Location: Veliko Tarnovo, Bulgaria  (Wikipedia)

Organizers:
European Association of Folklore Festivals - EAFF,
Euro Folk Academy, World Folklore Academy, Event Vacation
Licence of World Association of Folklore Festivals - WAFF World Cup of Folklore
 
All performances will recorded with professional audio and television technics and the best of them are repeatedly broadcasted by more than 20 cable and satellite televisions, as well as the World Wide Internet Television "EuroFolkTV" at tv.eurofolk.com.

Town host - Veliko Tarnovo, Bulgaria

Veliko Tarnovo (Bulgarian: Велико Търново) is a city in north central Bulgaria and the administrative centre of Veliko Tarnovo Province. Often referred to as the "City of the Tsars", Veliko Tarnovo is located on the Yantra River and is famous as the historical capital of the Second Bulgarian Empire, attracting many tourists with its unique architecture. The old city is situated on three hills, Tsarevets, Trapezitsa and Sveta Gora raising amidst the meanders of the Yantra. Tsarevets housed the palaces of the Bulgarian Emperors and the Patriarchate with the Patriarchal Cathedral, as well as a number of administrative and residential edifices surrounded by thick walls. Trapezitsa was known for its many churches and as the main residence of the nobility. In the Middle Ages it was among the main European centres of culture and gave its name to the architecture of the Tarnovo Artistic School, painting of the Tarnovo Artistic School and literature.

Champions

Ragini Makkhar and "Naadyog" Group at School "Naadyog"

Indore India

Winner of Golden medal in category "Folklore mix ensembles - Authentic performances" and Grand prix at the 3rd World Cup of Folklore - Veliko Tarnovo 2018

Children`s folklore ensemble "Mtatsminda"

Batumi Georgia

Winner of Golden medal in "Folklore dances groups; modern choreography" category and nomination for Grand prix at the 3rd World Cup of Folklore - Veliko Tarnovo 2018

Folk music ensemble "Jovarėlis" at High school of arts "Saulius Sondeckis"

Šiauliai Lithuania

Winner of Golden medal in "Instrumental groups" category and nomination for Grand prix at the 3rd World Cup of Folklore - Veliko Tarnovo 2018

Music group "VISA" at School of culture and arts

Velinge Sweden

Winner of Golden medal in "Instrumental groups" category and nomination for Grand prix at the 3rd World Cup of Folklore - Veliko Tarnovo 2018

Folklore trio "Avliga" at "Peyo Kr. Yavorov - 1978" Community center

Dupnitsa Bulgaria

Winner of Golden medal in "Folklore songs groups, authentic folklore" category and nomination for Grand prix at the 3rd World Cup of Folklore - Veliko Tarnovo 2018

Dance ensemble "Favorit" at "Valcho Ruskovski - 1894" Community center

Ugarchin Bulgaria

Winner of Golden medal in "Folklore dances groups; modern choreography" category and nomination for Grand prix at the 3rd World Cup of Folklore - Veliko Tarnovo 2018

Dance ensemble "Želmenėliai" to Šiauliai Cultural Center

Šiauliai Lithuania

Winner of Golden medal in "Folklore dances groups; modern choreography" category and nomination for Grand prix at the 3rd World Cup of Folklore - Veliko Tarnovo 2018

Folklore dance studio "Zora" at Municipal Youth House

Ruse Bulgaria

Winner of Golden medal in "Folklore dances groups; modern choreography" category and nomination for Grand prix at the 3rd World Cup of Folklore - Veliko Tarnovo 2018

Group "Harnasie" at Polish association of highlanders in Canada

Mississauuga Canada

Winner of Golden medal in "Folklore mix ensembles - Authentic performances" category and nomination for Grand prix at the 3rd World Cup of Folklore - Veliko Tarnovo 2018

Female folklore choir at "Razvitie 1902" Community center

Merdanya village, Lyaskovets municipality Bulgaria

Winner of Golden medal in "Folklore songs groups, modern arrangement of folklore music" category and nomination for Grand prix at the 3rd World Cup of Folklore - Veliko Tarnovo 2018

Folklore group "Devchata" at "Russkaya kultura" organization

Bratislava Slovakia

Winner of Golden medal in "Folklore songs groups, modern arrangement of folklore music" category and nomination for Grand prix at the 3rd World Cup of Folklore - Veliko Tarnovo 2018

Folklore ensemble ""Charan" at Spiritual center "Archy"

Yakutsk Russia

Winner of Golden medal in "Folklore mix ensembles - Authentic performances" category and nomination for Grand prix at the 3rd World Cup of Folklore - Veliko Tarnovo 2018

Group "Nasout Music"

Tehran Islamic Republic of Iran

Winner of Golden medal in "Folklore Instrumental groups; folklore music" category and nomination for Grand prix at the 3rd World Cup of Folklore - Veliko Tarnovo 2018

Dance group "Marylarina" at Dance studio "Marylarina"

Tehran Islamic Republic of Iran

Winner of Golden medal in "Folklore dances groups; modern choreography" category and nomination for Grand prix at the 3rd World Cup of Folklore - Veliko Tarnovo 2018

Dance community "GALANG"

Padang Indonesia

Winner of Golden medal in "Folklore mix ensembles - Authentic performances" category and nomination for Grand prix at the 3rd World Cup of Folklore - Veliko Tarnovo 2018

Ensemble "Folklorika" at School of folklore dances "Folklorika"

Sofia Bulgaria

Winner of Golden medal in "Folklore dances groups; modern choreography" category and nomination for Grand prix at the 3rd World Cup of Folklore - Veliko Tarnovo 2018

Gallery

Other Editions

8 – 13 May 2024

IX World Cup of Folklore™ - Veliko Tarnovo 2024

Veliko Tarnovo Bulgaria
11 – 15 May 2023

VIII World Cup of Folklore™ - Veliko Tarnovo 2023

Veliko Tarnovo Bulgaria
8 – 14 May 2023 Online

VIII World Cup of Folklore™ Veliko Tarnovo 2023 online

Veliko Tarnovo Bulgaria
12 – 16 May 2022

VII World Cup of Folklore™ - Veliko Tarnovo 2022

Veliko Tarnovo Bulgaria
9 – 15 May 2022 Online

VII World Cup of Folklore™ Veliko Tarnovo 2022 online

Veliko Tarnovo Bulgaria
13 – 17 May 2021

VI World Cup of Folklore™ - Veliko Tarnovo 2021

Veliko Tarnovo Bulgaria
4 – 12 May 2021 Online

VI World Cup of Folklore™ Veliko Tarnovo 2021 online

Veliko Tarnovo Bulgaria
2 – 11 December 2020 Online

V World Cup of Folklore™ - Veliko Tarnovo 2020 - online

Veliko Tarnovo Bulgaria
9 – 19 May 2019

World Cup of Folklore™ - Veliko Tarnovo 2019

Veliko Tarnovo Bulgaria
11 – 21 May 2017

World Cup of Folklore - Veliko Tarnovo 2017

Veliko Tarnovo Bulgaria
12 – 22 May 2016

World Cup of Folklore - Veliko Tarnovo 2016

Veliko Tarnovo Bulgaria

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