Folkmoot USA is North Carolina’s Official International Folklore Festival. This 10-day festival – July 20th through the 30th, 2017 -celebrates the world’s cultural heritage through folk music and dance. The festival epicenter is the Folkmoot Friendship Center in Waynesville but includes events in several cities across the mountains of Western North Carolina.
“Folkmoot” is an old English word meaning “a meeting of the people” and that’s what The Folkmoot Festival is all about: cultural exchange. The festival hopes to help build global relationships and foster cultural understanding through a mutual sharing of traditions.
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