In Search of Friendly, Culturally Inquisitive, Globally-Minded Guides for Folkmoot 2017

Though the work is demanding, the rewards of being a Folkmoot Festival guide are meaningful and memorable. A once-in-a-lifetime personal growth and cultural exchange experience awaits for up to 20 individuals, sought by Folkmoot USA to provide…

Vendors are needed for 2017 Folkmoot Festival

Two crowd-pleasing events, part of the annual Folkmoot Festival, are seeking professional artists, community craftspeople, nonprofit organizations, and food vendors.  Specifically, vendors are sought for the 2017 Many Cultures Children’s…

Folkmoot gets grants to grow local, international programs

The Fund for Haywood County partnered with The Community Foundation of Western North Carolina to award a Natural and Cultural Resources grant to North Carolina’s International Folk Festival. Folkmoot was challenged to improve the decades-old…

Sean Gaskell will perform for Folkmoot Fundraiser

Sean Gaskell features traditional songs on the 21 stringed West African Kora.  The Kora is native to the Mande peoples who live within the countries of Gambia, Senegal, Mali, Guinea, and Guinea Bissau. The music is traditionally played…

Folkmoot Honors Ed Broadwell

At the quarterly Home Trust Haywood County Community board meeting in Waynesville, retired Home Trust Chairman and CEO Ed Broadwell was honored as an emeritus director for North Carolina's International Folk Festival. "Folkmoot's board…