20 - 30 August 2015
Nessebar, resort "Sunny Beach", Burgas, Obzor, St. Vlas Bulgaria

Adults Childrens's Competitive nature Dances Choirs / Songs Orchestras Habits Authentic Processed Styled

Director:  Kaloyan Nikolov


Location: Nessebar and the resort complex “Sunny Beach” (Wikipedia)

The World Championship of Folklore "World Folk 2015" is organizing by
The World Association of Folklore Festivals - WAFF,
The European Association of Folklore Festivals - EAFF,
World Folklore Academy, Event Vacation.
 
With support of:
UNESCO, IOV-WORLD, CID-UNESCO
Municipality of Nessebar, Burgas, Pomorie,
 
Financial support
EACEA - Education, Audiovisual and Culture Executive Agency will finance 12 European Countries (from EU) for their participation at the World Championship of Folklore 2015 by project "European Folklore Heritage".
For financing conditions you can see section Registration of the Partitsipants.
 

Basic Information

A special feature of the World Championship of Folklore "World Folk" is that all performances are recorded with professional audio and television equipment and the best of them are repeatedly broadcasted by 50 cable televisions in Bulgaria, by satellite televisions "Travel TV", "BG TV" and "Heros TV" with coverage across Europe, as well as by the World Internet Television "EuroFolkTV" at tv.eurofolk.com  With these activities the main goal of the World Championship of Folklore "World Folk 2015“ is being realized and that is to popularize the traditional folk arts through the enormous possibilities of mass media.

The concerts of the World Championship of Folklore “World Folk 2015” are broadcasted live on the World Internet Television “EuroFolkTV”.

The marks of the participants appeared in the competition program of the World Championship of Folklore "World Folk 2015" are valid for ranking in the World ranking list of folklore.

 

ATTENTION !!!
In 2015 under the project of EAFF "European Folklore Heritage"
submitted for approval to European Commission and the program of the European Union "Europe for Citizens" - European remembrance will finance 12 European Countries (from EU) for their participation at the World Championship of Folklore 2015.
Funding will be for 25 people from a country for 5-day period of the Championship. Financial support will be up to 160 Euro per person. The official confirmation of the selected groups will be on 27th of July 2015.
In order to apply for granting a subsidy for participation it is necessary in the Application form (in the Note box) to write "Applying for subsidies from the EU - EACEA" - Education, Audiovisual and Culture Executive Agency

General Conditions

The bank transfers are made on the account of World Folklore Academy Ltd.:
Bank account: FiBank- branch Veliko Tarnovo
 
All bank charges are borne by the sending country.
Completed and signed applications shall mean acceptance of the conditions laid down in this Regulation.      

Unambiguous text: At approved by the jury participation in the Championship, the teams or the representing organizations give the organizers the right to be recorded on audio and video, arranged in a program, presenting the festival and broadcasted by a TV channel or otherwise, for which a contract is signed.



News About the Festival

15 October 2018

MOVIE ABOUT THE VIII "WORLD FOLK" 2018 IS IN THE AIR

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30 September 2018

BNT broadcasts the film for VIII "World folk" 2018

An overview film for the VIII Championship of Folklore "World folk" 2018 will be broadcasted by the Bulgarian National Television on October 6 at 15:00. on BNT 2. The Eighth edition of the "World…
3 September 2018

Ensemble "Shondiban" from Russia won the Grand Prix of the "World folk" Championship 2018

New winners of the Grand Prix Golden "Orpheus" of the VIIIth World Championship of Folklore "World Folk" became the Komi-Permiatsky Song and Dance Ensemble "Shondiban" with artistic director Elena…
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Champions

Folk Dance Ensemble „Poligrodzianie“ at University of Technology, Poznan (Poland)

winner of the Grand Prix Golden "Orpheus", a gold medal and the title "Absolute World Champion" for 2015 from the World Championship of Folklore "World Folk 2015"

Cao Yuan Qing "A Yin", Hoh Hot, Inner Mongolia (China)

winner of the silver medal – Second place at the World Championship of Folklore "World Folk 2015", a gold medal and the title of "World Champion" for 2015 in the category "Folklore music", nomination Golden "Orpheus"

Ensemble for folklore dances "Balgarani" at the Association Ensemble for folklore dances "Balgarani", Sofia (Bulgaria)

winner of the bronze medal - Third place at the World Championship of Folklore "World Folk 2015" and winner of the gold medal and the title of "World Champion" for 2015 in the category "Folklore ensembles" and Nomination Golden "Orpheus"

Ensemble "Izvorash", Sipoteni village, Kalarasi region (Republic of Moldova)

winner of the gold medal, the title of "World Champion" for 2015 in the category "Folklore Dances" and Nomination Golden "Orpheus"

Tamburaški orkestar “Dugo Selo” - Glazbena škola “Dugo Selo”, Dugo Selo (Croatia)

winner of the gold medal, the title of "World Champion" for 2015 in the category "Folklore music (orchestras)" and Nomination Golden "Orpheus"

Folk dance group "Pastalnieki" at Krustpils House of Culture , Jekabpils (Latvia)

winner of the gold medal, the title of "World Champion" for 2015 in the category "Folklore Dances - children" and Nomination Golden "Orpheus"

Kokle group "BALTI" at Cultural and educational centre of Babite Municipality, Babite (Latvia)

winner of the gold medal, the title of "World Champion" for 2015 in the category "Folklore music" and Nomination Golden "Orpheus"

Folklore Dance Ensemble "Liksme", Cultural Center at Daugavpils region , Daugavpils (Latvia)

winner of the gold medal, the title of "World Champion" for 2015 in the category "Folklore Dances" and Nomination Golden "Orpheus"

KUD BISER, Velika Kladusa (Bosnia and Herzegovina)

winner of the gold medal, the title of "World Champion" for 2015 in the category "Authentic Folklore Dances" and Nomination Golden "Orpheus"

"Bamdad" Music Group, Mashhad (Islamic Republic of Iran)

winner of the gold medal, the title of "World Champion" for 2015 in the category "Folklore music" and Nomination Golden "Orpheus"

"Serashk" Ensemble, Mashhad (Islamic Republic of Iran)

winner of the gold medal, the title of "World Champion" for 2015 in the category "Folklore music" and Nomination Golden "Orpheus"

Children's Dance Ensemble "Mkhedruli-4" at Choreography School and Studio "Sea of Harmony", Kobuleti (Georgia)

winner of the gold medal, the title of "World Champion" for 2015 in the category "Folklore Dances" and Nomination Golden "Orpheus"

Vitaliy Ermachkov at St. Petersburg University of Culture , St. Petersburg (Russia)

winner of the gold medal, the title of "World Champion" for 2015 in the category "Individual performers - folklore music" and Nomination Golden "Orpheus"

Jung-ah, Song and Jang, moon-hee, Seoul (Republic of Korea)

winner of the gold medal, the title of "World Champion" for 2015 in the category "Folklore music" and Nomination Golden "Orpheus"

Folklore Group "Dospat" at "Ivan Vazov - 1926" Community centre, Dospat (Bulgaria)

winner of the gold medal, the title of "World Champion" for 2015 in the category "Authentic Folklore Songs" and Nomination Golden "Orpheus"

Folklore Dance Group "Hubavenka" at "Svetlina" Community centre , Hubavene, Municipality of Roman, Vratsa region (Bulgaria)

winner of the gold medal, the title of "World Champion" for 2015 in the category "Folklore Dances" and Nomination Golden "Orpheus"

Chamber Group for Folklore Music "Bolyarsko nastroenie" at "Nadezhda - 1925" Community centre, Turkincha village, Municipality of Dryanovo (Bulgaria)

winner of the gold medal, the title of "World Champion" for 2015 in the category "Folklore music" and Nomination Golden "Orpheus"

Pavlina Hristova, Harmanli, Haskovo region (Bulgaria)

winner of the gold medal, the title of "World Champion" for 2015 in the category "Individual performers - folklore songs" and Nomination Golden "Orpheus"