Introduction

The international festival Academic Nitra 2016 (hereafter AN) is organized by the Constantine the Philosopher University in Nitra and by the Ministry of Education, Science, Research and Sport of the Slovak Republic under the auspices of the President of the Slovak Republic, Mr. Andrej Kiska. Based on the longstanding tradition and very positive reviews on the academic festival of the folk ensembles the organizers are expecting participation of 11 finest Slovak and 5 foreign academic ensembles with which the Slovak ensembles have been in contact for many years.

The international academic festival of folk ensembles AKADEMICKA NITRA 2016 (ACADEMIC NITRA 2016) is a competitive exhibition of the domestic and foreign ensembles. The festival will be held from 4th July 2016 to 10th July 2016 in the premises of the Constantine the Philosopher University in Nitra, in the city of Nitra and in the Andrej Bagar Theatre in Nitra. 

Along with the AN several side events will be held – a festival street parade in the city of Nitra, stage performances of the participants of the festival and several gigs of the foreign ensembles around Nitra. A scientific conference will also take place as the part of the festival. The organization staff of the festival AN 2016 (OS-AN 2016) will collaborate with the mass media of the Slovak Republic and the Nitra region which will contribute to the promotion of the activities of universities in Nitra.

International Academic Folk Groups Festival 

Conference

Organization AN 2016

  • Organizer: Constantine the Philosopher University in Nitra and the Ministry of Education, Science, Research and Sport of the Slovak Republic
  • Co-organizer: Slovak University of Agriculture in Nitra, the City of Nitra, the Ministry of Culture of the Slovak Republic, NSK, I.O.V.
  • Accommodation and Catering: Dormitory ZOBOR 
  • Competitive performances and the gala programme: The Andrej Bagar Theatre in Nitra
  • Non-competitive performances of the festival guests: city of Nitra, Nitra region

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