Dancers from Japan for Folkmoot 2016

Dancers from Japan for Folkmoot 2016

Our celebration of dance and culture will feature dancers from Japan for Folkmoot 2016. Japanese culture is known for unique clothing, string and wind instruments, and charming festivals. Bringing these traditions to the Folkmoot festival is Hibiki Rengo-Kai, which means, translated to English, “resound union.” The group includes seven musicians, three dancers, and two singers … Read more

Folkmoot 2016: viva la France!

Folkmoot 2016: viva la France!

We just might hear the exhortations during Folkmoot 2016: viva la France! Viva la danse folklorique! One of the best known (and best loved) folk dance troupes in the world, Lo Gerbo Baudo, will be a featured performer in this year’s festival and with them come the deepest roots of international folk dance festival history. … Read more

Folkmoot 2016: Mexican dance from Texas

Folkmoot 2016: Mexican dance from Texas

A “South of the Border” flavor will add familiar spice to Folkmoot 2016: Mexican dance from Texas! The Ballet Folklorico South Texas College is sure to be a big hit with festival goers. The group was formed in spring of 2012 by the Center for Mexican American Studies at STC with the mission to promote … Read more