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Little geese, come home! Play in the child’s world

A series of educational videos that aim to present issues concerned with the child in a traditional folk culture setting, and to discuss one of the most basic elements in stage performances by Polish ensembles participating in the International Festival of Children’s Folk Ensembles FESTIVAL OF THE CHILDREN OF MOUNTAINS.

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The inaugural concert of the 29th FESTIVAL OF THE CHILDREN OF MOUNTAINS

23 July 2022

Live broadcast of the inaugural concert of the 29th International Festival of Children’s Folk Ensembles FESTIVAL OF THE CHILDREN OF MOUNTAINS from the Riflemen’s Park Amphitheatre in Nowy Sącz. All the participant ensembles will give short performances on the Festival stage.

A meeting with ensemble guides

23 July 2022

On 23 July, Saturday, the day before the official opening of the 29th FESTIVAL OF THE CHILDREN OF MOUNTAINS, at the Riflemen’s Park Amphitheatre in Nowy Sącz a meeting with the ensemble guides and volunteer workers took place.

WELCOMING THE PARTICIPANTS OF THE 29th FESTIVAL OF THE CHILDREN OF MOUNTAINS

23 July 2022

On Saturday evening (23 July), the representatives of SOKÓŁ Małopolska Culture Centre paid visits to the three places accommodating the Festival ensembles: a boarding house in Nawojowa, a hall of residence in Stary Sącz and a student hostel in Nowy Sącz.

The Artistic Committee of the 29th FESTIVAL OF THE CHILDREN OF MOUNTAINS

19 July 2022

For the duration of the Festival an International Artistic Committee is appointed. During joint sessions with the ensemble leaders the Committee members evaluate programmes presented during the 29th FESTIVAL OF THE CHILDREN OF MOUNTAINS.

The Festival in numbers

7 days
Children spend 7 days at the Festival, during which they live together, give concerts, go on trips, light bonfires and visit the homes of their Polish friends.
500 participants
Every year, about 500 children aged 7 to 14 participate in the event.
349 groups
330 ensembles from all over the world have performed in 27 previous editions of the festival.
67 countries
As many as 66 different cultures have presented themselves at the Festival since 1992.

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