Patronage request

The activities below have received the patronage of the Convention for the Safeguarding of Intangible Cultural Heritage. The reports received by the Secretariat of the Convention on these activities are sometimes accompanied by additional information (press releases, etc..), which can be requested from Secretariat at

CIOFF XVII International Folk Festival Bosiljkovanje
16/10/2013 - 21/10/2013Derventa, Bosnia and Herzegovina
Kulturno – umjetničko društvo mladih (Bosnia and Herzegovina)
Tomo Nagradić – president

Inter Folk Fest, “Bosiljkovanje”, Derventa 2013 is an International Folklore Festival, certificated by CIOFF® /Official Partner of UNESCO, Accredited to UNESCO ICH committee.
Inter Folk Fest, “Bosiljkovanje”, from Derventa contributes to implementation of UNESCO’s strategic objectives in implementation of ICH 2003 Convention through the elements of its program: Preservation, recognition and visibility of elements of traditional culture, by performing it on the stage, as well as promotion through high media coverage of all programs and publications in newspapers, Annual Reports and on the CIOFF® web-site on the global level.
Round tables and seminars attended by experts and performers create a forum to research, discuss and recognize new elements, and explore new avenues for safeguarding Intangible Cultural Heritage.
By organizing the meeting of folklore groups from different countries, we provide the space for meeting of different cultures with respect, friendship and understanding.
Members of Festival Commission observe, evaluate and prepare reports for CIOFF® Annual Report, and National CIOFF®, who then publish and distribute it.

Patronage report : English