Folklife and Research

Folklife and Research Programmes

Welcome to Folklife and Research
Bermuda boasts a rich, diverse and fascinating Folklife, with roots that stretch back for many centuries. The Department is dedicated to honouring, preserving and studying Bermuda’s remarkable Folklife. Our Digital Folklife Archives section is still in the development phase. Please check back soon.

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:the traditions, activitues, skills, and products (as handicrafts) of a particular people or group

Bermuda Heritage Facts

Music and Entertainment

 Some of the first Gombey groups were Shaggy's crowd, Norford's crowd, and Nine Eggs

(Bermuda Folklore and Calypso Poems, by Stan Seymour )

Folklife Events