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June 12 - June 19  2016

With dance groups from around the world, the International Folkfest in Murfreesboro, Tennessee promises to be a week of excitement and education. Throughout the week, international groups  will perform for area schools, youth and senior citizen organizations and for civic clubs.

Come out and participate in the fun!



2016 Sponsors
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Public Performances

Business & Organization Sponsors


Monday, June 13th



Tuesday, June 14th  


Smyrna Public Library

400 Enon Springs Road W

Smyrna, TN 37167

Germany  10:00 a.m.

Free to the public


St. Clair Senior Center

325 ST. Clair St.

Murfreesboro, TN 37130

Puerto Rico  10:00 a.m.

Free to the public


Wednesday, June 15th


Linebaugh Public Library

105 W. Vine St.

Murfreesboro, TN 37130

Czech Republic  10:00 a.m.

Free to the public.


Thursday, June 16th



Friday, June 17th


Lebanon High School

500 Blue Devil Blvd.

Lebanon, TN 37087

$10.00 /person  7:00 pm

Sponsor- Lebanon H.S. FFA


For more information contact

Summer Majors



Saturday, June 18th

East side of the

courthouse square

8:30-12:30 P.M.

Bring your own lawn

chairs.  Free to the

Public  (all groups)


Puerto Rico will perform at

the Train Depot

down town Smyrna  11:30 am

free to the public

Hosted by Carpe Artista









The Cripple Creek Cloggers

Middle Tennessee Electric Membership Corp.

The City of Murfreesboro

The Breakfast Rotary Club

Wilson Bank & Trust

Tennessee Arts Commission

Rutherford County Chamber of Commerce

United Methodist Women , FUMC, M'boro

Oaklands Historic House Museum

Ron Washington

Chantho Sourinho

Blackman Community Club

Wat Amphawan of America

Wat Lao Buddharam

First Baptist Church, Castle Street

Boys and Girls Club (M'boro & Smyrna)

Vistar Wholesale Candy, Snack, Beverage

and Retail Specialists

Dr. Linda Gilbert

Daughters of the King, All Saints Episcopal


Ernest Burgess ( Rutherford County Mayor)

Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Rutherford Co.

Alumnae Chapter

Pamela Whitworth

Church of the Holy Cross

Gale and Jonelle Prince

M.T.S.U. Governor's School for the Arts

Michael Graves

Doug Willard

Libby Willis

Dena Young

Tina Jones

Rachael Kirk

Rachael Yeager

Ray Singer

Greg Lyles

Matt Davis

Carla Youree Bush, Rutherford Co. Extension

Carpe Artista

Smyrna Rotary Club

Idea Tees














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2016 Participants
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United States


Puerto Rico



Czech Republic





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Musical Groups


Uncle Shuffelo and his Haint Hollow Hootenanny