The Maritime Fiddlers Association (MFA) is a non-profit organization that promotes old time fiddling in the Canadian Maritime region. The MFA was first formed March 28, 1981 and continues a strong tradition of supporting all ages in fiddle related events including concerts, contests, festivals, workshops, and the ever popular ‘Fiddle-Doo’.
The objectives of the Association are:
· to preserve old time fiddling music
· to promote informal fiddling ‘jam sessions’
· to improve the promotion of old time fiddling such as through the media
· to encourage public interest in old time fiddling as part of our culture
· to keep fiddlers and interested persons informed of fiddling news and events
· to encourage public interest in old time fiddling as part of our culture.
· to encouraging the next generation of fiddlers to join in the fun.
· to honour groups and individuals who help preserve and promote old time fiddling, with the presentation of awards, certificates, and life time memberships.