European Folklore Institute

2007. July • 17.

The European Folklore Institute (EFI) is a regional centre for the safeguarding, revitalization and diffusion of traditonal culture and folklore in Europe. The Institute focuses on the core areas of identification, documentation, conservation, preservation, dissemination and protection of European traditional, ethnic, and minority cultures (including the fields of research, education, creative art and revitalization). The Institute aims to enhance international coordination, cooperation and exchange of knowledge in the above core areas, to make known the institutions dealing with these areas, to stimulate greater public and governmental recognition of traditonal culture, to improve crediblity and professionalism in fields dealing with traditional culture, by enhancing personal identity and self/respect; by fostering mutual respect among ethnic groups; by stimulating increased personal cultural creativity.

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