Folkmoot 2018-Camp Folkmoot-Hands around the Globe

Fri. Jul 20, 2018 9:00am - 2:00pm EDT
All Ages
$10.00 - $30.00
All Ages
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$10.00 - $30.00
All Ages
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Youth dancers of all abilities who are inspired by folk dance and live music can learn international folk dance with ambassador performers from around the globe. Learn basic concepts and movements, gain an appreciation of the similarities and differences between cultures, and hear the timeless, captivating stories behind the dances of each international group. The day includes “make-and-take” cultural crafts and culminates in a short performance with the groups and community participants. Families and youth groups are encouraged to register. Snacks, lunch, and drinks will be provided. Discounts are available to groups of four or more if pre-registered together. For more information, contact Elizabeth Burson at elizabeth@folkmoot.org. Register at Folkmoot.org or by calling 828-452-2997.


Schedule: Camp Folkmoot – “Hands Around the World”


 Friday, July 20, 2018 – Folkmoot Friendship Center at Sam Love Queen Auditorium


 8:30 am – 9:00 am – Check In Folkmoot Auditorium


 9:00 am – Welcome & Introductions


 9:15 am – Hands Around the World Icebreaker Activity


 9:45 am – International Folkmoot Dance Lessons Begin


 11:00 am -12:30 pm Lunch in the Folkmoot Cafeteria


 12:00 pm Hands Around the World-Craft + Appalachian Traditional Square Dance Lesson with the Honorable Joe Sam Queen


 1:00 pm – Group Pictures & Final Practice for Group Performance


 1:30 pm – Final Group Performances


 2:00pm – Closing Circassian Circle


Parents and community are invited to attend the Final Group Performance at 1:30pm.


There is no reserved or paid parking for performances at the Folkmoot Friendship Center.


 


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Queen Auditorium 112 Virginia Ave.
Waynesville, NC 28786
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