V Balkan Championship of Folklore "Euro Folk - Jiva voda" starts. The jubilee edition of this significant event will be conducted in one of the most beautiful and ancient towns on the Balkan Peninsula - Hisarya (Bulgaria). More than 2000 participants - groups and individual performers are going to demonstrate the strength and beauty of folklore art in the period 2 -12 June 2016. They will compete in 9 categories divided in 2 age groups. Participants will be awarded with golden, silver and bronze medals. The big award - Grand Prix Golden "Orpheus", the title Absolute Balkan Champion of Folklore 2016 and the prize of 1000 Euro, provided by the organizer will be given to the champion. Balkan Championship of Folklore "Euro Folk - Jiva voda" 2016 is part of the Championship system of the World Association of Folklore Festivals - WAFF. Participants at the championship system are evaluated according to their achievements. They also participate in the World ranking list of Folklore.