IOV World has a Youth Commission. This commission organizes a Youth Congress every two years in the edge of another event. In 2017 the Fifth Youth Congress is organized in the edge of the 'International Folk Meetings Malopolska 2017', Myslenice, Poland, 12-17 July. Take a look at this page.

Earlier Youth Congresses:

- 2011: Bountiful, Utah, USA

- 2012: Stockholm and Tjorn, Sweden

- 2013: Nanjing, China

- 2015: Nova Petropolis, Brazil