Children’s Folklore Festival “Veseliache” will be held on June 1 in Kresna. The purpose of the event is to provide an opportunity for expression and to discover gifted children as well as to stimulate the interest of young people in folklore and the arts. Participation in the forum can take children up to 18 years of age. They have to be dressed in folk costumes and will be divided into two categories with five sections, each with three age groups. In the “Groups” category, the competition will be for folk singing, for folk instruments and for dance ensembles, with the duration of the performances being up to 10 minutes. Individual performers will perform in the singing and playing of folk instruments up to 5 minutes. The age groups are: up to 9, 10 to 14 and 14 to 18 years old.
The festival is of a competitive nature and the participants will be assessed by a professional jury. For each age group of the individual sections in the categories will be awarded first, second and third place.