Talking about our Maypole practices in the April 24, 2017 edition of the Milwaukee Wisconsin Sentinel Journal.
In 2016, a small film crew from the French television show, Échappées Belles visited Folklore Village during our annual Fall Swedish Weekend. They were particularly interested in nyckelharpa. The footage was included in an episode entitled “Couleurs d’Automne à Chicago,” which originally aired February 4, 2017. To exclusively see the Folklore Village footage, please watch from the 1:03:36 to 1:04:45 time frames.
Gayle Worland writes a special report on Folklore Village’s Grammy Grant project: The Jane Farwell Collection of Recorded Music in the November 6, 2016 of the Wisconsin State Journal.
Denise Thornton, from the Dodgeville Chronicle, writes in anticipation of our 2nd Sustainability Weekend. http://www.thedodgevillechronicle.com/main.asp?SectionID=1&SubSectionID=8&ArticleID=7383
Brooke Bechen from the Dodgeville Chronicle tells the story of the efforts of Folklore Village volunteers to rebuild the Aslak Lie House October 29, 2015. http://www.thedodgevillechronicle.com/main.asp?SectionID=1&SubSectionID=8&ArticleID=6494
The visit to Folklore Village, and the writing of the article then inspired Brooke to write a short essay on the value of handwork on November 12, 2015:
On December 19, 2014, Chelsey Lewis provided a great overview of Folklore Village: http://www.jsonline.com/story/travel/wisconsin/day-out/2014/12/19/day-out-ethnic-traditions-live-on-at-folklore-village/87626658/
In April of 2014, The Dodgeville Chronicle announces the hiring of new Folklore Village Director, Terri Van Orman: http://www.thedodgevillechronicle.com/main.asp?SectionID=1&SubSectionID=8&ArticleID=4737
and in December of that year, Madeline Uraneck wrote an article about Terri for The Voice of the River Valley (page 3).http://voiceoftherivervalley.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/02/201412-voice-web.pdf