cultural expressions of a particular group of people, manifested in verbal form (proverbs, jokes, legends, songs), material form (objects of art), customs (beliefs and ways of doing things); academic discipline that studies folklore

Folklore is the body of culture shared by a particular group of people; it encompasses the traditions common to that culture, subculture or group. This includes oral traditions such as tales, legends, proverbs and jokes.


  • Folklore is artistic communication in small groups

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  Encyclopedic article on Folklore on Wikipedia