Folkmoot performers coming to campus July 25

Performers from Serbia (shown here) as well as France and the Philippines are scheduled to perform July 25 at Western Carolina University as part of the 2012 Folkmoot USA festival.

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.

Performers from the Philippines (shown here) as well as Serbia and France are scheduled to perform July 25 at Western Carolina University as part of the 2012 Folkmoot USA festival.