EFCO Polish Team “Poligrodzianie” become World Folklore Champions for 2015

Congratulations to our folk friends Poligrodzianie  from Poznan Poland who under the leadership of Marzenna Biegala-Howorska won the Grand Prize Golden ” Orpheus

The prizes included

Cheque for 1000 euro and the Gold Medal of the World Folklore  Champions 2015.

The groups leader Marzenna Biegala-Howorska won the individual award for artistic merit.

The ceremony on the Official closure of the anniversary fifth edition of the World Championship of Folklore „World Folk 2015” was attended by Mr. Kemal Hasechich – Consul of the Embassy of Bosn ia and Herzegovina in Bulgaria and his wife Mrs. Amina Hasechich; Mr. Iurie Vition – acting administrator of the Embassy of Republic of Moldova in Bulgaria and his wife Maria Vition, as well as official persons from Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Moldova – Mr. Ion Berliyski and his wife Mrs. Adelina Berliyska, Mrs Alyona Makovenko and Mrs. Elizabeta Todorova.Among the special guests were also: Mr. In Yali – Advisor of Cultural Affairs at the Embassy of Republic of China and his wife – Mrs. Liu Syaosu, as well as Ms. Gu Fan – First Secretary of Cultural Affairs.

120  folklore groups took part in the V World Championship of Folklore. The jury granted to 18 from the collectives and the individual performers nominations for Golden “Orpheus”.The official ceremony on the closure of World Folk 2015 was held on the stage of “Varieté Colloseum Arena“ – Sunny Beach. Hosts of the Championship, which was held from 20-th to 30-th August, were also the stages of Burgas, Nessebar, Saint Vlas and Obzor.

Best Regards,
Michal