The second copy of the "Ethnographic Revue" magazine issued in 1995 is dedicated to 50th anniversary of the International Festival of Folklore in Strážnice which the Institute of Folk Culture is organizer of. This anniversary has influented also total composition of issued contributions.
Dr. Josef Jančář, Director of the Institute of Folk Culture, is reverting to the origin of the Festival by passage from new book called "Looking back in Strážnice" (Strážnická ohlédnutí). Dr. Svetozár Švehlák in his essay is observing development of folk culture presentation at different exhibitions, festivals and other opportunities and also relations towards the Czech nation. He has managed to put the origin of the Festival into wider historical and cultural circumstaces. Cyril Zálešák is watching development of dramaturgy and programm structure at the Festival. Prof. Dušan Holý is meditating upon accession of authors to creation of folk programs and gives some counsels to beginners.
The photographic supplement of the magazine this time proceeds from archive documentation of the Institute of Folk Culture.
Some other shorter contributions are dedicated to the Festival anniversary. Petr Dorůžka is observing phenomenon of "World music" and Americanization of culture at more generally written article. Vladislav Stanovský, Josef Beneš, Miloš Vršecký and Svetozár Švehlák remember the Festival and are publishing their declarations. Dr. Karel Pavlištík, Chairman of the Program Council of the Festival, closes that part by evaluation of existing conditions and situation of the Festival.
Content of this copy has been amended by reports about other festivals of folklore, about the CIOFF-Conference, by reviews of books and replica of one of them, by report about journey of studies organized by students from Brno. A short contribution is also dedicated to the world "folklore" used by some politicians and journalists without knowing its meaning. At the conclusion, reports about awards of contributors of our magazine are issued.