22 November 2018     UNESCO 

Kaloyan Nikolov, president of the European Association of Folklore Festivals - EAFF was chosen as a member of the General Assembly and Member of the Executive Board of the Regional Centre for the Safeguarding of Intangible Cultural Heritage in South-Eastern Europe under the auspices of UNESCO.

The annual session was held on 20th of November in Sofia. During the meeting of high rank, members of the GA from Bulgaria and South-East Europe (16 countries in total), they discussed the Activity Report for 2018 of the Regional Centre and its Work Plan for 2019. They will also discuss its Statutes and financial documents.

President of EAFF will be an attendee in the 13th session of Intergovernmental committee for the Safeguarding of Intangible Cultural Heritage. It will be held from 26th of November till 1st of December in Port Louis, Mauritius. During the sessions, the 24th states members of the Committee will discuss numerous issues which are important to the preservation of the living heritage of the world.