The International Festival of Folk Dances and Music



logo_festivalThe International Festival of Folk Dances and Music is among the most prominent cultural events that take place in the prefecture of Thessaloniki.

The passionate efforts of the members of the Cultural Club of Gefira managed to turn their initial vision to a great feast of culture and tradition. 
 
The International Festival of Folk Dances and Music aims at developping cultural links as well as bonds of friendship between the participating countries, promoting the exchange of ideas and giving the opportunity to the participants and the audience to get in touch with the traditions and culture of the participating countries, through their music and dances.

The Festival is organized on an annual basis jointly with the local wine feast. It lasts four days, during which the participating groups from Greece and other countries perform their programs and take part in various events. Scheduled date for 2013 is the 29th of August till the 1st of September. The application form, as well as general information are now available on our site.