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Monday, July 29, 2013

World Folkfest Underway In Springville

The small town of Springville, in Utah County just south of Provo, offers a surprising variety of cultural activities. Among other things it has an impressive art museum, displays sculptures all around town and offers annual World Folkfest performances.

The Folkfest has grown every year. Invited groups for 2013 come from:
  • Chile
  • Lithuania
  • Martinique
  • Netherlands
  • South Africa
  • Taiwan
  • USA

The festival website provides these additional details.

The Springville World Folkfest will bring the color and excitement of traditional folk dance and music from around the world to Springville during the 27th annual World Folkfest from July 29th through Aug 3rd, 2013, in Springville, Utah, USA.

Folk dancers and musicians travel from countries around the world to attend the Springville Folkfest, which has grown to become one of the largest festivals of folk dance and music in the United States.

The Springville World Folkfest annually features approximately 250 performers dressed in the brilliantly colored costumes of their native lands. Each dance group brings a select group of musicians to provide live music for the dancing.

Visitors are always welcome at the events.

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