Folkmoot

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Folkmoot

Two weeks in mid- to late July
This two-week festival is held in the mountains at the entrance to the Great Smoky Mountains National Park in western North Carolina. It features more than 350 folk musicians and dancers from countries as diverse as Ecuador, Italy, Malaysia, Turkey, Peru, Israel, Slovenia, China, and the Philippines.
Events include a Parade of Nations, a bazaar with local and regional artisans and food vendors, a special children's program, and performances by the folk dancers and musicians. Many of the events take place in the nearby towns of Waynesville and Asheville.
CONTACTS:
Folkmoot USA
112 Virginia Ave.
P.O. Box 658
Waynesville, NC 28786
877-365-5872 or 828-452-2997; fax: 828-452-5762
www.folkmootusa.org