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Folkmoot 2018 will be spectacular! 
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Folkmoot 2018 will be spectacular! 

Folkmoot 2018 will be spectacular! Even after 35 years, the Folkmoot Festival of international folk dance and cultural exchange never gets older. It just gets better! North Carolina's official international folk festival will be staged…
Folkmoot 2018 will be spectacular! 
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The dance, music and spirit of Cyprus

The dance, music and spirit of Cyprus, northern Mediterranean, will land in the Smoky Mountains for Folkmoot 2018, July 19-29! Kyrenia Youth Centre Association will bring its traditional Turkish-Cypriot dance, music & costumes to be a…
Hello readers! My name is Myah Baird.
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Hello readers! My name is Myah Baird.

Hello readers! My name is Myah Baird. I would like to formally introduce myself as the newest member of Folkmoot USA in Waynesville, North Carolina. I am joining Folkmoot as an intern writer and blogger through Western Carolina University,…
Spread peace and understanding with a Folkmoot T-shirt!
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Spread peace and understanding with a Folkmoot T-shirt!

Spread peace and understanding with a Folkmoot T-shirt! Promote cultural sharing, proclaim yourself to be part of the human family, make new friends and, maybe even, new dance partners with T-shirts, hats and other merchandise from Folkmoot,…
Applications are open now for vendors who want to be part of Folkmoot 2018
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Applications are open now for vendors who want to be part of Folkmoot 2018

Applications are open now for vendors who want to be part of Folkmoot 2018, Western North Carolina's biggest cultural festival and North Carolina's official international folk festival. High quality art, crafts and other offerings - particularly…
Folkmoot 2018 will be spectacular! 
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Ghana dance your heart away at Folkmoot Festival 2018

The powerful, alluring and compelling tropical beats of Africa are Ghana dance your heart away at Folkmoot Festival 2018! Nkrabea Dance Ensemble of Accra, Ghana is just one of the many treasures awaiting festival goers when Folkmoot 2018…
College students who serve as interns
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College students who serve as interns - Jansen Haneline

Folkmoot benefits each school year from an amazing array of talents and contributions from (mostly) college students who serve as interns. And, well, we like to think they benefit enormously, too, from their time with Folkmoot. Folkmoot…
Canadian, yes, but oh so Italiano1
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Canadian, yes, but oh so Italiano!

They may hail from western Canada - Winnipeg, to be precise - but the dances of Italy course through their dancing hearts - Canadian, yes, but oh so Italiano! Le Ragazze Italiane will be one of the featured performing dance troupes during…
Finale weekend in Asheville and Waynesville!

Finale weekend in Asheville and Waynesville!

Folkmoot 2016 has been nothing short of spectacular and all the energies are building toward a huge finale weekend in Asheville and Waynesville! Thousands of Western North Carolinians and visitors to the region have piled through the (imaginary)…
Folkmoot 2016 Thursday in Franklin, NC

Folkmoot 2016 Thursday in Franklin, NC

It will be parades and pageantry all over the place for Folkmoot 2016 Thursday in Franklin, NC! With its largest presence ever, Folkmoot will have two major events in Franklin: a 4 p.m. parade through downtown and a 7 p.m. performance of…
A very special Wednesday for Folkmoot 2016

A very special Wednesday for Folkmoot 2016

A very special Wednesday for Folkmoot 2016. With performances set for Hendersonville and a a premier performance at Asheville’s Hazel Robinson Amphitheater July 27 will be a red-letter date in Folkmoot history. The Hendersonville performance…
It's Cherokee Day on Tuesday for Folkmoot

It's Cherokee Day on Tuesday for Folkmoot

It's Cherokee Day on Tuesday for Folkmoot 2016. The dancers of this year's festival - from the Dominican Republic, Finland, France, Peru, Poland and our special Mexico-Texas team - will spend most of the day learning about the Tsalagi, our…