Say, "hello," in Spanish, Quechua - Folkmoot 2015

Say, "hello," in Spanish - or, maybe, in Quechua

Say, "hello," in Spanish - or, maybe, in Quechua. The "Say Hello" campaign is new to Folkmoot USA this 2015 festival. Today we explore greetings common to the people of Ecuador. Grupo de Danzas Tradicionales Ecuatorianas de Universidad Técnica…
Folkmoot - Throw Back Thursday

Folkmoot - Throw Back Thursday

Folkmoot - Throw Back Thursday is a time to reflect on the beautiful and spirited Folkmoot Festivals of the past! As one can imagine, we've collected quite a truck full of photos in over three decades of Folkmoot Festivals. Aside from being…

Folkmoot ticket special: get a free guidebook

For a limited time - today through July 3 - we're offering a Folkmoot ticket special: get a free guidebook with the purchase of four or more adult tickets. Anyone who purchases four or more adult tickets will also receive a FREE copy of the…
Learn to say Peace in Estonian

Learn to say, "peace," in Estonian!

Learn to say, "peace," in Estonian! Among the groups visiting Folkmoot USA this year is Kaokirjas Folklore Polva from Estonia. We are excited to to learn all about Estonian folk dance and music. Keeping up with our push for peace and understanding,…
Folkmoot 2015 - places to see, things to do!

Folkmoot 2015 - places to go, things to do!

Folkmoot 2015 - places to go, things to do! The 2015 Folkmoot Festival is just around the corner: July 16-26! (schedule and tickets here) And the day is getting closer for our 2015 line up of dance troupes to arrive in Waynesville, NC to…
performing dance troupes of Folkmoot 2015

Performing dance troupes of Folkmoot 2015

The performing dance troupes of Folkmoot 2015 will come from as far away as Bangladesh, Estonia and Indonesia and as nearby as Quebec, Puerto Rico and our own neighbors and friends, the Cherokee. Neighbors and members of our family of nations…
Say Hello in Bengali

Say Hello in Bengali

Say Hello in Bengali, the language of Bangladesh. A dance troupe from the Bangladesh Academy of Fine Arts will be one of the featured performing troupes during Folkmoot 2015. Bangladesh - বাংলাদেশ  - Bānlādēśa Hello: হ্যাল…
Folkmoot - Throw Back Thursday

Folkmoot - Throw Back Thursday

Folkmoot - Throw Back Thursday is a time to reflect on the beautiful and spirited Folkmoot Festivals of the past! As one can imagine, we've collected quite a truck full of photos in over three decades of Folkmoot Festivals. Aside from…
Folkmoot Ambassador Scott McLeod shares insights

Folkmoot Ambassador Scott McLeod shares insights

We got a chance recently to sit down with Folkmoot Ambassador Scott McLeod and hear some of his insight on Folkmoot. What does Folkmoot mean to you?  It means a meeting of the people. Folkmoot is about sharing to me; its about people sharing…

Folkmoot 2015 in Beautiful WNC!

Folkmoot 2015 in beautiful WNC! The festival and region's biggest party kicks off July 16 right here in Waynesville, NC - that's less than a month from now! Our diverse lineup this year includes groups from Ecuador, Chile, Estonia, Bangladesh,…
Manigance Compagnie de Danse

Folkmoot 2015: Say Peace in French!

The word for Peace in French is Paix (Pronounced in English: "pay" barely touching the, "y.") For Folkmoot 2015 we will say Peace in French (along with several other languages). The Manigance Compagnie de Danse, from the town of…
Happy Father's Day: Father of Folkmoot

Happy Father's Day: Father of Folkmoot

Happy Father's Day: Father of Folkmoot Folkmoot USA would like to wish all the fathers out there a very happy Father’s Day. On this day we take the time to remember and celebrate our own father, Dr. Clinton Border. At the ripe age of…