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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Folklife

Pronunciation:
fohk-lahyf
Function:
noun
:the traditions, activitues, skills, and products (as handicrafts) of a particular people or group

Bermuda Heritage Facts

Bermuda Roots

Many Bermudians can trace their roots back to the Caribbean islands such as St. Kitts and the Dutch Antillies Islands of Saba and St. Eustacius

(Folklife Research, 2000)

Folklife Events