31 August 2016     Championships  Festivals  Interesting facts 

VII European Championship of Folklore “Euro Folk” 2016 was the highlight of folklore events in July. The forum was the first which was held month after the acceptance of the Association of Folklore Festivals – EAFF as an official partner of UNESCO.

At the middle of summer the first edition of International Folklore Festival on Balaton lake “Hungarian lake” was held. The Czech Republic’s capital gathered the international folklore in a magnificent celebration. Armenian town Tsaghkadzor was the host of International Festival “Happy planet”. Folklore dance groups, majorettes, music groups and choirs from different countries took part at the VIII Art Festival in Prague.

At the end of July XII China Luoyang International Heluo Cultural Tourism Festival (China) and Spectacular World Folklore-Dance Olympiad “New Life” (Georgia) were conducted.

Detailed information about these events and more, you can find on “News” section of the website of EAFF.