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Ufa hosted magnificent events devoted to the special date - 50 days to the VI CIOFF® World Folkloriada

Today, on 14 May Ufa hosted the event devoted to the special date - 50 days to the VI CIOFF® World Folkloriada.

The celebrating began with the air show, attended by citizens of Ufa and the city’s guests. 3 planes above the city did their performance, which was followed up by the parachute show, in which the jumpers landed on the celebration venue near the art-object to the upcoming festival waving flags of Russia, Bashkortostan and the Folkloriada.

The stage welcomed the honored guests that assembled the symbol of the folkloriada – the Russian doll, dressed in the ethnic Bashkir attire, which is traditionally divided into several dolls.

The Deputy Minister of culture of Russia Olga Yarilova attended the ceremony as well as the Head of Bashkortostan Radiy Khabirov, CIOFF®-International President Philippe Beaussant, the Folkloriada Committee chairman and the vice-president of CIOFF® Alejandro Camacho, the Minister of culture of Bashkortostan Amina Shafikova.

The event rounded up with the marvelous musical live performances by the Ambassador of the VI CIOFF® World Folkloriada and the Honored Artist of Russia and the creative director of the Russian Song Theatre Nadezhda Babkina, the Miras Folk Ensemble of Song and Dance, Uzoritsa Group, Argymak and the finalists of the All-Russian Youth Festival Yashlek Show-2020, as well as the soloists of the Kh. Akhmetov’s Bashkir State Philharmonic.

VI CIOFF® World Folkloriada will be held in Russia on July 3-10. Bashkortostan is preparing to welcome over 55 countries with about 2000 participants.

The opening ceremony of the festival will be held on 3 July. On 4 July there will be a parade of participants which will be rounded up with the biggest international khorovod. Also, on this very day Ufa starts the main venue’s work, which is called the Heart of Folkloriada. On 5-9 July this venue will see performances of the ethnic music world stars.

On July 5-9 festival program will be covering 22 municipal districts of our Republic, which are united into 4 festival areas: Central, Northern, North-Western and Eastern, as well as Ufa.

The closing ceremony and the World Folkloriada’s flag transfer to the next country will be held on July, 10.

There will be over 50 concerts, International Conference on Culture, business meetings of CIOFF®, multiple exhibitions of folk arts, traditional arts and games workshops and venues, as well charity events at the social institutions in the Republic of Bashkortostan