Internationaal Folklore Festival
at Burgum, The Netherlands


From Saturday 13th till Sunday the 21 of June 2009 the folklore festival of Burgum was organised. About 20 times Burgum organised a folklore festival with groups all over the world.

This year there were groups from:
Ukraine, Ensemble of dance "Radist" / "Joy" form the place Vinnitsa
Croatia, Varazdin Folk Dance Ensemble" Varazdin,
Paraguay "Alma Guarani",
Russia, "Folkgroup Dreva" from Moscow,
Italy "Gli Paes Mei" Alatri,
India "Punjabi Bhangra and Rajasthani Troupe" New Delhi,
Benin "Les As du Benin" from Cotonou,
Holland Express Junior form the Netherlands
And the Dutch folklore group Malenka from the place Assen.

We travelled on invitation to the festival in Burgum and made the below shown pictures.

Written by: Gerard van Damme

The Pictures