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IGF Folklore Caravan 2014

IGF Folklore Caravan 2014

             After Romania and Bulgaria the Caravan has made one stop in Croatia where our colleague Stephan Kovacevic — president of the Folklore Federation "Klas" has done his best to host all the artists. Our trip continues to Italy w ...

Official opening of the new IGF office in San Giovanni Rotondo.

Official opening of the new IGF office in San Giovanni Rotondo.

Dear friends,Between 3 and 5 August 2014 with the support of our colleagues from FITP Italy it will be organized in San Giovanni Rotondo, one IGF General Meeting whichwill follow the next program:1. Official opening of the new IGF office in San Giovanni Rotondo.2. Official opening of the IGF Folklore Museum. All our IGF colleagues are invited to do ...

IGF Folklore Caravan 2014

IGF Folklore Caravan 2014

International Folklore Union IGF has started the second edition of the Folklore Caravan 2014 in Bucharest at the Village’s Museum. In a wonderful environment together with Cultural Center Bistrita, artist singers from 10 countries have gather together into the village amphitheater found it in the middle of Bucharest. At the official opening ...

VILNIUS - May 2014

VILNIUS - May 2014

Between 16 and 18 May 2014, in Lithuania at Vilnius we had the first IGF meeting from this year through the amiability and the effort of our colleague BiruteAkelaitiene – member of IGF Board Council. She offers us great conditions of accommodation, meals and a place for the conference. We had the pleasure to assist to a wonderful ballet play ...

 IGF Folklore Cravan

IGF Folklore Cravan

Dear Colleagues,     I have the pleasure to announce you that between 12 and 30 June 2014 it will happen the second edition of the                   IGF Folklore Cravan   The organizers of this edition are the National Folklore Federations from: Ro ...

I.G.F. Continues Its Conspicuousness

I.G.F. Continues Its Conspicuousness

The International Union of European and Extra-European Folklore Associations, I.G.F., turns 65 years of existence as of this year (2014). Initiated by the National Folklore Federations of France and Italy, I.G.F. underwent important steps, being in a way a forerunner of the great European family. Our Union’s idea and goal are the co-operation ...

2014 - From the Chairman's Agenda

2014 - From the Chairman's Agenda

The beginning of 2014 marked out the presence of I.G.F.’s Chairman, Prof. PhD Dorel Cosma, at some outstanding events in Italy. Upon the invitation of Mr. Benito Ripoli – the chairman of F.I.T.P. (the Italian Federation of Folk Traditions) and vice-chairman of I.G.F. – we attended the inauguration of the Castrovillari Carnival. To ...

 CONVOCATION

CONVOCATION

Dear colleagues between 16 and 18 May 2014 with the big support of our colleague Ms. Birute Akelaitiene from Lithuania we will organize at Vilnius, an IGF Board meeting with the following order: 1. Information’s and details about our visit in Argentina, Belarus, Ukraine and Italy; 2. We will have to do one analysis about the taxes and some ...

Under Padre Pio's Aegis

Under Padre Pio's Aegis

On November 22nd–24th, 2013, under Padre Pio’s aegis, in San Giovanni Rotondo, Italy there was a great cultural event, which encompassed Italian artists within the folk groups of F.I.T.P. (the Italian Federation of Folk Traditions) and three fanfare groups. I.G.F. representatives invited to this event stood alongside more than 500 artis ...