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