CIOFF 2018: International Folklore Festival returns to Koronadal this August

That's right! The International Folklore Festival will be once again held here in City of Koronadal this August 2018.
CIOFF 2018: International Folklore Festival returns to Koronadal this August
Performers from Sri Lanka performed in major streets of Koronadal City during the CIOFF International Folklore Festival in 2015

Another set of performers coming from member-countries of the International Council of Organizations of Folklore Festivals and Folk Arts (CIOFF) are coming to Koronadal City for the said event to showcase their traditional rituals, dances, music, games and other art forms.

According to reports, there will be fourteen (14) performing groups from 11 different countries including the Philippines have already signified participation in this year's CIOFF International Folklore Festival. They are the following:

1. Gandrung Dance Studio

2. Yang Ju Byul San Dea & Yeon Dance Group
South Korea

3. Hokto Folk Group

4. Kumpulan Citrabudaya Kelab Melayu - N. Sembilan

5. As Tamarii Vaipua Ma

6. Mazisi Kunene Foundation Zwakala Folk Dance Ensemble
South Africa

7. Ansamblul Folcloric Studentesc "Martisorul" Cluj Napoca

8. Children and Youth Ensemble- Leesikad

9. Performers from India

10. Sining Kambayoka Ensemble - MSU Marawi

11. ECD Dance Company

12. UP Dance Company - UP Diliman

13. Koronadal Hinugyaw Cultural Dance Troupe

14. Performers from Carribean Islands

In 2015, the City of Koronadal successfully hosted the same event participated by 9 performing groups from other countries and 7 cultural groups from the Philippines.

We're excited for this another edition of CIOFF International Folklore Festival in Koronadal. Stay tuned here for updates!

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