Tag Archives: Folkmoot

Music and Dance in our Mountains

The New York Times columnist David Brooks (whom we affectionately call Rabbi Brooks) has written recently about the virtues of small towns and local governments. Our town of Waynesville is a poster child for his Washington reveries. (Shh, don’t pass … Continue reading

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Dance with Me

Each summer the mountains here resound with music and dancing. In case this sounds familiar, I’ve written about this before. Folkmoot dancers from around the world come to our little town in the Smokies to share their dance traditions with … Continue reading

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Finns at Folkmoot

Waynesville’s signature event is FolkmootUSA, a gathering of folk dancing groups from around the world to celebrate traditional dance and music as a way of promoting mutual understanding and appreciation for both the diversity and unity of our humanity. This … Continue reading

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