Turiec Folklore Festival

Location: Žilinský kraj, okres Martin, Martin

GPS: N49°2'18'' E18°55'40''

Venue: Martin

Date: 6/9/2018 - 6/10/2018

Event type: folklore event, market, exhibition, historic event, event for children, dance event, event for youth, Children's Day, music event, TIP, workshop

The annual folklore festival of Turiec cultural-historical region with traditional crafts and handicrafts presentation will take place in Martin. The 34rd anniversary will be celebrated the second weekend of June in the Museum of the Slovak Village.

The Museum of the Slovak Village in Martin is the largest ethnographic open-air exposition in Slovakia. For this event, exhibition displaying 129 housing, farming, technological, social and sacral building structures from OravaLiptovKysuce and Turiec regions turns into real traditional culture village.

For decades, the museum has been organizing programme events to mark the Ethnographic Year showcasing samples of traditional folk production, handicrafts, customs and folklore in line with customs and folklore traditions of the individual regions of northwestern Slovakia. They include celebrations such Shrovetide Will Be Over Soon, Easter in the Countryside, the erection of maypoles Love in the Countryside, Let’s Get to Know Each Other, Children's Sunday, Turiec Folklore Festival, On the Day of St. John, Turiec Harmonica, Flax Sunday, a ball on the Name Day of Saint Anne, Liptov Sunday, Harvest Festival, St. Michael's Fair, When the Winter Asks You and Christmas as it used to be celebrated in the countryside.

Web: Žilina Region Tourist Board