About Festival

logo face istraIFF “Istria folk fest” is traditional international folklore festival which is held in Buje/Buie – city on Istria coast of Adriatic sea and from 2017 in City of Novigrad/Cittanova. It’s a festival of traditional folklore culture gathering folklore associations and ensembles from Croatia and many guests from Europe and the World. This event aims to portray the traditional folk costumes, songs and dances from Croatia and participating guest countries.

The Festival organizer is Cultural organization Croatia folk fest from Zagreb. CFF organizes, between this Festival, IFF “Adriatica folk fest” in City of Crikvenica, Novi Vinodolski and Kraljevica and IFF “Zagreb folk fest” in capitol Zagreb.

This year Festival is under the auspices of  Mayor of the City of Buje/Buie.

Guests of IFF “Istria folk fest” have two performances, one in City of Buje/Buie and one in City of Novigrad/Cittanova. Co-organizer are Tourist board of City of Buje/Buie, Tourist board of City of Novigrad/Cittanova and Open university Buje/Buie.

So far the participants on the Festivals under our organization were groups and ensembles from Slovakia, Czech Republic, Turkey, Russia, Ukraine, Greece, Bulgaria, Hungary, Slovenia, Poland, USA, Canada, Germany, Latvia, Estonia, Lithuania, Belgium, Italy, Romania, etc.