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Folkmoot

Updated on July 19, 2010

Folkmoot USA - 2009 - Part II

Scenes from the closing performance at the Stompin' Grounds (a popular clogging venue) in Maggie Valley, NC.

Don't miss scenes from the 2009 Opening Parade on my previous Hub.

Flamenco Dancers

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Mexico

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    • nicomp profile image

      nicomp really 

      8 years ago from Ohio, USA

      More exciting than Entmoot, no doubt. ;)

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      prasetio30 

      8 years ago from malang-indonesia

      I really enjoy all the pictures you gave to me. Those are beautiful. Thanks for share with us.

      Prasetio

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      Chip 

      8 years ago from Cold Mountain

      Thanks again for all the comments.

      @Peggy W -- lots of clogging here in the mountains! The first year we attended Folkmoot (4 yrs ago) the USA group was a clogging group from here. Great fun!

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      Peggy Woods 

      8 years ago from Houston, Texas

      I have a cousin whose wife does clogging in Iowa. I had no idea it was so popular. Wonderful photos in this hub!

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      Barbara Bethard 

      8 years ago from Tucson, Az

      oh my goodness how beautiful!! you were lucky to see it and you captured their essence perfectly!!

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      stars439 

      8 years ago from Louisiana, The Magnolia and Pelican State.

      Very nice and colorful. God Bless You.

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      Tracy Morrow 

      8 years ago from Cleveland, OH

      This sounds like a wonderful festival to witness. Thank you for sharing it with us.

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      Pamela Oglesby 

      8 years ago from Sunny Florida

      Great pictures and I love the costumes.

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      SilverGenes 

      8 years ago

      Gorgeous photos - the colour are beautiful!

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      Audrey Kirchner 

      8 years ago from Washington

      Beautiful pictures!

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      equealla 

      8 years ago from Pretoria, South Africa

      Was out of town for a while, and missed the previous hub. I went to see first, as I do not know about this festival. It must be a lot of fun and excitement. These pictures capture the moments beautifully, which is normally difficult with moving dancers.

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      Coolmon2009 

      8 years ago from Texas, USA

      Nice pictures and beautiful costumes too. I enjoyed this.

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      singlmomat52 

      8 years ago

      Yep your photography skills are showing!!! Lol!!

      Beautiful pictures and the colors just scream!!

      Thanks for sharing!!

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      Ruby Jean Richert 

      8 years ago from Southern Illinois

      Beautiful pictures! Seeing Mexico in a different light.

      Great hub

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      Don A. Hoglund 

      8 years ago from Wisconsin Rapids

      When I was young and thought I might learn to play guitar I listened to a lot of flamenco music.

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      G L Strout 

      8 years ago from Ohio, USA

      Neat pics and bautiful costumes. I had not heard of this. Thanks for sharing.

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      Chip 

      8 years ago from Cold Mountain

      Thanks bayoulady!

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      bayoulady 

      8 years ago from Northern Louisiana,USA

      Beautiful photography!

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      Chip 

      8 years ago from Cold Mountain

      All countries have some good things and events like Folkmoot USA are very important to remind us of that. Over the years I've met many of the performers and they're great people!

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      Wayne Brown 

      8 years ago from Texas

      Very colorful and I am sure quite impressive if they were dancing the Flamenco! What a shame that the true heritage and culture of Mexico is buried under the rubble of illegal immigrations, drugs, and smugglers. Maybe someday, this will not be the case. Thanks for reminding us that Mexico still has some good things! WB

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