The Living Tradition Award 

Awarded annually to a person, group or organisation that, by their dedication and commitment has contributed to one of the many facets of the Australian traditional music landscape for the better. Nominations are accepted up until the end of June.

Put Living Tradition Award in the subject box and email your nomination to:

Please include a short (250 word limit) explanation as to why your nominated person, group or organisation is deserving of this award as well as your name, contact details, and organisation & position (if applicable).

 Reciter of the Year

Reciter of the Year is awarded for the best performance of a poem (contemporary or traditional). It takes place as part of the two poets breakfasts (Sat & Sun mornings) at the festival and every poet who attends is eligible to enter and there  no fee. The competition will be judged by the previous year’s winner. For those who want to take part the rules are simple: 1) You must recite (rather than read) your poem; 2) You may recite whatever you please but the performance must not be longer than 8 mins; 3) the material must be suitable for a general family audience.