International Federation of Festival Organizations

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Federation Internationale des Organisations de Festivals (FIDOF, "International Federation of Festival Organizations") was an organization to hold and organize festivals worldwide. It was established in 1966, and headquartered in Split, Yugoslavia with Secretary General professor Armando Moreno.[1][2] Later, it was headquartered in California, United States, where it was registered as a Section 501(c) non-profit organization.[3] It was the member of the U.S. National Music Council. The organization ceased to exist in 2005 after the death of its founder.[4]

The main role of FIDOF was to provide coordination of festivals and other cultural events through arranging their dates and publicizing them through the International English Monthly Bulletins, which were distributed among the members.[3]

FIDOF had 220 individual members and more than 1,000 affiliated organizations. It was also associated with 320 festivals held in 72 countries.[3]

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  1. ^ ""Encyclopedia of Associations 1985", by Gale Research Company, Katherine Gruber p. 71
  2. ^ FIDOF profile Archived 2009-09-01 at the Wayback Machine at the U.S. National Music Council website
  3. ^ a b c "FIDOF home page". Archived from the original on 2002-10-04. Retrieved 2009-02-03.
  4. ^ "International Federation of Festival Organizations". Open Yearbook. Union of International Associations. 2009. Retrieved 2018-05-13.