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Named by USA Today as one of the Top Twenty Festivals in North Carolina, Folkmoot is a ten-day event, held from July 20-30, across the mountains of Western North Carolina, plus a first performance in Greenville, South Carolina. The 2017 festival features cultural ambassadors/dance performing groups from India, Netherlands, Slovenia, Argentina, Russia, Israel, Taiwan, Wales and local Appalachian and Cherokee dancers and musicians.
Folkmoot is defined as a “meeting of the people” and delivers exuberant, educational and entertaining programs for all ages based on cultural exchange through dance and music. The festival is designed to build global relationships, foster cultural understanding and develop community prosperity.
Through a programming partnership with Upstate International, Folkmoot Festival will travel to downtown Greenville SC for an appearance at Center Stage Theater. Tickets are $31.00 for the Center Stage performance and will be available starting June 1. Call 864-233-6733.
Please visit Folkmoot.org for the entire 10 day 2017 Festival Event Schedule or call the ticket office at 828-452-2997.