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NIS has been supporting this traditional event for nine consecutive years The festival will gather over 500 children from 17 countries across the globe: Belarus, Bulgaria, Montenegro, Croatia, Lithuania, Macedonia, Moldova, Germany, Poland, Romania, Russia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Turkey, Ukraine, including a children's delegation of the PR China. Numerous children’s orchestras, choirs, folklore and dancing groups will be performing and presenting themselves there. The four-day programme will be packed with exhibitions, concerts, sports and recreational activities for children. A gala concert of all participating countries will be organised as part of the festival’s closing ceremony at Belgrade's Sava Centar on 5 October at 6 p.m. NIS has been supporting this traditional event for nine consecutive years, thereby promoting the development of cultural values, with a strategic focus on children and youngsters, all in accordance with its Future at Work slogan. Joy of Europe is the greatest and oldest international children’s creativity festival. Its founder and patron is the City Administration of the City of Belgrade, and the Children’s Cultural Centre Belgrade is its executive producer.