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Deutscher Falkenorde International Meet 2018 & 50th anniversary celebrations of the International Association for Falconry and Conservation of Birds of Prey
21/10/2018 - 28/10/2018Bamberg
Deutcher Falkenorden - Bund für Falkenrei, Greifvogelschutz (Germany)

The first three and a half days (21th to 24th) the 50th meeting and therefore anniversary celebrations of the International Association for Falconry and Conservation of Birds of Prey (IAF) - the world umbrella association for falconry clubs with 110 associations as members in 87 countries - will be held. It was founded in 1968 in Germany. The meeting is for the main part for delegates of the falconry clubs and individuals members.
From the 24th to the 28th the biennial International Falconry Meeting of the Deutscher Falkenorden DFO will take place. Falconers from all over Germany and all over world will meet in Bamberg to talk about falconry, learn from each other and from lectures, and hunt together with their birds.

Fest der deutschen Falknerei - Festival of German Falconry
10/06/2017 - 10/06/2017Schloss Fasanerie, Eichenzell
Deutscher Falkenorden - Bund für Falknerei, Greifvogelschutz (Germany)
Anke Bormann

The festival is held because of the recognition of falconry in Germany as an element of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity by UNESCO in December 2016. Falconers from all over Germany come together just to celebrate this recognition. Several scientific, political and international guests are invited.

Related element(s) :
Falconry, a living human heritage 
44th CIOFF Congress and the Youth Forum
16/10/2014 - 26/10/2014Bautzen, Dresden, Germany
CIOFF (Germany)
Norbert Müller, President CIOFF Germany

The 44th CIOFF® World Congress 2014 will take place in Bautzen, Germany. One day is reserved for the meetings of the Cultural Commission, the Festivals Commission, the Legal Commission and the Commission on Communications and Public Relations. The Committees on Children and on Training and Education will also meet.
After the decision of the World Congress 2013 in Zacatecas, Mexico, to grant the next CIOFF® World Folkloriada 2016 to the city of Zacatecas, the Committee on Folkloriada will have its first meeting and will start with the preparation of this for CIOFF® very important event.
The Folkloriada is the event where all CIOFF® member countries are invited to present their folklore and traditions. Very important parts of the World Congress are the Cultural Conference with theme The Implementation of the UNESCO Convention on Intangible Cultural Heritage - Role of Ethnic Communities and the Open Forum where the Traditional Knowledge Division of the World Intellectual Property Organization will launch the Guide Intellectual Property and Folk, Arts and Cultural Festivals -A Practical Guide.
Motions of the National Sections will be presented for acceptation or refusal. The Council will inform the General Assembly about decisions taken during their meetings.