A Decision Not Taken Lightly

A Decision Not Taken Lightly

The following is a guest blog written by a member of the Albany Tulip Queen Selection Committee. The Selection Committee is a dedicated group of community advocates, local leaders and former Tulip Court members who volunteer their time to help choose the right group of five young women from the dozens of applications received each year. The Queen & Court spend a full year serving the community through literacy programs and outreach and act as ambassadors for the City; choosing the right [...]

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Tulip Mania Music Project

Tulip Mania Music Project

Attention Local 518 Musicians! Take your place in Albany history by joining in the Tulip Mania Music Project! The City of Albany, the Albany Public Library and Exit 97.7 have teamed up to challenge YOU to carry on the legacy of Albany’s famous Tulip Festival by putting your own spin on the long-lost, 62-year-old “official Tulip Festival song”, “When Tulips Bloom Again.” Recently uncovered by local history buff Julie O’Connor as sheet music published in 1957, [...]

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The City of Albany, NY Office of Cultural Affairs plans, produces and co-sponsors an array of fairs, festivals, and concerts promoting art, entertainment and cultural interest for all ages. These special events are 100% underwritten by generous local and national sponsors.



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