The annual folklore festival in Šumperk and surroundings. Our town full of greenery, beautiful parks, orchards, pleasant decorated streets and alleys, blossoming once a year in folk songs, dances, music, as the most beautiful bouquets. In mid-August it becomes for almost a week a meeting point of several hundred members of the ensembles. Šumperk changes itself into a big scene full of musicians, singers and dancers from all over the world performing from sunrise till sunset. Annually growing attendance of individual events proves a big interest of public in folk culture, that represents various life styles in countries from the all continents. New friendships, not only the ones developed within the group members but also between the public are often growing up thru the folk songs, music, dances and customs. Such friendship usually continues despite the long distance of all participants. During its existence, the IFF Šumperk ranked itself among the most important folklore festivals in the Czech Republic.