Golden book of Academic Folklore Ensemble

With unfeigned excitement and pride we present some of the honorary awards received by AFA over the years:

Diploma and a gold medal at the World Festival in Helsinki - 1962.
Diploma and a gold medal at the II RFHS - 1964.
Grand Prix of Istanbul, Turkey - 1964.
Grand Prix of Sofia - 1966.
Golden Order/Medal of Burgundy - France, 1967.
Silver necklace of Dijon, France, 1967.
Diploma and a gold medal at the World Festival in Sofia - 1968.
Diploma and a gold medal from RFHS III - 1969
"Cyril and Methodius" Order of second degree - 1971.
Diploma and a gold medal at the World Festival in Berlin, Germany - 1973.
Diploma and a gold medal at the IV RFHS - 1974
Honorary diploma from the SMD - Bulgaria for high artistic achievements - 1974.
Golden Axe - Zakopane, Poland, 1975.
Diploma of Festival of Festivals, Blagoevgrad - 1975.
Diploma and a plate at CK - 1976.
Diploma and a plate at TSHS - 1976.
Diploma from the Organizing Committee for chamber dance - Gorna Oryahovitsa, 1977.
Diploma from BT - Upper Oriahovica - 1977.
"Cyril and Methodius" Order of first degree - 1978.
Diploma and a gold medal from the V RFHS - 1979
Jubilee Medal "1300 Years Bulgaria" - 1981.
Medal "Sofia - the capital of Bulgaria" - 1986.
Order "People's Republic of Bulgaria" of first degree - 1986.

First prize at the International Festivals in Parma, Athens, San Sebastian, Agrigento

Awards at festivals in the USSR, France, England, India, Afghanistan, Turkey, Malta, the Netherlands and others.

 

Titles given to Prof. Ivan Todorov, founder and artistic director of the AFA:

 

Overall Contribution to Folklore - 2017
Academician (Bulgarian Academy of science) - 2012

Honored Artist - 1971

National/People’s Artist - 1981
Valedictorian of the Committee for Arts and Culture