World Methodist Museum, Lake Junaluska, NC

World Methodist Museum Welcomes Folkmoot

Lake Junaluska has long been a valued partner of Folkmoot and this week the World Methodist Museum welcomes Folkmoot with flags of some of our participating nations! Flags draping the entrance of the museum this week highlight Bangladesh,…
Folkmoot is more social (media) than ever!

Folkmoot is more social (media) than ever!

Beginning with this, our 2015 edition, Folkmoot is more social (media) than ever! The festival launches Thursday and we want to see you - in person and online! A complete schedule and links to tickets is here. The line-up of fantastic dance…
Give the gift of Folkmoot this year!

It's here!! Folkmoot 2015 launches Thursday!

It's here!! Folkmoot 2015 launches Thursday! And you'll want to catch as many of the colorful, beautiful, dazzling moments you can - of course! A complete schedule and links to tickets is here. The line-up of fantastic dance troupes from…
Say, "Hello," in Filipino!

Say, "Hello," in Filipino!

Say, "Hello," in Filipino! The Philippines is a nation of many islands in the Western Pacific Ocean. Previously a colony of Spain and the United States, the Philippines has had many different cultural influences. The official languages of…
Folkmoot 2016 - Parade of Nations

Share your traditional garb during Folkmoot

Share your traditional garb during Folkmoot 2015! During the festival - July 16 to 26; schedule, performers and tickets here - we're hoping as many friends and supporters as possible with share with us your own cultural roots through your…
Folkmoot - Throw Back Thursday - Bashkiria 1994

Folkmoot - Throw Back Thursday

Folkmoot - Throw Back Thursday is a time to reflect on the beautiful and spirited Folkmoot Festivals of the past! As one can imagine, we've collected quite a truck full of photos in over three decades of Folkmoot Festivals. Aside from being…
free guidebook: first three ticket orders!

Free Guidebook: First Three Ticket Orders!

TODAY - Wednesday July 8th - free guidebook: first three ticket orders! The first three people to purchase tickets - today - will receive a free guidebook with the order. So don't wait or you might be too late! You can call our ticket…
Wednesday only! First three ticket orders!

Wednesday only! First three ticket orders!

Wednesday only! First three ticket orders! For one day only - Wednesday, July 8 - the first three ticket orders purchased over the phone, or in person at the Folkmoot Friendship Center will also receive a free Folkmoot 2015 Official Guidebook. Our…
Folkmoot: Many Cultures, One Community!

Folkmoot: Many Cultures, One Community!

Folkmoot: Many Cultures, One Community! Folkmoot was aptly named at its inception. Folkmoot is an old English word meaning, "a meeting of people," and that's exactly what we are. Underneath the hustle and bustle of each festival - and…
Folkmoot Sponsors make it all possible!

Folkmoot Sponsors make it all possible!

Without a doubt, Folkmoot Sponsors make it all possible! And, yes, we are without question so very grateful for the thousands of private donations and volunteer efforts of the entire community. But without our generous Sponsors - who give…
Say, "hello," in Spanish, Quechua - Folkmoot 2015

Say, "hello," in Spanish - or, maybe, in Quechua

Say, "hello," in Spanish - or, maybe, in Quechua. The "Say Hello" campaign is new to Folkmoot USA this 2015 festival. Today we explore greetings common to the people of Ecuador. Grupo de Danzas Tradicionales Ecuatorianas de Universidad Técnica…
Folkmoot - Throw Back Thursday

Folkmoot - Throw Back Thursday

Folkmoot - Throw Back Thursday is a time to reflect on the beautiful and spirited Folkmoot Festivals of the past! As one can imagine, we've collected quite a truck full of photos in over three decades of Folkmoot Festivals. Aside from being…