International folk festival held in the village of Istibanje, Vinica, North-Macedonia.
It is one of the most valuable and most recognized festivals in North-Macedonia.
It has tradition for more than 30 years.
Contest festival in two categories (Youth Folk ensembles 12-18 years old) and Adults (over 18 years)
National evenings and Ripping the rise
Number of National groups: 10
Number of Intercontinental groups: 3
Number of International groups: 7
Minimum ages participants: 12
Maximum number of participants in a group: 26
Recorded music allowed: Yes
Accomodation: Host-Families / Hotel
Traditional Folk Art: Yes
Traditional Folk Music: Yes
Traditional Folk Singing: Yes
Present-day Dancing: Yes
Workshops dance/music: Yes
Traditional food preparing: Yes