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Ever think of Folkmoot as an advertising medium?
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Ever think of Folkmoot as an advertising medium?

Ever think of Folkmoot as an advertising medium? Well, perhaps you should! In addition to being North Carolina's Official International Folk Festival and a 35-year-old, 10-day summer extravaganza of sight, sound, dance, beauty, color and grace…
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…
Volunteer Spotlight for April focuses on Gracie Feichter
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Volunteer Spotlight for April focuses on Gracie Feichter

Our Volunteer Spotlight for April focuses on Gracie Feichter - one of Folkmoot’s star guides!  Gracie is a junior at Tuscola High School in Waynesville. She has been a guide at Folkmoot for the past two years while also being involved…
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…
Folkmoot pioneer Flora MacDonald Gammon has passed
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Folkmoot pioneer Flora MacDonald Gammon has passed

We are sad to report Folkmoot pioneer Flora MacDonald Gammon has passed, leaving behind a lifetime of contribution not only to Folkmoot but to the enduring preservation of Scottish culture in North Carolina and around the globe. As a…
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…
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…