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
- 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
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.
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.