CCHAP Projects

Over its twenty-five years, CCHAP has produced a great variety of folklife and folk arts projects in partnership with Connecticut traditional artists and communities. See selected initiatives here

  • Sewing Circle Sewing Circle

    Beginning in 2007 to encourage production and marketing of traditional crafts among the immigrant communities in the Greater Hartford area and across the state.

  • Mas: Carnival Costumes from Hartford’s West Indian Community Mas: Carnival Costumes from Hartford’s West Indian Community

    Since 2011, CCHAP has partnered with the Connecticut Caribbean International Carnival Association to train Hartford youth in Carnival traditions central to their ethnic background.

  • New Lives / New England New Lives / New England

    This project highlights refugee and new immigrant traditional artists now living in Connecticut, Vermont and Maine.

  • Radio Festivals Project Radio Festivals Project

    Words and sound were woven together by to create podcasts and audio slide shows.

  • Sounds Like Home Sounds Like Home

    Collaborating with WNPR to record the music and traditions of ethnic Connecticut.