T. Nile
British Columbia

Canadian Folk Music Awards

Until their creation in 2005,
there existed no awards that celebrated
and promoted folk music in Canada

The awards were presented at the Canadian Museum of Civilization

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Shelagh Rogers, host of CBC Radio "Sounds Like Canada"
Benoit Bourque, musician and step dancer

Florent Vollant

Rita Chiarelli
Best Solo Artist - World
"Cuore" -
The Italian Sessions

Ron Hynes
Sonny's Dream

Brigitte Saint-Aubin
Best New Emerging Artist

Alan Neal, Host "All in a Day," CBC Radio One

Sylvia Tyson

The Mighty Popo
Best World Artist, Group

Sarah Dugas

The Duhks
Best Album-Contemporary

Leonard Podolak

Jordan McConnell, Tania Elizabeth

Jordan McConnell

Sarah Noni Metzner
Best Solo Artist
"Daybreak Mourning"
British Columbia

Ian Tamblyn

Kyrie Kristmanson
Young Performer of the Year
"The Kyrie K. Groove"

La Part du Quêteux
Best Album - Traditional
 "Paye la Traite"

Elmer Deagle


Roddy Campbell
Editor, Penguin Eggs
Canada's Folk, Roots and World Magazine

Brad Keller (guitar), John Showman (fiddle), Andrew Collins (mandolin), Brian Kobayakawa (bass)

The Creaking Tree String Quartet
Best Instrumentalist, Group
"The Sound Track"
Pushing the Boundaries
"The Soundtrack"

Pascal Miousse


Pastelle LeBlanc

Sam Gesser
One of Canada's leading impresarios
Member of the Order of Canada
Resonance Award Presented by the Canadian Museum of Civilization
for Outstanding Lifetime Achievement in Promoting, Preserving or Performing Music in Canada

On Left
Dr. Sheldon Posen, Curator, Canadian Folklife, Canadian Museum of Civilization
 Conceiver of the Resonance Award

Sam Gesser
Atesh Sonneborn
Associate Director
Smithsonian Folkways Recordings
Washington, D.C.

Dr. Sheldon Posen

Mary Gick
Carleton University
Former Chair, Department of Psychology

Chris White
Ottawa Folk Festival
Founding Artistic Director

Steve Ritchie
Best Vocal Group
"Dance Like Flames"

Sandra Swannell, Terry Young

Al Parrish

Shelagh Rogers

Kuljit Sodhi

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