30 November 2016     Interesting facts 

Important event related to the European Association of Folklore Festivals – EAFF in national and worldwide scale was happened in October.

In the middle of the month one of the most well-known persons in the world folklore arts – Mrs. Carmen D. Padilla, president of the International Organization for Folk Arts – IOV World, visited the old capital of Bulgaria – Veliko Tarnovo, invited by the Association, in cooperation with Ministry of Tourism of Bulgaria, Municipality of Veliko Tarnovo and Municipality of Nessebar. More about the visit of the honored guest you can learn from the film of “EuroFolk” studio.

In early October a huge success of the biggest festival on the Adriatic Coast "The beaches of Italy" was recorded. The event is organized and conducted in the green pearl of Adriatic – the town of Riccione. 18 groups with more than 600 performers from 7 countries were part from the feast of colors with their costumes and talent, where they showed the traditions of their countries.

In October were promoted interested upcoming festivals and contests in 2017 in different countries across the world. After the broadcast of overview documentary film about the VI World Championship of Folklore “World Folk” 2016 on BNT 2 and BNT World televisions, the film can be watched in the channel of Eurofolk TV in YouTube. Spectators will have the opportunity to enjoy the performances during concerts, the official ceremonies, the interviews with participants and moments in the backstage.

For more interesting past and upcoming events you can check the section “News” of the website of EAFF or in the official page of the Association in Facebook.