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31st FESTIVAL OF THE CHILDREN OF MOUNTAINSH co-financed by the Polish Ministry of Culture and National Heritage

27 February 2024

By a decision of the Ministry of Culture and National Heritage, this year the 31st International Festival of Children’s Folk Ensembles FESTIVAL OF THE CHILDREN OF MOUNTAINSH received funding under the "Folk and Traditional Culture" programme.

47th Carpathian Festival of Children’s Folk Ensembles

16 February 2024

During the annual Carpathian Festival of Children’s Folk Ensembles in Rabka-Zdrój, the Artistic Committee chooses ensembles and recommends them for the edition of the FESTIVAL OF THE CHILDREN OF MOUNTAINS that takes place the next year. The 47th edition of the Carpathian Festival is scheduled for 15-16 June 2024.

Call for Entries: FESTIVAL OF THE CHILDREN OF MOUNTAINS 2024

2 November 2023

The 31st International Festival of Children's Folk Ensembles FESTIVAL OF THE CHILDREN OF MOUNTAINS will be held on 21-27 July 2024 in Nowy Sącz. We invite you to read the regulations of the event. We are waiting for applications from foreign groups until 31st January 2024.

It's time to go home

30 July 2023

The 30th International Festival of Children’s Folk Ensembles FESTIVAL OF THE CHILDREN OF MOUNTAINS came to a grand conclusion on the 29th July. The closing festivities culminated with a spellbinding final concert held in the picturesque Riflemen’s Park Amphitheatre.

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.
400 participants
Every year, about 400 children aged 7 to 14 participate in the event.
356 groups
356 ensembles from all over the world have performed in 30 previous editions of the festival.
68 countries
As many as 68 different cultures have presented themselves at the Festival since 1992.

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