Special Programs

2017 CVC Greensboro Open Powered by Sprite

In 2017 the Festival hosted the “CVC Greensboro Open Powered by Sprite,” a 1 vs. 1 breakdancing competition that was held during the National Folk Festival in Greensboro, NC on September 9 & 10.  Learn more about this program.


Fabric of Freedom (2015 – 2016)

Fabric of Freedom was a series of arts programs that celebrated the diversity and cultural history of Greensboro, host city for the National Folk Festival (2015-2017). Exhibits, music, dance, community events, and more were presented in venues across the city during the two-year run of the program in 2015 and 2016.  In its second year, Fabric of Freedom extended the spirit of the Festival across Greensboro, serving over 3,200 attendees. The Fabric of Freedom program was funded by a National Endowment for the Arts “Our Town” grant and co-sponsored by the AJ Fletcher Foundation and Lincoln Financial. Learn more about this program.