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Folkmoot USA

Each year, one of the highlights of the 10-day Folkmoot Festival is the Parade of Nations. This year, 10 groups from across the globe walked…
By Jerica Rossi • Folkmoot Guide When asked which country I wanted to be a guide for during the 2017 Folkmoot Festival, it was a no…
A life of service to country, culture and global community has earned Jerry Wolfe the state of North Carolina’s highest award, the Order of the…
Home to some of the most important and sacred Judeo-Christian sites in the world, what should be a place of peace has instead seen almost…
I kept glancing over at the signs. Strolling the long and busy corridors of the Folkmoot Friendship Center (Waynesville) this past Sunday evening, I couldn’t…
The Folkmoot Friendship Center on Virginia Avenue in Hazelwood is central to the festival’s operation.
Not long ago if you told someone you were taking your kids to a hip-hop show, they would probably call you a bad parent.
Amidst all of last year’s romping, stomping, clogging and dancing during Folkmoot USA, one event may have slipped off the radar of festival attendees.
The 34th annual Folkmoot Festival in Waynesville kicks off Thursday, July 20 and will again feature close to 300 performers from 10 countries eager to…
Peru: We travel to different countries. It’s our fifth festival this year, already two in France. We like a lot of the people, so friendly.…
After talking with staff, volunteers and last year’s groups, Folkmoot Executive Director Angie Schwab decided that this year, she wanted to give performers more of…
In May, the auditorium in the Folkmoot Friendship Center was dedicated to a man instrumental in establishing Waynesville and its environs as one of the…
Just prior to the 2016 Folkmoot Wanderlust Gala, Folkmoot staff, sound technicians, photographers and performers scurried about behind the stage.
The annual Folkmoot USA The "Official" North Carolina International Folk Festival once again has touched down in Western North Carolina.

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Rolf Kaufman has been a fixture on the Folkmoot scene since before it even began, bringing people from foreign lands together and welcoming them to…
Dillon Ingle will only be the third music director in Folkmoot’s 33-year history.
Everyone in Western North Carolina knows that once the Smokies shed their winterwear and the trees begin to bud, summer’s coming. They also know that…

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