History

In 1998 started the organization of the first Balkan fest “Balkan folk”.
In 2003 the participants in Balkan fest “Balkan folk” reaches a number of 840 folklore groups with more than 15 000 participants.
In 2004 were founded Musical feasts “Euro folk”.
In 2007 in Musical feasts “Euro folk” joined 20 folklore festivals.
In 2007 was founded the European association of folklore festivals – EAFF.
In 2008 was founded the Championship system for folklore.
In 2009 was conducted the first European championship of folklore “Euro folk”.
In 2010 was conducted the first National championship of folklore “Euro folk” – Bulgaria.
In 2011 was founded the World association of folklore festivals - WAFF
In 2011 was conducted the first World championship of folklore “World folk”.
In 2012 was conducted the first Balkan championship of folklore “Euro folk – Jiva voda” – Hisarya, Bulgaria.
In 2013 in the European association of folklore festivals participate 103 festivals.
In 2014 is organized the first Asian championship of folklore - Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia.
In 2014 begins the organization of different national, regional and continental championships of folklore. In the activity join the countries:
Armenia, Bulgaria, Belarus, Georgia, Estonia, Israel, Indonesia, China, Lithuania, Latvia, Mongolia, Malaysia, Macedonia, Croatia, Romania, Russia, Ukraine, Turkey,
 
Inspirator and creator of the Championship system for folklore is Mr. Iliyan D. Nikolov. He bequeathed us his half-a-century work for preservation of the identity and pride of the nations.