Images & videos from Folkmoot Summer 2015

Create a Folkmoot legacy all your own!

We continue to compile more images & videos from Folkmoot Summer 2015! As anyone could guess, Folkmoot is a veritable paradise of bright images and videos, dance and movement, energetic people with broad smiles and engaging personalities. Here, below, are some samples from that trio for the 2015 Summer Festival. Further on down, we’ll post … Read more

Happy Father’s Day: Father of Folkmoot

Happy Father's Day: Father of Folkmoot

Happy Father’s Day: Father of Folkmoot Folkmoot USA would like to wish all the fathers out there a very happy Father’s Day. On this day we take the time to remember and celebrate our own father, Dr. Clinton Border. At the ripe age of 32 years old we are more thankful than ever for the … Read more

Scottish heritage on stage Saturday: May Day!

Folkmoot: Florida MacDonald Gammon

The celebration and interpretation of Scottish heritage – as presented by the incomparable Flora MacDonald Gammon – will be among the featured festivities Saturday, May 2, as Western Carolina revels in May Day @ Folkmoot. As Director of Music at the annual Grandfather Mountain Highland Games, Gammon is regarded by many as a leading authority … Read more

Clean Up Day at Folkmoot Friendship Center!

Folkmoot Friendship Center

Gather with your friends and fellow volunteers on Saturday, April 25, to help spruce up the Friendship Center in advance of our big May Day @ Folkmoot Celebration on May 2! Work begins at 9 a.m. and lasts until 1 p.m. and – you’ll get a free lunch! Please bring your own yard tools. The … Read more

Folkmoot – from two weeks to year-round!

Folkmoot USA Friendship Center

“A strategic plan unveiled (April 9th) will revamp Folkmoot USA from a two-week summer festival to a year-around incubator for cultural engagement, community development and economic enrichment.” That’s how The Mountaineer pretty accurately summed up the renewed vision for Folkmoot in the lead story of its April 13 edition. “With a building of its own, … Read more

Celebrate May Day! And Folkmoot USA! May 2!

Celebrate May Day with Folkmoot

Join your friends and neighbors – Saturday, May 2 – to Celebrate May Day with Folkmoot USA’s renewed vision and mission of a globally-connected community through cultural exchange! Much of Western Carolina is expected to be on hand at the Folkmoot Friendship Center, 112 Virginia Avenue (the historic Hazelwood School), to dance, sing, play music, … Read more

Waynesville completes $25K grant to Folkmoot!

Town of Waynesville NC

The Town of Waynesville handed Folkmoot a $20,000 show of support Feb. 10 when city leaders enthusiastically endorsed Folkmoot’s vision for the future as a year-round contributor to the culture, education & economy of Haywood County and Western North Carolina. Waynesville’s governing board voted unanimously to grant Folkmoot its full $25,000 allocation. “It’s good that … Read more