The history of the "Grand Prix of folklore – international folklore dance festival for the federal state of Mecklenburg-
In the analysis of the 3 rd international folkdance festival of the federal state in 1992 sponsor, the youth society German rainbow member of the DJO-
The 1st folkdance festival in Ribnitz-
Right after the first festival in Ribnitz-
An audience award was created in 1993 and subsequent in 1996 an award given by an expert jury. Thanks to commitment, diligence and personal willingness of the organizers and the uniqueness of the festival, it got so significant that is it was entered into the C.I.O.F.F. ,Calendar of Festivals“ in 1995. Many international groups applied to the festival ever since.
During the last 24 years the festival was never canceled or postponed despite rainstorms and all the other problems that might occur. In addition to folklore dance many different programs are presented on the stage of Ribnitz-