sees it as stronger than ever.

Omega Seamaster Professional Ceramic

"Right from the start, my idea was to get people out of the woodwork who could perform," he said. "There were people who got on the stage who would've never got on the stage if we hadn't asked."

´╗┐Codroy Valley Folk Festival celebrates 30th anniversary this weekend

Omega Seamaster Professional Ceramic

The original venue was on the baseball field Omega Seamaster Planet Ocean Nato

Omega Seamaster Professional Ceramic

Omega Constellation Gold

Nike Air Max Thea Grey Premium
Omega Seamaster Diver 300m Co-axial

Nike Air Max 2015 Purple And Pink
Omega Seamaster 9300

Nike Air Max 2015 Size 4
Nike Air Max Thea Black And Pink
Omega Seamaster Titanium Rose Gold

Omega Seamaster F300

Omega Seamaster Terra Aqua

Omega Seamaster Strap Options

Omega Speedmaster Special Edition

Nike Air Max Thea White Mens
Omega Constellation Black

Omega Watch Womens Price

Home / Omega Seamaster Professional Ceramic

Copyright 2006–2007 Phoenix Gallery. All rights reserved. Site design by . . . || mccallum design