30 September 2016     Championships  Festivals  Interesting facts 

Thousand singers, musicians and dancers presented the culture and traditions of their nations at festivals and competitions in Bulgaria, Macedonia, Montenegro, Croatia, Poland, Italy, Hungary. All of these feasts are part of the chain of the European Association of Folklore Festivals – EAFF.

Highlight of the folklore festival program in August was the VI World Championship of Folklore “World folk” 2016 which was held under the patronage of UNESCO. Marvelous event was reported by tens of Media groups in Bulgaria and abroad. Bulgarian National Television (BNT) was one of the general media partners of the event and broadcasted overview movie about the championship on BNT2. A new broadcast of BNT World on October 2, 2016 at 4:00 pm is expected.

4 more overview movies was released in August. Films represented the folklore richness of Bulgarians and participants from another countries at VII Bulgarian National Championship of Folklore “Euro Folk 2016” and 1st edition of World Cup of Folklore “Veliko Tarnovo 2016”; V Balkan Championship of Folklore “Euro folk – Jiva voda”; XII International Folklore Festival “Euro folk – Black sea 2016”.

Details and curious news you can find on section “News” on the official website of EAFF.