Documenting Appalachia

Blue Ridge Views - Folkmoot USA Festival

In this installment of the Blue Ridge Views project, the W.L. Eury Appalachian Collection presents the August 2, 1990 segment documenting the Folkmoot USA festival held in Waynesville, Haywood County, NC. Folkmoot USA festival is comprised of people from all over the country and the world. Folkmoot is a meeting of the people in which people learn more about their own and others’ culture and heritage. The segment features folk dances and interviews with Jackie Bolden, Folkmoot USA manager; Einat, Israeli dancer; Alina, Romanian folk dancer; and Serte, Russian folk dancer. 

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For more information about Chuck Hemrick's collection of videos, please see Collection 395. Chuck Hemrick Papers