The International Council of Organizations of Folklore Festivals and Traditional Arts (CIOFF) and the International Delphic Council (IDC) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU). During the 42nd CIOFF World Congress in Paris both organisations agreed to start the international co-operation in the field of folk art and folklore and the enrichments of human contacts, mutual understanding and friendship. CIOFF and IDC will support mutually their initiatives and work for folk art and folklore in an atmosphere of goodwill und respect for this work.