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I.G.F. Board meeting in Paris - 30 March, 2 April

I.G.F. Board meeting in Paris - 30 March, 2 April

In 30 March – 2 April 2017, will be held the first meeting in this year of the Executive Bureau of the World Folklore Union - I.G.F. With this occasion, all members from the Executive Bureau are invited to participate to discuss all the activities that the World Folklore Union is going to run this year. The meeting will be held at Vietnam E ...

I.G.F. BOARD MEETING BISTRITA / Oct. 1st 2016

I.G.F. BOARD MEETING BISTRITA / Oct. 1st 2016

I.G.F. BOARD MEETING BISTRITA / Oct. 1st 2016   v  INTRODUCTION :   M. President Dorel Cosma welcomes all people of the board and thanks for being here in Bistrita.   The Mayor of the city of Bistrita welcomes as well members of the IGF Board. He explains how it is important for him to support culture and folklore. He doe ...

I.G.F. GOLD STAR (EX. OSCAR) - RAVENNA - 2016 - ITALIY

I.G.F. GOLD STAR (EX. OSCAR) - RAVENNA - 2016 - ITALIY

Italy hosted the other day the awards ceremony - IGF Gold Star (Ex. Oscar in folklore). Ravenna, the host city of the awards I.G.F. Gold Star has once been the capital and was chosen the most sensational Byzantine mosaics in Western Europe, which they kept as Italians know how to take care of art. A long history, sparkling, colorful, which brought ...

I.G.F. Gold Star

I.G.F. Gold Star

      Dear colleagues,   As we decide at our last I.G.F Board Meeting 2016, from Voiron – France, in September, with the support of the Italian Federation (F.I.T.P), we will organize our event - I.G.F. ”Gold Star” (ex Oscar) 2016 - in Ravena (Italy) at 22 September at Dante Aligheri Theatre. I’m wai ...

I.G.F. CARAVAN - 2016

I.G.F. CARAVAN - 2016

I.G.F. Caravan is organized by the World Union of Folklore - initiated byProf. Dorel Cosma, President I.G.F. – it reached this year's IV-th edition.The event is meant to promote folk music, traditions and singers fromdifferent parts of the world and debuted three years ago in Romania, Colibiţaresort. It was a first effort made by the Nat ...

L'incontro in Vaticano

L'incontro in Vaticano

Mattina uggiosa a Roma. È il 14 di maggio e sembra essere un giorno normale. Eppure …. Ci svegliamo presto ed insieme alla delegazione italiana guidata da Benito Ripoli, partiamo per la metropolitana che seguiva a portarci alla Piazza San Pietro. Poca gente sulla strada e qualche goccia di pioggia fanno la loro volontà. Arrivia ...

The Meeting at the Vatican

The Meeting at the Vatican

A bleak morning in Rome. It is the 14 th of May and it seems to be anordinary day. Yet… We wake up early and jointly with the Italian delegation,run by Benito Ripoli, we set off toward the subway that is to take us to SaintPeter’s Square. Few people in the street. A few drops of rain are foolingaround. We get to the subway station and ...

OPENING OF THE WORLD FOLKLORE UNION SOCIAL-HISTORIAN OFFICE

OPENING OF THE WORLD FOLKLORE UNION SOCIAL-HISTORIAN OFFICE

A special moment of the I.G.F. Executive Board meeting in Voiron – France was the inauguration of the World Folklore Union social-historian office, which took place both in the presence of administrative officials in the south-east of France and President I.G.F. and official delegations from countries members of the World Folklore Union. Hav ...

MEMBERS OF THE EXECUTIVE BUREAU OF I.G.F. HAVE COMPLETED THE ARTISTIC AGENDA FOR 2016

MEMBERS OF THE EXECUTIVE BUREAU OF I.G.F. HAVE COMPLETED THE ARTISTIC AGENDA FOR 2016

Friday, 18 March 2016, in Voiron – France took place the first meeting this year of the Executive Board of World Folklore Union, being present the following: I.G.F. President Prof.Dr. Dorel Cosma (Romania), President adjunct Nicolas Charlety (France) and Benito Ripoli (Italy), vice-presidents Jose Antonio Vinas (Spain), Ameen Kassem (Israel), ...

Convocation for meeting in Voiron 2016

Convocation for meeting in Voiron 2016

        Dear friends,           I hope that this year 2016 to bring you all the best to you and to your families. I wish you a happy new year full of fulfilling things. I have the pleasure to announce you that in March with the big support of the France Folklore Federation and ...