The 2017 Lefkas International Folklore Festival ceremony.

About the festival

Since its establishment in 1962, the Lefkas International Folklore Festival has promoted the message of peace, friendship and brotherhood among nations worldwide through its cultural and traditional folk forms in the art of music and dance.
In the festival folk dance groups from the five continents reinforce, through their performances, the message of friendship, communication and cooperation.
More than 600 groups have represented the folklore of almost 150 countries at the festival until today. The festival takes place during the third week of August, from one Sunday to the other, commencing with the great parade of peace and friendship, the evening’s ceremony marking the opening night (on that first Sunday night) with a very short appearance by all dance groups…


Join us to see amazing performances by :

  • Timor Furak – Timor Leste
  • Beijing Students Art Group – China
  • The legacy of Vietnamese Mediumship – Vietnam
  • Watoto Afrika & Ubuntu Drum and Dance – Africa
  • Les Bethmalais – France
  • Bagrati – Georgia
  • Brú na Bóinne – Ireland
  • Jerusalem – Israel
  • Torre Sibiliana Citta di Petrosino – Italy
  • Sonja Marinkovic – Serbia
  • Centro de Tradicoes Gauchas Sentinela da Querencia – Brazil
  • Peru Multicolor – Peru
  •    ….and many more ….