12 September 2018     Festivals 

From 15th till 19th of November, the XI International Folklore Festival "INTERFOLK in Russia" will be held. 

In Russian city, Saint Petersburg, participants from different areas of the world will arrive. So far, applications for participation was received from three groups from Indonesia, two from Iran and one from India, from Greece and Russia, said the organizer of the festival Mrs. Elena Bizina.

Groups who wants to take part in the festival can apply through the website of the European Association of Folklore Festivals - EAFF. Applications are acceptable till 14th of September 2018.

The Festival is aimed at promoting the interaction between cultures in the field of folk art. The main idea is to bring together the groups and ensembles from around the world in St. Petersburg in order to further the cross-enrichment of cultures and promote international cultural cooperation.

Another objective of the Festival is to hand national traditions down to younger generations, so that they would keep the national heritage and develop new forms of intercultural dialogue.