Unveiling the Enchantment: Ghana’s International Folktale Festival – Aayalolo Gh 2024. 

This August, Ghana beckons storytellers, musicians, dancers, and artists from around the globe to its breathtaking landscapes for an unparalleled celebration of folklore and traditional arts. The Ghana’s International Folktale Festival – Aayalolo Gh 2024, hosted in the heart of Ghana, is set to be a mosaic of cultural heritage, showcasing the rich tapestry of […]

The Nova Petropolis International Folklore Festival Closing Ceremony

In support of folk festivals around the world, the President of the International Organization for Folk Art (IOV) and Bahraini poet Ali Abdullah Khalifa attended the Nova Petropolis International Folklore Festival in Brazil alongside the Mayor of Nova Petropolis, Georgie Darley. The festival was held with the support and encouragement of the International Organization for […]

Concluding cerimony of Folk Art Festival

Yesterday marked the concluding ceremony of another successful folk arts festival in Brazil. The elaborate festival represented the diverse cultural heritage of the Americas with the participation of forty-three professional folk art groups from seven South American countries. The groups included two thousand dancers, performers, and instrumentalists who showcased aspects of their heritage over the […]

1st IOV World meeting of Folk Dance Choreographers

OPEN FOR SUBSCRIPTIONS: INVITATION TO CHOREOGRAPHERS FROM FIVE CONTINENTS The IOV – International Organization of Folklore and Popular Arts – Brazil Section Presents an unprecedented event in the world. from July 25th to 30th, 2023 The 1st IOV World Meeting of Folk Dance Choreographers With the theme: “TRADITIONAL POPULAR DANCES AND TECHNOLOGY: “MEETING OF REAL […]

Restart of festivals in 2023

Dear friends in Folk Art, First of all, I do hope that the New Year 2023 will be the start of many new activities in Folk Art. We welcome the organizers of festivals to send us the dates and conditions of the festivals and we will publish the dates in our festival-calendar. Send your newest […]

IOV Brazil presents: a successful international partnership

  The International Folklore Festival of Passo Fundo – RS, is now an official partner of IOV Brasil. The Passo Fundo-RS International Folklore Festival is now legally accredited, recognized and registered with the IOV Brasil brand. The official term of “Agreement and Partnership” was signed by the Mayor of the city of Passo Fundo and […]