A Festival Poem

One of the smallest committees at the Folk Music Festival is the Video Committee. I interviewed Sid Tan, the coordinator of the group and he was kind enough to share this poem with us. The poem is about the Folk Music Festival and the joys of volunteering. This is not the media debut of this […]

Lantern Committee Volunteer

Say hello to Andrew B. a member of the Lantern Committee who you have probably seen in the procession at the end of the evening. His lantern was quite complex with some LED lights in addition to the traditional candle. He explains some of the building process and gives some hints on how to build […]

Volunteer Medical Help On-site

Back behind the artisan shops, there is an area next to the kitchen where many volunteers spend their hours. Unlike some committee members, they are not working in full view of the stage and the music that reaches them is filtered through the trees and booths that separate them from the nearest stage. Who are […]

Volunteer Since 1982

[singlepic id=21 w=320 h=240 float=left]    Mark White has ben volunteering at the Folk Music Festival since 1982 and his wife usually volunteers too!  He has worked a number of committees during the time and talks about his experiences and the functions of the committees he has served on. Thank you Mark for contributing to so […]

2010 Friday Evening Volunteers

Mark W. was enjoying the last of his meal, but was kind enough to talk to me about the various roles he has played during his many years of volunteering. Jeff M. is taking care of festival goers in the medical tent. Dan K. is your man for information. Cathy, “Sunshine Cat”, Joanne H. and […]

2009 Volunteer Stories Remembered

Last year was my first year documenting the stories of the volunteers and I had the privilege of working with Dean Buscher, (second from right) who took most of the photos with his beautiful Nikon D3. I did bring my trusty Nikon D50 and my Zoom H4 audio recorder. Jonathan, our coordinator is far right, […]

Volunteers in action video Vancouver Folk Music Festival 2009

Video of Volunteers doing their jobs for “Volunteer stories”. Collecting stories of Volunteers for Vancouver Folk Music Festival 2009. Video by Kryshan Randel, Interview by angel hamilton, video converted by Jonathan Hanley ( Vimeo profile ) Bookmark It Hide Sites

Rock climbing video Vancouver Folk Music Festival 2009

Video of Rock climbing for “Volunteer stories”. Collecting stories of Volunteers for Vancouver Folk Music Festival 2009. Video by Kryshan Randel, Interview by angel hamilton, video converted by Jonathan Hanley ( Vimeo profile ) Bookmark It Hide Sites

Volunteer video interview at vancouver folk music festival 2009

Video of  Volunteer for “Volunteer stories”. Collecting stories of Volunteers for Vancouver Folk Music Festival 2009. Video by Kryshan Randel, Interview by angel hamilton, video converted by Jonathan Hanley ( Vimeo profile ) Bookmark It Hide Sites

Mariana Holmer video interview at vancouver folk music festival 2009

Video of Mariana Holmer for “Volunteer stories”. Collecting stories of Volunteers for Vancouver Folk Music Festival 2009. Video by Kryshan Randel, Interview by angel hamilton, video converted by Jonathan Hanley ( Vimeo profile ) Bookmark It Hide Sites