Delegation of the European Union to Uruguay

II European Folk Festival

22/05/2017 - 19:51
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Member State communities gather again to celebrate Europe Day.

The Second European Folk Festival took place on Friday 5 May at the Anglo Theater.

The event was attended by music and folk dance groups from eight European Union Member States, who delighted the audience with traditional music and intricate dances from different parts of the European continent: Sentir Flamenco from Spain, Ąžuolynas and Gintaras from Lithuania, Stelle Campane from Italy, Ensemble Oikos from Finland, Riverside Pipe Band from the UK, Tamburitzas Folk Orchestra from Croatia, Schuhplattler Dance Group from Germany, and the Hellás group from Greece.

The event was opened by European Union Ambassador Juan Fernández Trigo.

National culture authorities, the diplomatic corps and  Member States communities attended.

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