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Folkmoot Comes to WCU on July 25

ASHEVILLE NC – Folkmoot USA, North Carolina’s international folk festival, will arrive at the John W. Bardo Fine and Performing Arts Center at Western Carolina University at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, July 25.

Performers from Serbia, France and the Philippines are scheduled to appear at WCU.

Folkmoot USA, the State International Festival of North Carolina, is a two-week celebration of the world’s cultural heritage through folk music and dance held each summer in Western North Carolina. Folkmoot features performances, a parade and workshops, with up to 350 performers from approximately 10 countries demonstrating cultural heritage through costumes, dance and traditional music.

Tickets cost $18 for general admission, $15 for WCU faculty and staff, and $5 for student and are on sale now by calling 1-877-FOLK-USA (1-877-365-5872) or 828-452-2997. Tickets are on sale at the WCU Bardo Center box office for cash/check only. Contact the Bardo Arts Center at 828-227-2479.


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