2023 IOV World General Assembly

Dear IOV-Members, dear friends, Greetings! you will find attached the announcements of WGA  2023 (click here to read and download it). The 2023 IOV World General Assembly will take place in Sharjah, United Arab Emirates. Participants should arrive in Sharjah at 2023 March 8th and plan to depart on March 12th. The General Assembly will […]

Report of the 2nd IOV America Assembly

On the 12th of October, the IOV Brasil entourage, made up of the following members of the IOV Brasil Board of Directors- Antonio Clerton Vieira da Silva (President of IOV Brasil and Executive Secretary of IOV America), Lairton Guedes (Vice President of IOV Brasil), professor Lilian Vogel (chairman of the IOV Brasil Pedagogical Academic Committee), […]

The Passing of The Irreplaceable Professor Morsi

  In July 2022, IOV lost one of its most prominent international members, Egyptian Professor Ahmed Ali Morsi. With heavy hearts, we have grieved the educator of many generations. Prof. Morsi, who was a loving person and a friend to all, spent his life fighting for the support and preservation of folk arts and traditions. […]

Cultural Heritage – recognize the other

The meeting on the theme “Heritage Cultural, common commitment to identify, preserve, revitalize and pass on to the generations future an asset of cultural, material and immaterial”, held in the Hall Councilor of the Municipality of Noci, was, without a doubt, the event of tip of the project “Cammini e Meetings for a welcoming Puglia, […]

Walking and Meeting – Cammini e Incontri

Unitedly to the FITP Italian Federation Popular Traditions, they stipulated the agreement the World Folklore Union IGF, the IOV International Organization of Folk Art, the World Association of Performing Arts WAPA and the Federation of International Dance FIDAF Festivals The evocative locations of Alberobello and Noci framed it from 13 to 15 May 2022 at […]

A theses about folk-dance culture in Trentino

I’m Miharu Tetashima and I graduated from Tokyo University of Foreign Studies in March, 2022, with a major in Italian Language and Culture, submitting a graduation thesis on folk dance in Trentino. The choice of this topic arose from my interest in two different fields: folk dance and Trentino itself. During my university years, I […]

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 […]