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FESTIVAL IN SLOBODNICA - CROATIA

FESTIVAL IN SLOBODNICA - CROATIA

The National Federation „Klass” from Croatia has organized in Slovanski Brod – Slobodnica an excellent performance on the second day of Easter. The President of the Federation Stefan Kovacievic together with the fellows from his hometown have worked hard to produce an international event inviting seven groups from different parts ...

INTERNATIONAL COMPETITION “VITTORIO DE SETA”

INTERNATIONAL COMPETITION “VITTORIO DE SETA”

INTERNATIONAL COMPETITION'S REGULATION Art. 1 – ORGANIZATION   Vittorio De Seta competition/review is conceived by the Italian Federation of Popular Traditions (since now named FITP) and organized by a team of experts specially chosen by  the FITP.   Art. 2 – PURPOSES  The competition wants to give value to the ...

INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL ”SINIGORIE” - CHELYABINSK, RUSSIA

INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL ”SINIGORIE” - CHELYABINSK, RUSSIA

The International Festival Sinigorie took place in Celiabink - Russia between October 28 and November 3, 2017. Participants on behalf of IGF: -   the president – prof.dr. Dorel Cosma -         the secretary general Rosen Bogdanov -         the vice-p ...

I.G.F. BOARD MEETING - INTERLAKEN, SWITZERLAND

I.G.F. BOARD MEETING - INTERLAKEN, SWITZERLAND

Dear fellows ,             Below you will find a list of the important issues decided by the I.G.F. Board in Interlaken: Accepting new members into the I.G.F -         India has been accepted and has to clear the membership fee for 2017. In charge: ...

I.G.F. NEWS

I.G.F. NEWS

Dear fellows , The I.G.F. Board meeting at Interlaken – Switzerland was a beautiful accomplishment and I think that our fellow Johaness Schmidt Kunz deserves our congratulations. 2017 was a year of outstanding accomplishments for the I.G.F.: -         the Conference housed by the Romanian Parliament ...

FIVE PERSONALITIES OF INTERNATIONAL CULTURAL STATUS WERE AWARDED PRIZES THIS YEAR IN KOSOVO

FIVE PERSONALITIES OF INTERNATIONAL CULTURAL STATUS WERE AWARDED PRIZES THIS YEAR IN KOSOVO

The town of Leposavic, situated in the region of Kosovo, recently hosted a grand gala on the occasion of the two most important events organized by the World Folklore Union I.G.F.            The ”Gold Star” (ex. Oscar) is dedicated to outstanding personalities of the cultural-artistic w ...

The Romanian Classical Poet George Coşbuc Has Made a Stage Appearance and Created a Masterpiece: „Zamfira’s Wedding”

The Romanian Classical Poet George Coşbuc Has Made a Stage Appearance and Created a Masterpiece: „Zamfira’s Wedding”

The 22nd edition of the International Folklore Festival “Zamfira’s Wedding” held annually in Bistrita was visited this year by guests from India, Turkey, France, Ukraine, Vietnam, Greece, Italy and Serbia. The Festival made room for a traditional fair, where handcrafted products of all sorts were for sale. The townspeople conside ...

VIETNAM AND INDIA, NEW MEMBERS OF I.G.F.

VIETNAM AND INDIA, NEW MEMBERS OF I.G.F.

Bistriţa, 31st of July 2017   A festival meeting of the IGF was held in Bistrița, Romania, chaired by the president, dr. Dorel Cosma and attended by the members of the Executive Board - Rene Sourisoau – France, Pahone Pop – Romania, Zenon Kolybych – Ukraine. On this occasion two countries were granted new membership of t ...