International Folklore Festival
CIOFF® Pilsen

Mezinárodní folklorní festival CIOFF® Plzeň
Internationales Folklorefestival CIOFF® Pilsen
Festival de Folclore Internacional CIOFF® de Pilsen

2015 - IFF and PILSEN EUROPEAN CAPITAL OF CULTURE 2015 PILSEN

In 2015, Pilsen carried the title European Capital of Culture and the International Folklore Festival CIOFF® Pilsen was proudly included in its rich cultural programme. The city of Pilsen opened itself to the world and the Pilsen folk festival was presented as one of the prestigious European folklore festivals carrying the designation of the world organization CIOFF® operating under UNESCO. During the 19th year of the festival, top performances of folklore ensembles from different parts of the world performed on several festival stages. At the same time, enough emphasis was given to adequate space provided for learning about various folklore traditions connected directly with Pilsen and its surroundings.

Mezinárodní rada organizací folklórních festivalů a lidových umění CIOFF

The festival is a regular member of the International Council of Organizations of Folklore Festivals and Folk Arts CIOFF.

Main partners of the festival

Kulturní Plzeň Plzeňský kraj Ministerstvo kultury Nadace 700 let města Plzně Hotely Ibis Bohemia sekt

Main media partner

Český rozhlas Plzeň