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A Taste of Asia Nourishes Body and Soul

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 past February. The idea to organize youth at a regional level was conceived in the 3rd IOV Youth World Congress Sweden in 2012. Delegates in the congress saw a need for more youth to take part in the discussion...

The 13th European International Scientific Conference of Folk Culture

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 Directors, apoplectic It is such a great pleasure to get the opportunity to see the visual information of our IOV member festivals and to enjoy the experience these events offer around the world. As members, we can share information about our events and make them part of our folk culture and folk art. This web-site is the right place to show how important and unique these projects are. In addition,...

Third IOV Youth Congress – Sweden

By Carmen D. Padilla President IOV The International Organization of Folk Art (IOV) has been in existence for 35 years in 2012. In the General Assembly which was held in Volos, ailment Greece in 2007, the presence of the young members inspired the proposal by IOV President Carmen Padilla to initiate the establishment of the IOV Youth. This resulted in the start of a series of Youth Congresses the first of which...

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