Folkmoot neighborhood party on Thursday!
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Folkmoot neighborhood party on Thursday!

We're going to have a Folkmoot neighborhood party of Thursday! We're all going to gather on Hazelwood Avenue in West Waynesville with our visiting dancers, with our neighbors and with our Hazelwood neighborhood businesses to celebrate each…
A very special guest graces Folkmoot 2018!
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A very special guest graces Folkmoot 2018!

A very special guest graces Folkmoot 2018! One of the world's leading experts on folk dance festivals, folk art festivals and citizen of the world, Dr. Udomsak Sakmunwong, can be found among working his way through nearly all Folkmoot 2018…
Tuesday is Cherokee & Canton for Folkmoot 2018!
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Tuesday is Cherokee & Canton for Folkmoot 2018!

Tuesday is Cherokee & Canton for Folkmoot 2018! After a day of rest and play on Monday for our visiting Folkmoot dancers - much needed after a raucous and wonderful opening weekend - festival performances resume Tuesday in Cherokee and…
We're just getting started with Folkmoot 2018!
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We're just getting started with Folkmoot 2018!

We're just getting started with Folkmoot 2018! Oh yes! It's been a huge opening weekend - Parade of Nations, Many Cultures Day, plenty of folk dance peformance - but, oh, we have a full week ahead of us, ranging all over Western North Carolina! Folkmoot…
It's a big weekend for Folkmoot 2018!
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It's a big weekend for Folkmoot 2018!

It's a big weekend for Folkmoot 2018! Yes! Folkmoot Festival 2018 - Folkmoot's 35th edition - has arrived and will bring folk dance, color, music & pageantry all over Western North Carolina for 10 days! It began last night with our…
Folkmoot celebrates Smoky Mountain culture, too!
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Folkmoot celebrates Smoky Mountain culture, too!

Folkmoot celebrates Smoky Mountain culture, too! Along with culture and musical and dance traditions from around the world, Folkmoot takes pride in and likes to also celebrate the unique culture of our own Smoky Mountains, part of the greater…
Volunteers guide the Folkmoot Festival
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Volunteers guide the Folkmoot Festival

Volunteers guide the Folkmoot Festival through its 10 days of beauty, pageantry and delightful sights and sounds. Every non-profit organization depends on volunteers, of course, but the Folkmoot Festival could not have lasted for 35 years…
Folkmoot starts Thursday! R U Ready??
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Folkmoot starts Thursday! R U Ready??

Folkmoot starts Thursday! R U Ready?? Folkmoot 2018 - the 35th edition of North Carolina's official international folk festival - opens Thursday with its annual Gala Under The Stars, moves rapidly to Camp Folkmoot for kids, two grand opening…
The Folkmoot staff is preparing for Thursday's festival opening! 
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The Folkmoot staff is preparing for Thursday's festival opening! 

The Folkmoot staff is preparing for Thursday's festival opening! Oh, to be sure, the Folkmoot staff works hard all year long to produce North Carolina's official international folk festival. But with the festival's 2018 grand opening the staff…
Our sponsors make possible Folkmoot 2018!
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Our sponsors make possible Folkmoot!

Our sponsors make possible Folkmoot! Without a doubt, Folkmoot could not exist - now for 35 years - without the support of our corporate sponsors. And, yes, we are without question so very grateful for the thousands of private donations…
Folkmoot Guides map the festival trail
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Folkmoot Guides map the festival trail

Folkmoot Guides map the festival trail and without this tough and resilient corps of young Western Carolina leaders the Folkmoot Festival would be stranded in the wilderness. The Guides are high school and college students who dedicate a…
Cherokee is fascinating for visiting Folkmoot performers!
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Cherokee is fascinating for visiting Folkmoot performers!

Cherokee is fascinating for 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…