Horeftikos Omilos Thessalonikis, from the city of Salona, Greece
Folk group "Horeftikos Omilos Thessalonikis" was founded in 1990. in Thessaloniki by several folklore enthusiasts who share a great interest in local traditional culture.
The main goal of the group, the preservation and expansion of the local Greek culture through traditional dances, songs, music and customs, and all members of the group are only volunteers and lovers in the cultural heritage of his people.
"Dancing Group of Thessaloniki", encompasses more than 400 members divided into various sections, where the uvjeᶡ and teach traditional dance, song and music. The group has participated in many festivals in Greece, as well as throughout Europe, America and Asia.
I' Pedarroti" from the city Pellaro from southern Kalabrije, Italy
Folk group I Peddaroti was founded in 1978 in Pellaru, the town in the southern Italian province Kalabrije putting artisti諯 own experience in the popular folk music-dance tradition Kalabrije and especially Pellara.
The group consists of 30 persons: dancers, musicians, researchers folklore. Musical accompaniment dances makes music performed on traditional instruments of this part of Italy: dijatonskoj and classical harmonics, tamburinu, guitar, gajdama, kalabre猪liri and basu.
In its 30-year existence of a group participated in the largest folk festivals in Italy and abroad (Belgium, France, Austria, Switzerland, Croatia, etc.).
Folk group "Raices de Colombia" from the city of Santiago de Cali, Colombia
The group was founded in 1983. The folklore as a student group at the University of Santiago de Cali zapo詮ju橠dance activity at the same time exploring roots of their own cultural identity. The result of their 25-year activities are a number of original choreography on the basis of the results of their own folklore kolumbijske diversity. Confirmation of the good results are nebrojene tour and guest on local, regional, national and international tours. His tour is considered not only an excellent presentation of his own moment of cultural identity but also as an excellent opportunity to generate and dissemination of friends, cooperation and understanding among people.
The group consists of 30 members of younger ages, teachers, professors and journalists
"Eygunychvan" from the town of Palana, Kam衴ka peninsula, Russia
Ensemble comes from a far Palane, the town at the mouth of the river istoimene Ohotsko Sea peninsula where Kam衴ka closes the road in Pacific Ocean. The Palana has less than 4,000 inhabitants and the capital is a city Korja諯g autonomous district, which has only 35,000 residents of different ethnic composition. Stamp throughout the region gives the tribe Korjaci which has only 9,000. The rest of the tribe are ȵk詬 Italjmeni and Eveni which enjoy full cultural autonomy.
Despite the fact that the word about the town, Palana has a professional folk ensemble and a few highly valuable amateur folk ensemble of professionalism that separates the only personal status members. Natural isolation of space, uvjetovali the preservation animizma and �izma what was left very large mark in the folklore traditions of space. Most dance elements associated with hunting, the basic way of survival.
Folklore Ensemble "Matija Gubec", hosted and executive organizer of the Festival
Ensemble was founded in 1936. The neprekidnim work on preservation of cultural heritage, represented our city, county and Croatia at festivals around the world, in Al Sardiniji, the Netherlands, Greece, the United States, Canada, Portugal, Spain, Italy, Slovakia, Hungary, France, Austria , Germany and distant Australia. This year, our city and county will represent the international folklore festival in Turkey.