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29 August 2018, 15:46

Ufa will host CIOFF World Congress

UFA, 29 August 2018. /Bashinform News Agency, Alim Faizov/ translated by Tatiana Aksyutina/. Ufa will host the 48th World Congress of the International Council of Organizations of Folklore Festivals and Folk Arts - CIOFF from September 15 to September 25. It is held on the eve of the 6th World Folklore Festival.
The Congress will allow the management and members of the CIOFF to get acquainted with Bashkortostan and partially test the infrastructure planned to be used in 2020 at the 6th World Folklore in Ufa.
The World Congress will last 11 days. 200 representatives of the Executive Committee and national sections of the CIOFF from 60 countries - Azerbaijan, Switzerland, Croatia, Indonesia, Luxembourg, Canada, India, Finland, Costa Rica, France, Japan, Romania, Italy , USA, Slovenia, China, Hungary, Germany, Macedonia, Spain, Cameroon, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Mexico and other countries will take part in it.
The event will be held at several venues: the State Assembly - the Kurultay RB, the Congress Hall, and the Sheraton Hotel.
As part of the cultural program, the guests will visit the M.V. Nesterov Bashkir State Art Museum, concerts of the F. Gaskarov State Academic Folk Dance Ensemble, the National Orchestra of Folk Instruments and the "Argymak" ethnic-rock band, the press service of the Congress Bureau RB informs.
Author:Alim Faizov
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