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.
344 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.


The Minister of Culture and National Heritage took patronage over the Festival

20 April 2022

We are pleased to announce that the Deputy Prime Minister, Minister for Culture and National Heritage Piotr Gliński took the honorary patronage of the 29th International Festival of Children's Folk Ensembles FESTIVAL OF THE CHILDREN OF MOUNTAINS!

Financial support from the Minister of Culture

26 March 2022

We are pleased to announce that also this year's edition of the FESTIVAL OF THE CHILDREN OF MOUNTAINS received funding from the operational program of the Ministry of Culture "Folk and traditional culture”.

CIOFF suspends membership of Russia and Belarus

18 March 2022

A statement on the official position of the CIOFF Council condemning the war in Ukraine.

Children's friendship builds the peace of the adults' world

24 February 2022

The idea of the Festival of the Children of Mountains it is especially close to us today. Let us never forget about it.