Showcasing the fascinating culture of East Kalimantan and from various other parts of the Indonesian Archipelago, as well as from other countries, the Erau International Folk and Art Festival (EIFAF) 2016 will be held from 20th to 28th August 2016 at Tenggarong, Kutai Kartanegara Regency, East Kalimantan Province.
Aside from the fascinating art and cultural traditions of the Kutai Kartanegara Ing Martadipura Sultanate, the festival will also highlight performances from Sleman, Gunung Kidul in Central Java, and Bandung Regency of West Java. Additionally , also present will be art and cultural performances from the USA, Lithuania, Estonia, Bulgaria, Canada, Poland, Romania, Russia, and Taiwan.
"Each country is sending one art group, except for Taiwan who this year sends not only one but two art groups to perform in the festival" said Rita Widyasari, Regent of Kutai Kertanegara as quoted from republika.co.id. Countries participating in the event are members of the International Council of Organizations of Folklore Festivals and Folk Art (CIOFF) which co-hosts EIFAF 2016 and backed by the Regency of Kutai Kartanegara. All delegations from the 9 countries comprising a total number of 259 artists have confirmed their participation in the festival.
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