Welcome to the National Folk Organization of the United States of America (NFO). Our national network has been growing and generating excitement and energy in many areas of folk dance and related arts. As a member of NFO you will receive a wide variety of services including:

    • NFO NEWS
    • A yearly membership directory
    • The annual national conference Find NFO on Facebook
    • Opportunities for networking
    • Calendars listing major national events
    • Resources and teaching tools
    • National and international festival information

Our organization endeavors to network the following groups of people and keep them informed with helpful and up-to-date information.

    • Recreational Dancers
    • International Folk Dance Festivals
    • Folk Dance Teachers, Educators
    • Folk Dance Camps, Workshops, Events
    • Performing Ensembles
    • Ethnic Groups

NFO OFFICERS AND BOARD

Greg Lund
President
Indiana

Cricket Raybern
Vice President
Oregon
Kathy Bruni
Secretary
Washington
Taunya Lund
Treasurer
Indiana
Roo Lester
Illinois

Jo Crawford
Massachusetts

Richard Eddy
Florida
Diane Vadnais
Washington
Bill Lidicker
California
Mady Newfield
Illinois
Sanna Longden
Illinois
Jeanette Geslison
Utah
     
Amy Jex
Utah

 

 

This site adds a new dimension to NFO NEWS, our national newsletter. The newsletter presently serves as our primary networking tool; while this site is only a quick reference and introduction for you. We hope you will consider joining NFO, if you haven't already, and encourage you to participate in our networking organization.

Mission Statement
The purpose of the National Folk Organization is to advance and preserve folk arts representing both national and local ethnic customs as they exist throughout the United States; to promote and encourage the exchange of folk dance and dance related folklore in the United States of America and abroad, and to effectively network those who support these objectives.