Folkmoot: the dream of 1973 lives on in 2018!
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Folkmoot: the dream of 1973 lives on in 2018!

Folkmoot: the dream of 1973 lives on in 2018! With increasing excitement, building day-by-day, we're all looking forward to July 19 when Folkmoot Festival 2018 opens with music and folk dancing and international cultural exchange and parties…
Learn to say, "peace," in many languages
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Learn to say, "peace," in many languages

Learn to say, "peace," in many languages during Folkmoot 2018 - it's a word you will likely hear quite a bit. Folkmoot has long been a festival which bridges cultural differences, expands cultural horizons and builds peace and understanding…
Hey, y'all! Say, "hello," in the languages of Folkmoot
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Hey, y'all! Say, "hello," in the languages of Folkmoot

Hey, y'all! Say, "hello," in the languages of Folkmoot. In less than a month, we'll be the host to folk dancers, musicians and support people from seven nations around the globe, all with special and beautiful languages all their own. And…
Folkmoot 2018 is one month away!
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Folkmoot 2018 is one month away!

Folkmoot 2018 is one month away! Western North Carolina's biggest party of the summer will begin July 19 and run through July 29 and will bring from around the world to the Smoky Mountains a celebration of culture and dance and beauty and…
Folkmoot is more social (media) than ever!
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Folkmoot is more social (media) than ever!

Folkmoot is more social (media) than ever! Over the past half-decade of Folkmoot's 35-year life span we've become increasingly more active online, along the digital channels and well into the communications technology of the 21st Century…
Folkmoot is community
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Folkmoot is community

Folkmoot is community. Folkmoot has long been known as a festival which bridges cultural differences and expands cultural awareness through the celebration of tradition and dance. Our visiting dance troupes' often brilliant costumes,…
Our volunteer spotlight shines on Michelle RombergerOur volunteer spotlight shines on Michelle Romberger
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Our volunteer spotlight shines on Michelle Romberger

Our volunteer spotlight shines on Michelle Romberger for the countless volunteer hours she gives to Folkmoot. Together with husband, Keith Romberger, the couple have been actively involved with Folkmoot for 16 years and have made Folkmoot…
A Métis dance for the Cherokee people
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A Métis dance for the Cherokee people

A Métis dance for the Cherokee people will be a featured cultural exchange July 24 when Folkmoot 2018 takes our international dancers to visit our Western Carolina First Nation residents.  At least 10 members of our visiting Le Ragazze…
Folkmoot expands our community
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Folkmoot expands our community

Folkmoot expands our community. No matter how one may view the annual Folkmoot Festival - North Carolina's official international folk festival - or Folkmoot's year-round activities and events, one amazing fact stands out: Folkmoot expands…
A Folkmoot Sunday Soirée - July 22
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A Folkmoot Sunday Soirée - July 22

A Folkmoot Sunday Soirée - July 22 - will feature an evening of locally grown internationally themed delicacies, locally grown young musicians and our Festival Friendship Dinner! The festive, informative, entertaining and delicious evening…
Shady Ladies cover Frog Level with quilts
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Shady Ladies cover Frog Level with quilts

Shady Ladies cover Frog Level with quilts when they gather June 8-10 at the Folkmoot Friendship Center for their 16th annual quilt show. The featured exhibit of the 2018 quilt show will be the group's finely crafted quilts depicting favorite…
Folkmoot's summer intern comes home, internationally! 
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Folkmoot's summer intern comes home, internationally! 

Folkmoot's summer intern comes home, internationally! My name is Connor Moore and I am the latest addition to the Folkmoot staff.   I will be helping out with marketing for the festival throughout the Summer. I have also been given the…