Submissions are open for the 9th annual Canadian Folk Music Awards

Submissions are open for the 9th annual Canadian Folk Music Awards (CFMA). Canadian artists and groups whose albums were released in Canada between June 15, 2012 to June 14, 2013 are eligible.

DEADLINE : All submission details and payments must be received through the CFMA website no later than 5:00 p.m. EST, Friday, June 28, 2013. CDs must be mailed to the CFMA office and received by the same date.

Mailing Address
Canadian Folk Music Awards
508-B Gladstone Avenue
Ottawa, Ontario K1R 5P1

Established by Canada’s burgeoning and internationally-recognized folk music community, the awards currently boast 20 categories. Five nominees are chosen for each category. A three stage jury process by 100 jurors located across Canada representing all official provinces, territories and languages determine the official winners in each category. Complete eligibility requirements are listed here: http://folkawards.ca/eligibility/

The 2013 CFMA weekend takes place November 8-10, 2013 in Calgary, Alberta and includes concerts from many of the nominees. The gala awards event, featuring live performances from some of the best of Canada’s folk community, happens at the University of Calgary Theatre on November 10, 2013.