CCHAP Projects

Since its inception in 1991, 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 Camp Mas Camp

    Mas Camp: Carnival Costumes Summer Youth Employment Program was a partnership between the Exotic One’s Band and the Connecticut Historical Society’s Connecticut Cultural Heritage Arts Program from 2011-2020.

  • New Lives / New England New Lives / New England

    This project highlighted refugee and new immigrant traditional artists now living in Connecticut, Vermont and Maine during 2013-2014.

  • Radio Festivals Project Radio Festivals Project

    Words and sound were woven together by to create podcasts and audio slide shows during 2008-2009

  • Sounds Like Home Sounds Like Home

    Collaborating with WNPR to record the music and traditions of ethnic Connecticut in 1995.

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