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For our ex-dancers


Happy birthday of Ivan Todorov - the artistic director of AFA


Academic Folklore Ensemble with a profile in Instagram


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Some history

Academic Folklore Ensemble (AFA) was created in 1957 as a part of the Students’ Home of Culture in Sofia city and is considered one of the oldest dance ensembles in Bulgaria.

Commencing its existence thanks to a group of enthusiastic students, today the Ensemble has people from different age groups dancing in it. Brought together by our love for the national folk dance art, all members of the Ensemble dedicate their free time to mastering traditional Bulgarian dance, music and customs. AFA’s many achievements are due to our love and willingness to protect and popularize the authentic folk dance.

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