June 9-12, 2016 – „Baragan’s Flower“ International Folk Festival, XIXth edition
Organized by Ialomița`s County Council, The Ialomita County Center for the Conservation and Promotion of Traditional Culture and Slobozia’s Local Council, this year’s edition features folk ensembles from Latvia, Serbia, Ukraine, Macedonia and Bulgaria, which will be performing alongside the „Doina Bărăganului“ ensemble and other folk groups from Ialomița county.
The festival’s activity schedule includes meeting local and county officials, folk wear parades, folk performances and visiting the local tourist attractions. The locations hosting this year’s edition will be Slobozia, Slobozia Nouă, Căzăneşti, Făcăeni, Giurgeni, Sudiţi, Săveni, Gura Ialomiţei, Reviga and Gârbovi.
June 17, 2016, Făcăeni – The County Folk Festival „Zărzarică, zărzărea“, XXIVth edition, final phase
The aim of this festival is to stimulate, research, safe-keep and put to use the musical, choreographic and ethnographic traditions of Ialomița’s folklore trough the art of performing. The contest features the following categories: vocal soloists, instrumentals (instrumental soloists, instrumental groups and fiddler groups), vocal groups, folk dances, traditional folk ensembles and groups.
The competitors who made it to the festival’s final phase.