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Bob Bolton wins lifetime award

February 21, 2017

from latest NFF newsletter
The 2017 National Folk Festival was officially launched last night at the National Library of Australia by ACT Minister for the Arts and Community Events Gordon Ramsay. Minister Ramsay spoke warmly of the Festival to the 80 strong crowd representing government, embassies, media, sponsors, volunteers and members of our festival community and, highlighted the Festival’s importance as a cultural event for the National Capital.
Board President Gabriel Mackey announced photographer and long time member of the Sydney Bush Music Club, Bob Bolton as the 2017 recipient of the Festival’s Lifetime Achievement Award.
The importance of the National’s ongoing partnership with the National Library of Australia was highlighted by NLA Director-General Anne-Marie Schwirtlich while guests were treated to some fantastic music delivered by Siobhan Owen from South Australia and Canberra duo Guyy and the Fox

Bob Bolton is the 2017 recipient of the National Folk Festival’s Lifetime Achievement Award.

Sandra Nixon
Hon. Secretary
Bush Music Club Inc
Founded 1954
GPO Box 433
Sydney 2001
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  1. Convenor permalink

    Well deserved. Bob has been contributing in many ways, especially with his camera, for many years. A real folk pioneer.

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