In July, once again Lodz will be full of  work of young people from different corners of the world. On 1.07-8.07.2016r. there will be VI International Festival of Youth Creativity Folk Inspirations, which has been present  in Lodz since 2011. Its  unique character and atmosphere created by the energy of young people make this festival different from other festivals.

  • This is a festival that gathers youth fascinated by the culture and traditions of the nations and ethnic groups in the world.
  •  Due to a variety of places and events of international youth projects implemented during the festival it is an  innovative educational and cultural event
  •   It is a place where tradition meets modernity!

The idea of the festival is to inspire young people to create contemporary works in various artistic fields, based on the cultural traditions of nations and ethnic groups. An important element of the program is to promote multicultural and culturally diverse region of Lodz and the different cultures in the world.

SIXTH EDITION of the festival  consists of separate projects: FOLK ON STAGE, FOLK IN THE STREET, FOLK IN STUDIO FOLK ON THE CATWALK,  a variety of activities with the participation of the audience (concerts, fair, parade, weaving artistic installation, GOLDEN BOAT competition, exhibitions, shows) implemented in selected areas of Lodz, related to multicultural tradition and the modern face of the city. Artistic events will be preceded by choreography, vocal, photo and design workshop.

Pałac Młodzieży im. J. Tuwima w Łodzi and CONVIVO foundation are the organizers of the festival.

Five editions of the festival were attended by young artists from 22 countries: Algeria, Armenia, Belarus, China, Czech Republic, Estonia, Greece, Georgia, the Netherlands, Lithuania, Latvia, Moldova, Palestine, Poland, Russia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Tunisia, Turkey, Ukraine, Hungary and Italy. The festival was attended by far a total of 1,400 young artists, about 200 volunteers and more than 500 students in Lodz. Festival events were watched by far more than 6,000 spectators.

We invite you to participate in the Festival, to enter the world of fun, music and meetings with young people from many countries. It  is worth being with us then.