Sleeping in the Smokies - Folkmoot 2018!
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Sleeping in the Smokies - Folkmoot 2018!

Sleeping in the Smokies - Folkmoot 2018! It could be argued sleeping in the Smokies - for two or three (or more) nights - might be the best part of attending the beautiful and graceful Folkmoot 2018 Festival of international folk dance and…
Folkmoot welcomes two new board members
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Folkmoot welcomes two new board members

On the cusp of celebrating the 35th summer festival, Folkmoot welcomes two new board members. Pam Meister, director of the Mountain Heritage Center at Western Carolina University, and Kevin Sandefur, co-owner of BearWaters Brewing Company…
Calling young artists to Many Cultures Day!
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Calling young artists to Many Cultures Day!

Calling young artists to Many Cultures Day! Folkmoot is looking for young artists and entrepreneurs, age 17 or younger, who want to share handmade art or crafts during Folkmoot 2018's Many Cultures Day, Saturday, July 21. Many Cultures…
Our Volunteer Spotlight shines on David Bortle
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Our Volunteer Spotlight shines on David Bortle

Our Volunteer Spotlight shines on David Bortle, one of our invaluable sound crew members. In addition to working with Folkmoot, David works with a diverse array of arts and cultural groups including rock n’ roll bands, corporate theatres,…
Folkmoot celebrates cultural diversity.
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Folkmoot celebrates cultural diversity

Folkmoot celebrates cultural diversity. We do this every day - it's central to our mission. But especially today - May 21 - as we join in World Day for Cultural Diversity celebrated around the globe by UNESCO, the United Nations Educational,…
Support your local Folkmoot!
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Support your local Folkmoot!

Support your local Folkmoot! It's really that simple: support your local Folkmoot with your generous contributions - of money of course, but also of time, talent & energy! With the Folkmoot 2018 festival just over two months away…
FAQmoot about Folkmoot
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FAQmoot about Folkmoot

FAQmoot about Folkmoot, those "frequently asked questions" we seem to get quite a bit, are all part of being a unique festival, North Carolina's official international folk festival. Folkmoot 2018 opens July 19 and runs through July 29 and…
A Folkmoot sponsorship is among the most prized
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A Folkmoot sponsorship is among the most prized

A Folkmoot sponsorship is among the most prized and coveted in North Carolina because of its community and marketing value, its uniqueness and its prestige. What corporation, media company, community group, business or organization wouldn't…
Cherokee people strengthen ties with Folkmoot
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Cherokee people strengthen ties with Folkmoot

The Cherokee people strengthen ties with Folkmoot through the award of a grant from the Cherokee Preservation Foundation. The grant, announced May 7th, is part of a long-standing relationship between Folkmoot and the Eastern Band of the Cherokee…
Folkmoot 2018 will be Viva Venezuela
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Folkmoot 2018 will be Viva Venezuela

Folkmoot 2018 will be Viva Venezeula when North Carolina's official international folk festival convenes in July for its 35th annual celebration of the world dance! The rich tradition of Venezuelan folkloric dance and music will come alive…
World of Fortune Trivia Night!
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World of Fortune Trivia Night! (and a chance to win $5,000!)

Test your knowledge of the globe, compete against others at World of Fortune Trivia Night! That's right, bring your smart friends, form a team and, maybe, win as much as $5,000 at Folkmoot's World of Fortune Trivia Night - Thursday, June…
Folkmoot 2018 will celebrate a Mexican Fiesta
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Folkmoot 2018 will celebrate a Mexican Fiesta

Folkmoot 2018 will celebrate a Mexican Fiesta this summer as the 35th edition of North Carolina's official international folk festival stages performances all over Western Carolina. "Fiesta Mexicana" Ballet Folklorico of Monterrey, often…