Folkmoot USA--The State International
Festival of North Carolina
Folkmoot Festival Celebrates 29 Years: July 18 - 29, 2012
TICKETS ON SALE NOW! Purchase early for
best available seats by calling toll-free 877-365-5872.
Countries invited to perform in the 2012 Festival are:
New Zealand, France, Serbia, Belgium, Puerto Rico, Phillipines,
Indonesia, Peru and Hawaii, USA .
Buy your Folkmoot tickets online here!
Become a Friend of Folkmoot at the $150
level and receive tickets to the exclusive Gala Preview
Performance (all groups) and Reception. Call 877-FOLKUSA
(877-365-5872) or email firstname.lastname@example.org to become a
member. (Other membership levels start at $25.)
Folkmoot USA, The State International
Festival of North Carolina, is a two-week celebration
of the world's cultural heritage through folk music and
dance. Held each summer across the beautiful mountains
of Western North Carolina, Folkmoot features performances,
a parade and workshops by up to 350 performers from about
Performers demonstrate cultural heritage
through colorful, authentic and original reproduction
costumes, lively dance and traditional music. During its
28-year history, over 200 folk groups from more than 100
countries have shared their heritage and culture at the
The current schedule of performances is
posted to the left under "What's New?" The Folkmoot
Festival features public performances at venues throughout
Western North Carolina.
The Parade of Nations is scheduled for
July 20 at 1pm on Main Street in Waynesville.
PLEASE NOTE: International Festival Day
now takes place on the first Saturday of the Folkmoot
Festival on July 21--for information and vendor applications
call Haywood County Arts Council, 828-452-0593 or see
their website: www.haywoodarts.org.
The Folkmoot 4.01K Run/Walk and Kid's
Fun Run will take place the weekend before the Festival
begins on Saturday, July 14 at 8am. New course in 2012!
A bit shorter than a traditional 5K race, Folkmoot's new
4.01K will run through downtown Waynesville, starting
on Main Street. To register go to www.LeeTiming.com.
Folkmoot USA is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit
organization dedicated to fostering understanding and
appreciation of diverse cultures through traditional dance
and music. To make a donation in support of our mission,
please call the offices at 828-452-2997.
Gift Certificates Now Available. Purchase
Folkmoot Festival Gift Certificates for 2012 performance
tickets, colorful tee shirts, caps, program books and
other Festival souvenirs. Minimum purchase is $16 (the
price of a general admission ticket). Certificates are
good for the popular Grand Opening and Candlelight Closing
Celebration all-group performances. For information, call
828-452-2997 or email email@example.com.