Bangladeshi Delegates at 1st IOV You...

  The first International Folk Art (IOV) Youth Asia Congress took place from January 20 to 26, 2014 at Curtin University Sarawak, Malaysia. The theme of the congress was “Tastes of Asia – A Cultural...

25th Anniversary of IOV: Report

1979 – 2004 25 years of cultural work for a mutual understanding, a seasonable maintenance of folk culture and the intangible cultural heritage -against a Culture of Violence – for a Culture of...

Fourth IOV World Youth Congress

ANNOUNCEMENT CALL FOR PAPERS/PRESENTATIONS The International Organization of Folk Art (IOV) Youth Section announces the Fourth IOV World Youth Congress, to be held from June 24-28th, 2014 in Guadalajara,...

A Taste of Asia Nourishes Body and S...

A Report on the First Asia Regional Youth Congress By: Vigneswaran Duraragh (Malaysia) “A Taste of Asia,” was the theme of the first IOV Asia youth congress, which took place in Sarawak, Malaysia this...

The 13th European International Sci...

The Conference was organized by the M. Rylsky Institute of Art Studies, Folklore and Ethnology of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine and International Organization of Folk Art (IOV) Science and Research Commission for Central and Eastern Europe. The scientific chairpersons of the conference were professor Larysa Vakhnina (on behalf of the Rylsky Institute, the chair of Ukrainian section of IOV) and professor Anna Brzozowska-Krajka from Maria Curie-Sk?odowska University in Lublin Poland (the chair of the IOV Science and Research Commission for Central and Eastern Europe).

IOV Online Festival Directory

Dear Festival Director, This is a great pleasure to watch the visual information of our festivals and to experience the events you run around the world as IOV members. As members, we can share the information...

Acting National Section Chairs

The first step in organizing a national section is identifying the national section chair. Once the new chair has agreed to serve, he or she should obtain legal personality for the new section. In some countries, however, it is very expensive and time consuming to obtain legal personality. To help remedy this, the Board of Directors has approved a procedure which makes it possible to organize national sections in countries where it is too expensive to get legal personality first.

IOV World Youth Congress 2012 Report

Meeting another person for the first time is a fine experience. You fumble for words, looking for a topic of conversation that both can pick up, while testing each other’s opinions in search of similarities and differences. Meeting one hundred people for the first time in one week is bewildering. There are many topics of conversations to be found, many matters of opinion to be tested. Do you think so? Have I really thought this through? What opinions are important to me? Click the title to read more.

Professor Anna Brzozowska-Krajka’sE ...

Professor Anna Brzozowska-Krajka’s Etnokultura w diasporze. Mi?dzy regionalizmem a amerykanizacj? (Ethnoculture in Diaspora. Between Regionalism and Americanization, Lublin: Maria Curie-Sk?odowska University...

Message From the President’s D...

Dear IOV members, Greetings! Another year has passed and we have seen the continuing interest of the members in pursuing the visions and goals of IOV through the many activities that were held. We look forward...

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