All-Slovakia Fujara Show

Location: Banskobystrický kraj, okres Detva, Korytárky

GPS: N48°32'49'' E19°28'17''

Venue: Korytárky

Date: 7/13/2018 - 7/15/2018

Event type: folklore event, religious event, event for children, concert, lecture, event for youth, TIP, workshop

All the lovers of folk music and songs are invited to the picturesque village of Korytárky near Detva, a native heath of fujara, the queen of shepherd flutes. A presentation show of fujarists' incredible folk music will take place there in mid-July.

Undoubtedly the most extraordinary, the biggest and the most majestic overtone flute of Europe, fujara belongs to Masterpieces of the Oral and Intangible Heritages of Humanity since 2005 and was inscribed in the UNESCO's Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity in 2008. This extremely long flute with three finger holes played by Slovak shepherds, is regarded an integral part of the traditional culture of mostly Central Slovakia, considered to be its birthplace.

Make your way to Podpoľanie historical region to listen to the fujara, a deep-bass folk flute of Slovak shepherds. You will never forget hearing this unique musical instrument. Come and join with fujara sound and enjoy community of lovers of fujara, Slovakia's contribution to UNESCO Cultural Heritage of Humanity.

Web: Podpoľanie