Federation of Folkloristic Groups in the Netherlands is active in the following fields of Cultural heritage; * Living history, with respect and pleasure brought! * Dance, singing and clothing from the past brought by approximately 65 affiliated groups, each drawing from their own regional history. * Short performances – full evening programmes * Performing “just around the corner” – travel to festivals at home and abroad * Have fun for young and old alike, both for performers and the public The objective: * The purpose of the Federation is to stimulate understanding and interest in the old Dutch folk culture and to promote it, particularly as this folk culture is expressed in music and dance, folk art, regional language, handicrafts, guildwork, games and sport. Federation activities * Encouraging training with the aim of improving quality. * Issuing guidelines and recommendations. * Assessments for membership applications. * Representative and coordination of interests. * Maintain contact with other organizations working in the field of Folklore and history.
We encourage young people up to 35 years of age to actively participate in research, protection and conservation of popular culture and heritage. Students (with legal Student-card) have a discount of 50% Youth members till the age of 35 have a discount of 50%