Experience African Culture at Folkmoot

In partnership with Western Carolina University (WCU), Folkmoot is proud to host an African Friendship Dinner on Friday, March 16, 2018.  Featuring African food, dance and activities, this event will take place from 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. at the Folkmoot Friendship Center in Waynesville.

WCU’s Organization of African Students will assist with hands-on cultural sharing and activities from the African countries of Nigeria, Liberia, Congo, Zambia, Kenya, Togo, South Sudan, Ghana and Ethiopia. Food, music and dance for the evening will be presented by the students, faculty and members of their families.

The organization of African Students at WCU is an association dedicated to the promotion of cultural, historical, political and economic awareness of the African continent its people. It also serves as a resource for the WCU campus and the surrounding communities.


Tickets for this event are $15 for adult, $10 for students, $40 for families of two adults and two children and can be purchased at Folkmoot.org or by calling 828-452-2997. Limited seating is available so advance purchase is advised. Parking is available in the back of the Folkmoot building for special events.


Folkmoot’s year-round programming initiatives have been made possible by Haywood Regional Medical Center, the Community Foundation of Western North Carolina and the Cherokee Preservation Foundation.


Folkmoot is a nonprofit organization dedicated to celebrating many cultures in one community.  The Folkmoot Friendship Center is located in the Historic Hazelwood School at 112 Virginia Avenue in Waynesville. Staff can be reached by phone at (828) 452-2997 or by email at info@folkmoot.org.

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