Discover folklore, dance and music at the largest and oldest folklore festival in Europe! Here, you will find entertainment and gain new insights, you can watch performances of ensembles from all over the world and get to know other cultures. You can find festival stages in the castle park, in the local wine-growing area and in front of the homesteads in the open-air museum. Programmes of a more intimate nature then take place directly in the castle. The Strážnice festival also includes a competition for the best dancer of the Slovak Verbunk, a local dance that has even been inscribed on the UNESCO list. Will you give it a go? You will get your chance!
Strážnice International Folklore Festival