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IOV World has new website!

Posted by on Apr 24th, 2017 in Featured, General | 0 comments

Since the end of April, IOV World has launched a new website: www.iov.world This new website includes making the website adaptable for smartphones and interacting with the visitors. In addition, he offers the opportunity to introduce multilingualism. The former website of IOV World remains online until the end of June, but you are already referred to www.iov.world Discover our new website and enjoy a beautiful festival...

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New members in the Board of Directors and the Commissions

Posted by on Apr 17th, 2017 in General | 0 comments

After the General Assembly last November, the new Executive Committee (EC) members proposed new members for the Board of Directors (BD) and the Commissions.

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Fifth IOV World Youth Congress

Posted by on Feb 8th, 2017 in IOV Youth News, News | 0 comments

Fifth IOV World Youth Congress

Dear Friends from around the World, We are happy to inform you that the Fifth International Organization of Folk Art (IOV) World Youth Congress will take place from July 12 to 17, 2017 in Myslenice, Poland. Participants should arrive on July 12 and depart on July 17, 2017. The event is organized by International Folk Meetings Malopolska, The City of Myslenice and Malopolska Region, with the assistance of IOV World. The Congress theme is Folk Fusion. Intangible Cultural Heritage and Inspiration by Folklore. Why Myslenice Perhaps more than any...

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XIV IOV Conference Andorf Austria 2017

Posted by on Feb 6th, 2017 in Events, General | Comments Off on XIV IOV Conference Andorf Austria 2017

CALL FOR PAPERS AND ABSTRACTS. The theme of the scientific part the conference is focused on the category of change based on relationship between authenticity and innovation (degrees of its admissibility by a regional/local community). It concerns in particular the processes of modernization, transformation and attempts at unification (homogenization) of particular national cultures, and especially folk cultures as their component parts – in their intangible dimension (broadly understood folklore, including e-folklore) and tangible dimension. It is hoped that the papers presented will formulate some diagnoses re: contemporary essence of folk cultures in European countries.

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ICH conference in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Posted by on Feb 4th, 2017 in Events | Comments Off on ICH conference in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

ICH conference in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

In fall 2016 has been held the 11th session of the Intergovernmental Committee for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage (ICH). Marcel Oelbrandt, Secretary General and Emma Chen Hoefler, Vice President, were present as observer for IOV which as NGO, is an official partner of Unesco.

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Happy New Year from the members of the Executive Committee

Posted by on Jan 4th, 2017 in News | Comments Off on Happy New Year from the members of the Executive Committee

Happy New Year from the members of the Executive Committee

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Merry Christmas to all!

Posted by on Dec 30th, 2016 in General | Comments Off on Merry Christmas to all!

Merry Christmas to all!

This is a typical scene in the Philippines during Christmas. Families bring their children to church to pray for peace. May peace reign in the world. May IOV be an instrument of peace, love, respect and tolerance of cultures throughout the world.

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The New Executive Committee of IOV

Posted by on Nov 21st, 2016 in Events, News | 0 comments

The New Executive Committee of IOV

During the General Assembly in Bergamo (Italy), ed delegations from 37 countries elected the new Executive Committee of IOV. On the picture from left to right: Fabrizio Cattaneo (Secretary), Marcel Oelbrandt (Secretary-General), Hans Holz (Vice-President), new IOV President Ali Khalifa, next to Honorary President Carmen Padilla, Emma Chen Höfler (Vice-President) and Henk Huijser (Treasurer). Click photo to...

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2016 IOV WORLD GENERAL ASSEMBLY OFFICIAL INVITATION

Posted by on Nov 8th, 2016 in Events, News | Comments Off on 2016 IOV WORLD GENERAL ASSEMBLY OFFICIAL INVITATION

Check out the agenda for the 2016 IOV WORLD GENERAL ASSEMBLY.

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THE PRESIDENT OF IOV WORLD HAS BEEN AWARDED WITH THE HONORABLE SIGN OF EAFF

Posted by on Oct 31st, 2016 in News | Comments Off on THE PRESIDENT OF IOV WORLD HAS BEEN AWARDED WITH THE HONORABLE SIGN OF EAFF

THE PRESIDENT OF IOV WORLD HAS BEEN AWARDED WITH THE HONORABLE SIGN OF EAFF

Carmen D. Padilla, the president of the International Organization of Folk Art – IOV World has been awarded with Diploma and the Honorable sign of the European Association of Folklore Festivals – EAFF. The highest award was bestowed personally by the president of the Association – Kaloyan Nikolov.

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