PFTA Zhar presented at the jubilee 20th International Folklore Festival Veliko Tarnovo 22-29.07.2017, organized by CIOFF – Bulgaria. This is one of the largest festivals in the Balkans and annually gathers thousands of viewers from Bulgaria and abroad. This year more than 400 artists from 9 countries – Bulgaria, Peru, Chile, Egypt, Colombia, Argentina, Georgia, Serbia and Mauritius – took part in the IFF Veliko Tarnovo. Dressed in traditional costumes, the ensembles presented to the Bulgarian audience a mix of rhythms, exotics and passion for a whole week. PFTA Zhar took part in the concert, dedicated to the Bulgarian folklore and in the final concert, presenting their emblematic dances in the most fervent way.