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California Folklore Society
Founded in 1941, the Society supports the study of all aspects of regional, national, and international folklore. Anyone interested in folklore and folklife may join.
http://westernfolklore.org/

CityLore
A New York City-based cultural heritage/folklife non-profit organization. Citylore promotes, presents and works to preserve the traditional arts and local and ethnic cultures of the NY City.
http://www.citylore.org/

Historical Museum of Southern Florida: Folklife
Exhibits document South Florida's cultural diversity through the traditional arts, crafts, foodways, and music of Anglo-American, Latin American, and Afro Caribbean residents.
http://www.historical-museum.org/folklife/folklife.htm

Humboldt Folklife Society
Exists to preserve and promote the folk arts in music, dance, and craft. Events calendar, membership form, and news. Arcata, California.
http://www.humboldtfolklife.org/

Hungarian Folklore List Discussion Group
Perpetuating Hungarian folklore by exchanging thoughts, experiences, and ideas (in Hungarian and English).
http://hungaria.org/hal/folklor/

International Council of Organizations for Folklore Festivals and Folk Art
International organization related to UNESCO for the safeguarding, promotion and diffusion of traditional culture and folklore. Profile of the organization, publications, cultural activities, events, festivals, and members. [English/French/Spanish]
http://www.cioff.org/

National Council for the Traditional Arts
Dedicated to the preservation and documentation of traditional arts in the United States through festivals, tours, concerts, public radio, television programs and films.
http://ncta-usa.org/

New York Folklore Society
Information about the Society, its publications and programs, forums and conferences, plus links to other folklore and related resources.
http://www.nyfolklore.org/

Seattle Folklore Society - Washington
Current schedule of folk music concerts sponsored by the Seattle Folklore Society, Washington State
http://www.seafolklore.org/folksche.html

Spokane Folklore Society - Washington
Non-profit volunteer organization dedicated to the celebration of Folk Arts, particularly music and dance.
http://www.spokanefolklore.org/

The Giants Carriers Association
The Giants Carriers Association is a federation of the groups supporting the people carrying giants in Catalonia in the public festivals.
http://www.gegants.cat/

Virginia Folklife Program
The VFP assists cultural organizations, community groups, state agencies, and others in planning projects on Virginia folklife, and in writing grants to obtain funding to support such projects, with a focus on fieldwork and new media presentations of folklore.
http://www.virginiafolklife.org/

Virginia Folklore Society
Non-profit organization founded in 1913 and dedicated to the discovery, collection, publication, and preservation of folklore and traditional culture in Virginia and to furthering the understanding, appreciation, and performance of traditional arts and crafts of the State.
http://faculty.virginia.edu/vafolk/