Folklore Festival in Malta

Calendar68In summer 2018, Malta will host the International Folklore Festival
“Folk Motives”, the main goal of which is the support of creative
groups and performing artists who preserve and popularize folk
culture. The festival is organized by the European Foundation for
Support of Culture.
The programme also includes a performance based on compositions
of one of the famous authors, which will be staged by teachers
and students of music schools in Malta; a competition of national
costumes with participation of young designers from Russia, Malta,
Belarus, Israel, Latvia and Armenia; a round table “Preservation and
popularization of folk culture and language” that will end with a small
exhibition devoted to folk art; and a gala-concert with a ceremony of
awarding participants of the festival. The gala-concert will take the
audience and participants through a kaleidoscope of folk music, bright
talents, and a variety of images. All festival participants will perform
their best concert items. Folklore Festival in Malta
The festival will be opened by a celebration concert, where folk
motives and rhythms of different countries will be performed
by the most famous folk groups, ensembles and artists.
The festival venues include the best stages of Malta, such as
Teatru Rjal and City Theatre in Valletta.