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Folkmoot 2017: Ayalot Hanegev of Israel!

  The Israel Representative Dance Ensemble “Ayalot Hanegev “comes to Folkmoot from the city of Be'er-Sheva. The group was founded in 1980 under the artistic direction of choreographer Moti Alkiss. Ayalot Hanegev performed at Folkmoot…

Folkmoot 2017: Utkarsh Dance Academy from India!

Utkarsh Dance Academy wowed guests at Folkmoot in 2001 and 2004 and Folkmoot is proud to have the team returning again this year. The dance company was founded in 1994 in the famous city of Surat located in Gujarat, India, and has been entertaining…

Folkmoot 2017: The Red River Welsh Folk Dancers

Dawnswyr Gwerin Yr Afon Goch (The Red River Welsh Folk Dancers) is recognized world-wide for their unique performances of Irish and Welsh style dances. The school was established in Winnipeg in the fall of 1947 with no more than a dozen pupils,…

How to Volunteer for the Festival

With the Folkmoot Festival just around the corner, there are still a lot of donations and requests to be coordinated before our groups arrive in July. We had a successful volunteer meeting on May 15th, including a discussion about our basic…

2017 Venues for Festival

      Folkmoot Friendship Center: The Folkmoot Friendship Center is located at 112 Virginia Ave in Waynesville, NC. In 2002, Folkmoot Friendship Center opened in what was previously the Hazelwood Elementary School.…

2017 Festival Schedule

Folkmoot: North Carolina’s International Folk Festival, Folk Dance & World Culture in the Mountains of WNC July 20-30, 2017 Named by USA Today as one of the Top Twenty Festivals in North Carolina, Folkmoot is a ten-day event, held across…

Meet Catherine MacCallum, new Operations & Volunteer Coordinator

There is some exciting news to share at Folkmoot! You will see a new face at the Folkmoot Friendship Center, ME!  My name is Catherine MacCallum, and I am the new Operations and Volunteer Coordinator (some may remember me by the last name…
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Images & videos from Folkmoot Summer 2015

We continue to compile more images & videos from Folkmoot Summer 2015! As anyone could guess, Folkmoot is a veritable paradise of bright images and videos, dance and movement, energetic people with broad smiles and engaging personalities. Here,…
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…
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Now Hiring: Official Guides for Folkmoot 2015!

It may be the ultimate way to fully experience all that is Folkmoot - to serve as an official guide for the visiting dance troupes! Folkmoot is now hiring: official guides for the Folkmoot USA 2015! It's a paid position for the two weeks…
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Folkmoot - from two weeks to year-round!

"A strategic plan unveiled (April 9th) will revamp Folkmoot USA from a two-week summer festival to a year-around incubator for cultural engagement, community development and economic enrichment." That's how The Mountaineer pretty accurately…