Entries by Folkmoot USA

,

Folkmoot travels to Russia for CIOFF World Congress

Folkmoot travels to Russia for CIOFF World Congress later this week and will join hundreds of others from many of the world’s folklore, folkdance and folk arts festivals. CIOFF – the International Council of Organizations of Folklore Festivals and Folk Arts – is the global governing body for festivals like Folkmoot and provides incalculable assistance […]

,

It was a beautiful, sublime & golden evening

It was a beautiful, sublime & golden evening with legendary Haywood County artists Buddy Melton & Milan Miller. Two of Haywood County’s favorite sons, awarding winning vocalist and musician for the world-renowned Balsam Range band, Buddy Melton, teamed up with his favorite writing partner, award-winning and world-renown singer and writer, Milan Miller, to entertain and educate with […]

,

Southern Storyteller Suppers: the homespun mountain life of Ashley English

Southern Storyteller Suppers: the homespun mountain life of Ashley English is set for October 4 and will feature homesteading, living well off our mountain land and Appalachian nourishment of body and soul. English’s presentation will be the second in our series of Southern Storyteller Suppers. Our premier event, set for Sept. 6 with music legends […]

,

Folkmoot runs on volunteers!

Folkmoot runs on volunteers! That is true of any non-profit organization, of course, but volunteers are essential, indispensable, crucial, critical, cannot-exist-without when the non-profit organizations produces an annual 10-day international folk dance festival as well as year-round programs and events. Oh yes, Folkmoot runs on volunteers! The good news is Folkmoot is blessed with some […]

,

Cherokee has always been popular with visiting Folkmoot performers!

Cherokee has always been popular with visiting Folkmoot performers! The town of Cherokee and the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians always draw the particular interest of international dance troupes visiting Western Carolina from around the globe for our annual Folkmoot Festival. And for good reason, of course. The story of the Cherokee people is both […]

,

Step into the circle characterized by diversity

Step into the circle characterized by diversity. “We inhabit a universe that is characterized by diversity,”  said human rights activist and Anglican Archbishop Desmond Tutu. An essay by Nina Dove (Editor’s Note: the author is a senior at Tuscola High School in Waynesville, NC, and served in the summer of 2018 as a Guide for […]

, ,

Images of Folkmoot 2018 – Intrepid Media

Oh, most certainly, we have many of those stunning images of Folkmoot 2018! Folkmoot is a veritable feast for photographers, videographers, artists of all kinds who love to capture colorful, compelling, engaging images and share them with the world. And each Folkmoot Festival produces so many beautiful images it’s actually very difficult to try to […]

, ,

Images of Folkmoot 2018 – Ezekiel Coppersmith

Oh, to be sure, we have many of those stunning images of Folkmoot 2018! Folkmoot is a veritable feast for photographers, videographers, artists of all kinds who love to capture colorful, compelling, engaging images and share them with the world. And each Folkmoot Festival produces so many beautiful images it’s actually very difficult to try […]

, ,

Videos of Folkmoot 2018!

We have compiled as your online souvenir videos of Folkmoot 2018! Oh, yes, all those stunning images of Folkmoot 2018! Folkmoot is a veritable feast for photographers, videographers, artists of all kinds who love to capture colorful, compelling, engaging images and share them with the world. And each Folkmoot Festival produces so many beautiful images […]

, ,

Images of Folkmoot 2018 – Stephen Wenzel

Oh, yes, all those stunning images of Folkmoot 2018! Folkmoot is a veritable feast for photographers, videographers, artists of all kinds who love to capture colorful, compelling, engaging images and share them with the world. And each Folkmoot Festival produces so many beautiful images it’s actually very difficult to try to corral them all into […]

,

The songs & stories of Haywood County as sung by Buddy Melton

The songs & stories of Haywood County as sung by Buddy Melton & Milan Miller is the unforgettable evening awaiting those who attend – September 6 –  the inaugural chapter in our Southern Storytellers Supper Series. Yes, it’s true. Two of Haywood County’s favorite sons, awarding winning vocalist and musician for the world-renowned Balsam Range […]

, ,

Images of Folkmoot 2018 – Patrick Parton

Oh, yes, all those stunning images of Folkmoot 2018! Folkmoot is a veritable feast for photographers, videographers, artists of all kinds who love to capture colorful, compelling, engaging images and share them with the world. And each Folkmoot Festival produces so many beautiful images it’s actually very difficult to try to corral them all into […]