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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 ...

IGF Folk Stars - Winners

IGF Folk Stars - Winners

Kalliopi Panopoulou   Sylvia Chassard ...

IGF 24 2015-2016

IGF 24 2015-2016

IGF 24 2015 - 2016 (Click for download) ...

Deep sadness

Deep sadness

Messrs.  The National Folklore Federation from France Chairman Nicolas Charléty,     It is with deep sadness that I have found out the November 13th attacks in Paris, which caused countless victims. We blame these terrorist attacks that filled with grief the French people and the entire world. On my behalf and on behalf o ...

Une tristesse profonde

Une tristesse profonde

À l’attention de La Confédération Nationale de Folklore de France M. le Président Nicolas Charléty,     C’est avec une tristesse profonde que j’ai appris les attentats du 13 novembre de Paris, qui ont provoqué de nombreuses victimes. Nous, nous condamnons ces actes terrorist ...

I.G.F. Board Meeting and IGF Gold Star Awards

I.G.F. Board Meeting and IGF Gold Star Awards

  Haifa ISRAEL October 22nd 2015 I.G.F. Board Meeting and IGF Gold Star Awards   People attending the meeting :   Dorel COSMA, President Nicolas CHARLETY, President Adj. (1) Benito RIPOLI, President Adj. (2) Ameen KASSEM, Vice-president Vladan TESANOVIC, Vice-president Zélida STUELSATZ, Secretary general adj. ...

I.G.F. GOLD STAR 2015

I.G.F. GOLD STAR 2015

      – nominees –     - Tobia Rinaldo - Italy - Gerardo Bonifati – Italy - Sylvia Chassard – France - Momi Almog – Israel - Popi Panopoulou – Greece - Ernests Spics – Latvia ...