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 was one emotional moment when the vocal group “Distino” sang like at the international Olympic Games. A lot of people from different fields like culture, news writers, artists, etc. were present here at this important international event. One very pleasant presence was Ms. Doina Pană the Ministry from Romanian Government which spoke in the official opening about the great idea of this caravan.

IGF president – prof. PhD. Dorel Cosma and Ms. Emilia Bubulac – vice-president of the Romanian Folklore Federation has introduced on the stage the singers from the caravan:

Donka Valentine – Bulgaria

Anna Monica – Bulgaria

Inoria  Bande – Italy

Mannu Sebastiana – Italy

Dore Matteo – Italy

René Sourisseau – France

Raymond Martineau – France

Martin Blanes – Spain

Agostinho Iglesias – Spain

Paula Rancaño – Spain

Amican Atak – Turkey

Emre Öncül – Turkey

JarmilaToncikova – Czech R.

Yehuda Rami – Israel

Amalia Cohen – Israel

SholmoAzolai – Israel

Alena Vasilenk – Belarus

DzianaVodneva – Belarus

Mackay Ariel – Argentina

Mackay Walter – Argentina

Carignano Sebastián – Argentina

Bianchi Eugenio – Argentina

Perez Emiliano – Argentina

Bravo Carlos – Argentina

Ionela Bran – Romania

Sigheartău Marioara – Romania

Ionela Lechinţan – România

Adina Băieşiu – România

 

          In the second part of the show has perfomed on the stage some of the best Romanian Folklore Groups: „Cununa de pe Someş” Bistriţa, „Flori din Romanaţi” Dobrosloveni - Olt, „Mărţiţorul” – Olt, „Ţara Vrancei” - Focşani, Poarta Dorului – Bran, „Maria Lătăreţiu” Tg- Jiu, and ”Doina„ Bucharest.

          On the next day the Caravan was present in a TV Show at the National Televizion „Favorit” and after with one great show at the Bucharest Cultural House of the Students.

          From Bucharest the Caravan travels to Bulgaria where we performed on the stages from Rosgard and Blagoevgrad.

          At the show from Blagoevgrad the president of Bulgaria – Mr. Rosen Plevneliev has send us one congratulation message for the IGF President – Mr. Dorel Cosma, which was read it on the stage.

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Federations from Romania and Bulgaria have organized very well the Caravan and offer to the artist’s great conditions.

 Also we would like to congratulate all ten federations that have sent singers in the Caravan that are promoting the values of the traditional arts.

The Caravan will continue in Croatia, Italy, France and Spain.

With the initiation the IGF president this second edition of the Caravan has also a humanitarian purpose. All the audience and all that want can donate money for helping our friends and colleagues from Serbia that is covered by terrible floods. At the end of the Caravan all this sealed box with the money will be offered to the artists from Belgrade – Obrenovac.