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The XVI Folklore Festival "Euro Folk - Black Sea 2020" was held

13 July 2020

On 11th and 12th of July the Bulgarian town of Kiten hosted the XVI Folklore Festival "Euro Folk - Black Sea 2020".

Vote for your favorite participant in the XII European Championship of Folklore "Euro Folk 2020"

10 July 2020

Right after the upload of the video performances on the EAFF's online platform, the online voting in the XII European Championship of Folklore "Euro Folk 2020" has begun.

Apply for participation in an online conference with topic "ICH and Resilience in Crisis"

9 July 2020

On November 12 and 13, 2020, ICHCAP (International Information and Networking Center for Intangible Cultural Heritage in the Asia-Pacific Region under the auspices of UNESCO) in collaboration with ICH NGO Forum ...

Letter of Appreciation to H.E. Mrs Sri Astari Rasjid - ambassador of Republic of Indonesia in Bulgaria

7 July 2020

On behalf of the team of the European Association of Folklore Festivals (EAFF), I would like to thank you most sincerely for the generous support you have given to the Indonesian performers who took part in the festivals...

Indonesian dancers in attractive costumes adorned with flowers and large bird feathers tell the story of the Engang bird

6 July 2020

During the second edition of the World Cup of Folklore, held in May 2017 in the old Bulgarian capital - Veliko Tarnovo, the residents of the city had the honor to meet closely with Indonesian folklore, as on the stages of the forum it was presented ...

The role of the horsehair fan (deibiir) in Yakut dances

3 July 2020

Female dance group "Alagar Dalbardara" at the Cultural Fund "Northern Rainbow" (Chyappara, Republic of Sakha, Yakutia, Russia) took part in the IX World Championship of Folklore "World Folk" ...

Submission of new applications for participation in the European Championship of Folklore was prolonged to July 9th, because the online edition aroused great interest

1 July 2020

–ěrganizers of the online edition of the European Championship of Folklore "Euro Folk" give a chance to as many as possible to overcome the crisis of performing arts in the current situation, extending the deadline for applications in the cyber forum until

The second session of ICH Webinar Series is to be held

1 July 2020

On July 2, 2020 at 17:00-19:00 (standard time in Korea), 15:00-17:00 (Bangkok time), the second session within the webinar "ICH Webinar Series" will be held organized jointly by the International Information and Network Center ....

"Ciupaga" - important choreographic element and part of national costumes of highlanders, presented in the "Zbojnicki" dance

26 June 2020

Highlanders are a group of people who grew up in the high Tatra Mountains in Poland. This region has a very rich cultural heritage and traditions.

Fishing nets and cylindrical wooden pots (shinik) but not in the sea or in the fields, but on the festival stages

25 June 2020

The fish is a symbol of the feminine principle. According to many cultures, it is a sign of fertility and procreation, embodying the power of water and their ability to generate and preserve life.

The performers from Folklore Studio "Arlekino" present a different form of traditional folk art, called folk circus

23 June 2020

Winner of the gold medal in the category "Folk dance groups - modern choreography, children" and the nomination for the Grand Prix at the VIII World Championship of Folklore "World folk" 2018 is Folklore Studio "Arlekino".

Video interview presents the artistic director of KSD "Bambi" who is informing about the work of the group and the situation in Austria during the pandemic

12 June 2020

Pandemic situation caused by COVID-19 spread affected the processes of preservation and dissemination of folklore worldwide. In accordance with that the European Association of Folklore Festivals - EAFF made a research.