XXI Stara planina fest "Balkan folk" was recorded in the history of music, dance and singing heritage of the peoples with the documentary produced in studio EuroFolk TV.

During the 8 competitive days from 12 to 21 May 2017 on the stage of the Summer Theater in Veliko Tarnovo performed more than 200 groups with over 4000 participants from Bulgaria, India and Indonesia. The overview film includes many songs, dances, interviews and impressions of the participants in the festival.

You will see the visit of Her Excellency Mrs.Sri Astari Rasjid – Ambassador of the Republic of Indonesia to Bulgaria, who honored the opening of the festival. With her visit, at the invitation of the President of EAFF, Kaloyan Nikolov, she supported her compatriots who participated in the World Cup of Folklore - an event held in parallel with "Balkan Folk". Mrs. Rasjid's program included a laying of flowers at the monument of Ilian D. Nikolov, founder of Balkan Folk.

The film can also be seen in YouTube.

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8 – 13 May 2024

XXVII Stara Planina Fest Balkan Folk 2024

Veliko Tarnovo Bulgaria