XXVII ENCUENTRO INTERNACIONAL DE FOLKLORE CIUDAD DE ZARAGOZA

CONTEST 2018

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Ticket sales at the ticket offices of the Zaragoza auditorium, Ibercaja ATMs and online.

The International Folklore Encounter "City of Zaragoza" reaches its 27th edition with the aim of projecting to the world a more vivid image than ever before of our city and province, a colored image of intense tones of peace, tolerance and hospitality.

Zaragoza is the city of four cultures, and for this reason, it is the ideal place to organize the International Folklore Encounter (EIFOLK). During the first days of September the city hosts a meeting of music, song and dance from different parts of the world, making Zaragoza the world capital of Folklore at its best.

The twenty-six editions in which the International Meeting of Folklore (EIFOLK) has been held, have served to consolidate this event as one of the most human and artistic events within the international folkloric scene and to place Zaragoza among obligatory reference points of the traditional arts, all around the world. This is testify by the fact that its history, its prestige and the artistic quality of the Encuentro have been recognized throughout its history under the title CIOFF. WORLD, recognizing it as one of the best Festivals in the World.

This year, we will have a big celebration of the 26th edition of EIFOLK, and 32 years since it was organized for the first time together with Zaragoza City Council and "Raíces de Aragón" group.

Sponsored by UNESCO, an organization that distinguished our city with the title of "emblematic site of the culture of peace", the International Folklore Encounter "City of Zaragoza" this year brings together 10 groups from ALGERIA, ARGENTINA, BASHKORSTOSTAN, PANAMA, RUSSIA, THAILAND, VALENCIA, PAIS VASCO and ARAGON. All of them will perform performances full of joy, life and color from 30th August to 2rd September.

The performances will be performed in the incomparable setting of the Mozart Hall of the Auditorium, being varied, colorful, cheerful and always different, making the spectators feel satisfied and culminate on day 3rd with two outstanding acts "Come dance with us" as well as The Closing Ceremony of the Meeting in the Mozart Hall of the Auditorium with the performance of all the countries.

The organizers and collaborators of the meeting invite all citizens of Zaragoza and province to participate in this celebration of diversity and give the most cordial welcome to all participating countries, wishing them a pleasant stay among us.

SCHELUDED ACTIVITIES

Tuesday, august 28, 2018

Conferencia y tertulia sobre el BAILE TRADICIONAL EN LA ESCUELA

Wednesday, august 29, 2018

20:30 h

Intercambio de Juegos Tradicionales aragoneses y de los países participantes.
MUESTRA GASTRONÓMICA.
Extensión EIFOLK en Municipios de la provincia.