Folkmoot

July 25

Folkmoot: Ticketed Event, World Folk Dance & Music Folkmoot USA Celebrates 27 Years! Folkmoot will perform in Lipinsky Auditorium on the campus of UNC Asheville on Sat., July 24 at 2pm and Sun., July 25 at 7pm. Since 1984, the Folkmoot USA Festival has brought together folk groups from all over the world to perform their native traditional music and dance. The brainchild of Waynesville surgeon, Dr. Clinton Border, the festival draws its name from the Old English word Folkmoot, meaning "meeting of the people." More than 200 groups from 100 different countries have gathered at the festival. Performers demonstrate cultural heritage through colorful, authentic and original reproduction costumes, lively dance and traditional music. Countries represented in the 2010 Festival include Russia, India, Latvia, United Kingdom, France, Switzerland, Jordan, Portugal and Poland. For tickets please visit www.folkmootusa.org

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