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Greensboro Greek Festival celebrates culture, engages community over this past weekend

essica Oberlies, (left), and Betselot Tessema eat gyros and take a break from performing at the 2017 Greensboro Greek Festival.//Photo by Julia Martins de Sa/The Guilfordian

Julia Martins de Sa, Assistant Photo Editor

October 6, 2017

Carefree dancing, lively music, delicious food and a welcoming ambiance. The 2017 Greensboro Greek Festival was home to all of these this past weekend. Thousands of people came from all over the Triad to listen to the live band play both modern and traditional Greek songs, and to watch the dance performances...

77th National Folk Festival animates Greensboro

The National Folk Festival featured six different stages throughout downtown Greensboro featuring musical pieces, dance performances and folklife demonstrations. This is the last year the city of Greensboro will be hosting the free festival which took place from Friday, Sept. 8 to Sunday Sept. 10 2017.//Photo by Fernando Jimenez/The Guilfordian

Yunah Kim and Abigail AbantoHollans, Staff Writers

September 15, 2017

After 77 years, the National Folk Festival has become one of the largest and longest-running celebrations of arts and culture. This year’s Festival was held in Greensboro, North Carolina from Friday, Sept. 8, to Sunday, Sept. 10. With over 50 performers and thousands of people attending, this celebration...