XXXI ENCUENTRO INTERNACIONAL DE FOLKLORE CIUDAD DE ZARAGOZA

CONTEST 2022

El Encuentro Internacional de Folklore "Ciudad de Zaragoza" comes to its 31th edition with the aim of projecting to the world a more vivid image than ever of our city, a colored image of intense tones of peace, tolerance and hospitality.

Zaragoza is the city of the four cultures, and for this reason, it is the ideal place to organize the Encuentro Internacional de Folklore" (EIFOLK).

During the first days of September the city hosts a meeting of music, singing and dancing from different parts of the world, making Zaragoza the world capital of Folklore in its greatest splendor.

El Encuentro Internacional de Folklore "Ciudad de Zaragoza" comes to its 31th edition with the aim of projecting to the world a more vivid image than ever of our city, a colored image of intense tones of peace, tolerance and hospitality.

Zaragoza is the city of the four cultures, and for this reason, it is the ideal place to organize the Encuentro Internacional de Folklore" (EIFOLK).

During the first days of September the city hosts a meeting of music, singing and dancing from different parts of the world, making Zaragoza the world capital of Folklore in its greatest splendor.

The thirty editions of the Encuentro Internacional de Folklore (EIFOLK) have served to consolidate this event as one of the events of greater human and artistic quality within the international folkloric panorama and to place Zaragoza among the obligatory reference points in the world geography of traditional arts. Demonstrating that for their history, prestige and the artistic quality of the Meeting have been recognized with the title of CIOFF MUNDIAL recognizing it as one of the best festivals in the world in its specialty.

This year we are celebrating the 31th edition of EIFOLK, 36 years having passed since it was organized for the first time jointly with the Zaragoza City Council and the Raíces de Aragón group.

Sponsored by UNESCO, which distinguished our city with the title of "emblematic site of the culture of peace, the International Folklore Meeting "City of Zaragoza" brings together this year 10 groups from INDONESIA, SLOVAKIA, INDIA, PERU, BURUNDI AND SPAIN: Galicia, Balearic Islands, Basque Country and Aragon. All of them will perform full of joy, life and color from August 30 to September 4.

The performances will be held 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 the 4th with the closing of the Meeting in the Mozart Room of the Auditorium, with the performance of: BURUNDI, PERU, SLOVAKIA, INDIA, INDONESIA AND SPAIN: "Raíces de Aragón".

 

SCHEDULED ACTIVITIES

Tuesday, August 30th, 2022

7:00 pm

Conference and gathering "The intangible sound heritage"
Church "Presentación de la Virgen" hall.

 

Wednesday, August 31th, 2022

10:00 am

Exchange of traditional Aragonese games and those of the participating countries in the Camping of Zaragoza.

12:00 pm

Dance workshop for specialists in Etopia.

Thursday, September 1st, 2022

10:30 am

Offering of flowers as a symbol of Peace to the Virgin of Pilar.

11:30 am

Parade, start at Coso with Alfonso Street and finish at Plaza del Pilar

Inauguration of the XXXI International Folklore Meeting.

Official Reception to the groups in the City Hall of Zaragoza.

 

Friday, September 2nd, 2022

7:00 pm:

Inauguration of the Exhibition of Crafts, folk costumes and musical instruments in the Hipóstila Hall of the Auditorium.

7:30 pm:

Performance in the Mozart Hall of PERU, INDONESIA, BURUNDI and SPAIN: "Aires de Albada" (Aragón).

EIFOLK 2022 IS HERE!

XXXI ENCUENTRO INTERNACIONAL DE FOLKLORE "CIUDAD DE ZARAGOZA"
September 31th to August 4th 2022