Festival “Polessian Summer with Folklore” is an international fest of songs and dances. During these festive days Lutsk citizens and city guests get acquainted with the folklore and traditions of various foreign groups.
During the festival a special atmosphere of brotherhood and friendship among people is established. The festival guests are numerous groups from abroad and different parts of Ukraine. During the 12 years of this festival 6766 participants have participated, among them 80 foreign groups from 41 countries and 86 groups from Ukraine.
Because of this festival, Ukraine became the 69th official member of CIOFF in 1994 at the meeting of the CIOFF General Assembly.
Festival events, take part at the Regional Music and Drama Theatre, Lesia Ukrainka Central Park, Lutsk Palace of Culture, and the grounds of Lutsk castle; the stadium “Avangard”, the Holy Trinity Orthodox Cathedral, St. Peter and Paul Catholic Church and on outdoor stages in different Lutsk districts.