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News

Christmas concert for the children from "Yanika" Educational Center for Children and Young People with Hearing Impairment

09.12.2017

Become a Christmas angel ... and hear with your heart Christmas party with a cause for hearing impaired children...Read more
Happy birthday to Emil Palvov - chairman of National section of international council of the organizers of festivals for folklore and traditional arts (CIOFF), Bulgaria

06.12.2017

Concert on the occasion the National Students' House Holiday, Sofia - December 8th

03.12.2017

The Academic Folklore Ensemble will take part in the annual Students' Holiday celebration at the National Students House, Sofia...Read more

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.


The repertoire of the Ensemble includes dozens of produ...Read more