The International Folklore Festival in Burgas is organized by the Municipality of Burgas entitled: "To preserve legacies of our ancestors and give their children!"
Started as a Balkan folk songs and dances for a short time, the festival has now become a significant international event for connoisseurs of folklore. The International Folklore Festival entered the names of 440 folk compositions with over 18 thousand participants.
Traditionally, at the opening of the festival is given the award for folk dance and vocal works "Nestinarka", established by the Municipality of Burgas. Award statuette represents "Nestinarka" - the work of sculptor Nencho Rusev and diploma.
Since 1978 the festival was a member of the International Council of the organizers of the folk festivals (TSIOFF) and 2001 International Festivals & Event Association Europe (IFEA).
MFF include concerts on the stage of the Summer Theater Burgas, open stage (stages), concerts in the region, festive defiles, scientific session on the issues of folklore, an exhibition-bazaar of traditional souvenirs, demonstration of folk crafts.
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