Traditional heritage between Central Europe and the Mediterranean
Folk dance festival, drugs folk music festival, culinary festival, handicrafts festival/market.
Continuing the tradition of the Peasant Harmony Fair between the two world wars, the International Folklore Fair has been held in Zagreb since 1966, where it displays and affirms the traditional culture of numerous local and foreign participants.
It is part of the world movement for the preservation of cultural heritage, which follows the programs of UNESCO.
The Ministry of Culture and the City of Zagreb declared it a festival of national importance, and it has the EFFE 2019-2021 quality mark.
European Association of festivals. An audience of good folklore connoisseurs has been coming to the Fair in Zagreb for years, which is why it is recognized around the world.
The 56th MSF (July 20-24, 2023) is dedicated to the theme: “Traditional heritage between Central Europe and the Mediterranean”, which, together with guests from other continents, will present the enduring values of ethnographic and folklore creativity in these areas as part of modern life. in the European Union.
Number of National groups: 6
Number of International groups: 3
Minimum ages participants: 12
Maximum number of participants in a group: 30
Recorded music allowed: No
Traditional Folk Art: Yes
Traditional Folk Music: Yes
Traditional Folk Singing: Yes
Present-day Dancing: No
Workshops dance/music: Yes
Traditional food preparation: Yes