Folkmoot Usa

Folkmoot USA Parade July 23, 2010

The Folkmoot USA parade today in Waynesville NC was very hot, but full of appreciative eyes as the Folkmoot dancers performed this afternoon. Ireland, Portugal, Jordan, Poland, Switzerland, USA, Russia, Latvia and France all performed their beautiful dances.. take a look for yourself... To view more performances, CLICK HERE to see the Folkmoot USA 2010 schedule..

Ireland http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vOxOa6wB8tk

France http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Qzh5CS3Cr84

Latvia http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KEaHCsI_m8g

USA (cloggers from Raleigh, NC) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KEaHCsI_m8g

Jordan http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G-YsJiyqPnc

Portugal http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m69NzuTEVEw

Switzerland http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6-i9Z_T32JY

Poland http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IW8VE-NVqkQ

Russia http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Vd1ZXkgN4k4

Folkmoot USA Coming this Thursday July 22nd

The Folkmoot Festival is back again! Coming this Thursday July 22nd through August 1st the festival moves into the Western NC area. The festival is a two week celebration of the world's cultural heritage represented through folk music and dance. With over 350 performers demonstrating their heritage through traditional dance and music in colorful authentic reproduction costumes. While throughout the history of this event over 200 cultural groups from over 100 different countries have attended the ceremonies, countries invited to attend this year include: Russia, Latvia, Jordan, Portugal, Poland, Turkey, India, UK, France, and Switzerland.

See some of the action here in this video of the parade in Waynesville.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0h5q9_1bzWc

So if you want to learn more about the Folkmoot experience CLICK HERE.

Folkmoot USA coming in July

The Folkmoot Festival is back again! Coming this July through August the festival moves into the Western NC area. The festival is a two week celebration of the world's cultural heritage represented through folk music and dance. With over 350 performers demonstrating their heritage through traditional dance and music in colorful authentic reproduction costumes. While throughout the history of this event over 200 cultural groups from over 100 different countries have attended the ceremonies.

Also, coming new this year for the first time is the Pirate's Ball. Guests are encouraged to grab their eye patches, bandannas, swords, boots and earrings to enjoy the Caribbean Celebration to be held on Friday, May 7 2010. Don't forget to buy your tickets now or even join them for an ice cream social on Sunday May 16, 2010, should you want to volunteer and enjoy all two weeks of the celebration. See some of the action here in this video of the parade in Waynesville.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0h5q9_1bzWc

So if you want to learn more about the Folkmoot experience CLICK HERE.