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342
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Folk art and folk festivals have a rich tradition in North Carolina.
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NC Insight (NoCar JK 4101 .N3x), Vol. 5 Issue 4, Feb 1983, p68-71, il
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24467
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Folkmoot is a festival that takes place in Haywood County for two weeks a year and plays tribute to international music and brings in tourists from all over the state.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 59 Issue 2, July 1991, p25-27, il
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30148
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Held in Asheville, North Carolina, the annual Craftman's Fair will present the skills of Southern Appalachians. The fair showcases unique handicrafts accompanied by folk music and dance.
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31326
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Folkmoot, in old English, is a meeting of the people. The second Folkmoot Festival, held in Haywood County, promotes cultural exchange by bringing together international performers who are dedicated to preservation of their native traditions in music and dance. The festival is held in August, and will feature Haywood County cloggers and folk musicians.
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Carolina Country (NoCar HD 9688 N8 C38x), Vol. 17 Issue 7, July 1985, p14, il
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35266
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This is a brief overview of the Old Time Fiddlers Convention at Union Grove, which was held Easter weekend and run by the Van Hoy family.
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35274
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An overview of Blowing Rock Craft Fair, which hosted a wide array of folk artisans. The author described the setting and some of the participants.
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35675
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In the 1500s, Ben Jonson was a notable playwright for satirical comedies. Tale of a Tub is a comedy about marriages arranged on St. Valentine’s Day. The play is filled with folk customs, speech, and ballads from the time.
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36887
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Clogging in North Carolina originated in the western counties, but grew as college students took it up from seeing it at folk festivals. The Green Grass Cloggers were comprised of ECU students who won over audiences with their casual dress and spirited way of dancing.
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36634
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Article about folklife and the celebration of birthdays, Thanksgiving, graduation, rites of passage and festivals. How food and tradition vary in different populations.
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39439
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Barbara Garrity-Blake is the co-leader of the Down East Cajun and acoustic-roots band the Unknown Tongues and founder of the annual folk-feast at the Gloucester Mardi Gras.