We are a finalists for the AFMA awards!

The Australian Folk Music Awards for 2023 are approaching, the panel of expert judges from all over Australia has selected some amazingly talented and special acts and projects from the past year as the finalists in these awards.πŸ†πŸͺ•πŸŽ»

We are incredibly excited and grateful to be among them as an AFMA Community/Cultural Project of the year finalist!!

We are also SUPER PROUD of a number of our past CresFest acts who are joining us as finalists in a range of different categories!πŸ‘


Here is a list of these awesome and inspiring musicians and their categories:

Contemporary Folk Music Album of The Year FINALISTS

– Monique Clare

– Joyce Prescher

– Lucy Wise

Artist of the Year – Solo FINALISTS

– Fred Smith

– Monique Clare

Artists of the Year Duo/Group/Ensemble FINALISTS

– Austral

– Gusto Gusto

– Weeping Willows

– We Mavericks

Instrumentalist of The Year FINALIST

– Josh Bennett

Youth Folk Artist of The Year FINALIST

– Apolline

The People’s Choice Award FINALISTS

– Joyce Prescher (Vic)

– Lucy Wise (Vic)

– The Royal High Jinx (Vic)

– The Weeping Willows (Vic)

We would also like to extend a TREMENDOUS thankyou to the Australian Folk Music Awards and to Folk Alliance Australia for this great honour and for all the great work that they do for the folk music world!

CresFest acknowledges the traditional owners of the land on which we live, learn and work, the Dja Dja Wurrung people of the Kulin Nation.
We pay our respects to all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Elders and recognise that sovereignty was never ceded.