Folkmoot 2015 - places to see, things to do!

Folkmoot 2015 - places to go, things to do!

Folkmoot 2015 - places to go, things to do! The 2015 Folkmoot Festival is just around the corner: July 16-26! (schedule and tickets here) And the day is getting closer for our 2015 line up of dance troupes to arrive in Waynesville, NC to…
performing dance troupes of Folkmoot 2015

Performing dance troupes of Folkmoot 2015

The performing dance troupes of Folkmoot 2015 will come from as far away as Bangladesh, Estonia and Indonesia and as nearby as Quebec, Puerto Rico and our own neighbors and friends, the Cherokee. Neighbors and members of our family of nations…
Say Hello in Bengali

Say Hello in Bengali

Say Hello in Bengali, the language of Bangladesh. A dance troupe from the Bangladesh Academy of Fine Arts will be one of the featured performing troupes during Folkmoot 2015. Bangladesh - বাংলাদেশ  - Bānlādēśa Hello: হ্যাল…
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…
Folkmoot Ambassador Scott McLeod shares insights

Folkmoot Ambassador Scott McLeod shares insights

We got a chance recently to sit down with Folkmoot Ambassador Scott McLeod and hear some of his insight on Folkmoot. What does Folkmoot mean to you?  It means a meeting of the people. Folkmoot is about sharing to me; its about people sharing…

Folkmoot 2015 in Beautiful WNC!

Folkmoot 2015 in beautiful WNC! The festival and region's biggest party kicks off July 16 right here in Waynesville, NC - that's less than a month from now! Our diverse lineup this year includes groups from Ecuador, Chile, Estonia, Bangladesh,…
Manigance Compagnie de Danse

Folkmoot 2015: Say Peace in French!

The word for Peace in French is Paix (Pronounced in English: "pay" barely touching the, "y.") For Folkmoot 2015 we will say Peace in French (along with several other languages). The Manigance Compagnie de Danse, from the town of…
Happy Father's Day: Father of Folkmoot

Happy Father's Day: Father of Folkmoot

Happy Father's Day: Father of Folkmoot Folkmoot USA would like to wish all the fathers out there a very happy Father’s Day. On this day we take the time to remember and celebrate our own father, Dr. Clinton Border. At the ripe age of…
Multi Cultural Carnival - Wish List

Folkmoot is launching the “Say Hello” campaign

To teach children about international cultures Folkmoot is launching the “Say Hello” campaign for the 2015 Festival. The campaign, leading up to - and during - Folkmoot 2015, July 16-26, will be fun, educational, interactive and engaging. Say,…
Catch the Spirit of Appalachia - Mountain Music

Afternoon of Mountain Music at Folkmoot!

It will be a June 14th afternoon of mountain music, clogging, storytelling, mural art and a cake walk at the Folkmoot Friendship Center - and you won't want to miss this display of Western Carolina mountain heritage! Catch the Spirit of Appalachia…
Town of Waynesville to Folkmoot: $35,000

Get inside Folkmoot as a volunteer or guide!

It's the best seat in the house when you get inside Folkmoot as a volunteer or guide! We're accepting applications now for Folkmoot USA Festival 2015 as volunteers and guides and if you've ever wanted to see the inner-Folkmoot: behind the…
Folkmoot Festival 2015

Folkmoot Festival 2015 Schedule of Events!

The Folkmoot Festival 2015 Schedule of Events has been announced and tickets are on sale online, by phone (1.877.FOLK.USA) and at the Folkmoot box office! From the pageantry, color and community celebration of the opening weekend to the drama…