Folkmoot – Let’s Join Hands in One Big Circle, Friday, July 21 – Folk Dance Day Camp – 9am – 3pm
, $40. Dancers of all abilities who are inspired by folk dance and live music can learn international folk dance with semi-professional performers from around the globe. Learn basic concepts and movements, understand the similarities and differences between cultures and hear timeless, captivating stories behind the dances of each international group. The day includes make and take cultural crafts and culminates in a short performance with the groups and community participants. Families and youth groups are encouraged to register. Snacks, lunch, and drinks will be provided. Discounts are available to groups of four or more if pre-registered together. For more information, contact Caroline Brown Williamson, firstname.lastname@example.org. To register, Folkmoot.org or828-452-2997.
Folkmoot, a word meaning “meeting of the people,” provides communities all over Western North Carolina the opportunity to build a deeper sense of connection, mutual respect and shared purpose by experiencing other cultures. Dancers from 10 nations around the globe will perform at 34th edition of Folkmoot Festival when it convenes July 20-30 in our beloved Smoky Mountains. Click for information on visiting countries.
For lodging, please contact: VisitNCSmokies.com