The Central European Sector has awarded the CIOFF® Silver Pin for Wolfgang Denke-Otterbein for his activities in CIOFF® at this year's meeting in Klagenfurt / Austria.
The Board of the German National Section had proposed him for this award.
Mr. Denke-Otterbein has been involved in the work of the CIOFF® National Section of Germany and CIOFF® International for many years.
Among other things, he is very active in organizing the festival in Schlitz - he is jointly responsible for presenting a glorious mixture of folklore groups every two years.
Since 2005, he is the editor of the CIOFF® Festival Calendar in which all CIOFF® Festivals worldwide are published.