Nominations are open for the 2020 Best Folk Artist | Te Kaipuoro Taketake Toa.

The Auckland Folk Festival is New Zealand’s largest folk music and dance festival. Come and celebrate the 47th annual festival at the Kumeu Showgrounds on Auckland Anniversary Weekend.  With international guest artists, musicians from around New Zealand, six stages, and 2020’s Best Folk Artist tui presented on the Sunday evening there is something for everyone!

Entry for Best Folk Artist 2020 is open to NZ Folk Artists with recordings released between 1 October 2018 and 30 September 2019.

Full Terms & Conditions of entry can be found here.

When you are ready to submit a nomination, please log in HERE. Entries must be submitted online. To be eligible for judging entries must be submitted to Recorded Music NZ before 5pm on Friday 1st November.

The winner/s will be announced and the Tui trophy presented at the Auckland Folk Festival on the evening of Sunday 26 January 2020.