the town of Obzor, Bulgaria
Director: Kaloyan Nikolov
The “Euro Folk 2006” International Youth Festival will be held within the scope of “Euro Folk 2006” Musical Feasts - The world is television, which is in different European cities and countries 3 May till 21 October 2006. Musical Feasts “Euro Folk 2006” comprise fifteen musical festivals.
Main event of the Musical Feasts “Euro Folk 2006” is Festival No 1 in Europe of the traditional folk arts – Stara Planina Fest “Balkan Folk”. Every year in the Festival participate 15 000 musicians, singers and dancers. Other typical festival of the Musical Feasts “Euro Folk 2006” is “Euro Folk – Russian Island 2006” International Festival for Traditional Folk Arts – held in Moscow, Russia
Typical feature of Musical Feasts “Euro Folk 2006” is, that all performances are recorded with professional audio and television technics and the best of them will be broadcasted in Europe. All this activities realize the main purpose of Musical Feasts “Euro Folk 2006” – The world is television to make the traditional folk arts popular through the media.
The “Euro Folk 2006” International Youth Festival is held within fourteen performing days and evening concerts. Main task of the organizers is to ensure the creative groups an access to the stage, to gather them in a contest programme aimed at defining the best ones and to popularize the award winners of the fest by broadcasting their art in the European TV channels as well as on the World Wide Television "Euro Folk" at www.eurofolk.com/tv.
The “Euro Folk 2006” International Youth Festival is organized by Euro Folk Academy, Balkan Folk Academy and other organizations within the scope of "Euro Folk 2005" Musical Feasts - The world is television, from 26th of June until 10th of July 2006.
In "Euro Folk 2006" International Youth Festival could also take part spectator groups that are not included in the festival's program. They pay for their stay with a reduction.
Host of the festival is the town of Obzor, district Burgas, Bulgaria.