The section-IOV Netherlands operates under the wings of the global IOV World organization. The International Organization for People’s Art. Section IOV Netherlands aims to promote folk art and folk culture in a wide range of activities.
It shall endeavour to achieve it’s objective by:
* maintaining close contacts with IOV world-wide.
* Organizing meetings for member organizations and individuals.
* Publishing the periodic Nioviteiten to provide information.
* Promote contacts between groups, festival organizations, institutions and individuals involved in folk art, folk culture and cultural heritage.
* Advising groups, festival organizations, institutions and individuals on all aspects of popular culture. * Establishing contacts with other organizations that are active in a similar field.