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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,…
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…
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…
2018 Festival Schedule
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Czech the box of the Folk Ensemble Kašava

Be sure when Folkmoot Festival 2018 rolls around July 19-29 to Czech the box of the Folk Ensemble Kašava - yes, of the Czech Republic! We're sure Kašava will be a big hit at the 2018 festival! Tickets are on sale now for many of the performances. Kašava…
Kids just naturally want to dance! Camp Folkmoot!
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Kids just naturally want to dance! Camp Folkmoot!

Kids just naturally want to dance and at Folkmoot 2018 they will be able to do exactly that - with the performers - at Camp Folkmoot! The one-day, all-immersive dance camp will be part of the Folkmoot 2018 Festival and is set for July 20! Dancers…

Camp Folkmoot, "Hands Around the Globe"

“Hands Around the Globe” is a new Folkmoot event – a day camp – scheduled for July 21st at the Folkmoot Friendship Center.  The camp goal is for students (early elementary – high school) to discover traditions from other countries…
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…