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CIOFF – 10 years in BiH

July 13, 2019 @ 20:00

Folklore ensembles from all parts of BiH will be performing. Also, the same day at the BKC KS will be held an exhibition of instruments, folk costumes and handicrafts related to our cultural heritage.

CIOFF is an international organization, full name of the International Council of Organizations of Folklore Festivals and Folk Art, founded in 1970. Members of the association are national section of the CIOFF, one from all UN member states. It acts as an affiliate of UNESCO, is accredited to the Commission for Intangible Cultural Heritage. In addition to the folklore festival, she also deals with additional contents such as exhibitions, concerts, thematic conferences and workshops, USOFFTU in BiH is an association, full name: Association Council of Organizer of Folklore Festival and Traditional Art in BiH.

By certification and function, it is the representative body of BiH in the international CIOFF. Over the past 10 years, they have built up infrastructure and trained personnel who can organize events based on the principles and standards of CIOFF. Their members are organizers of folklore festivals and manifestations of traditional art, as well as associations dealing with various aspects of traditional art. Six international folklore festivals organized by their members each year in BiH are included in CIOFF’s international “Calendar of the Festival”. Defile the streets of Sarajevo will be held at 6 p.m. h, and at 8 p.m. begins a full-time performance at the Big BKC Hall.


July 13, 2019


Bosanski kulturni centar
Branilaca Sarajeva 24
Sarajevo, 71000 Bosnia and Herzegovina
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