National Ensemble of Folk Dances and Songs of Serbia "Kolo" (Serbian: Ансамбл народних игара и песама Србије "Коло" / Ansambl narodnih igara i pesama Srbije "Kolo"), known simply as Ensemble "Kolo" (Ансамбл "Коло" / Ansambl "Kolo"), was established on 5 May 1948 by the decision of People's Republic of Serbia which at that time was one of the six constitutional republics of the Federal People's Republic of Yugoslavia. It was established as a professional national ensemble with the aim of collecting, arranging and preserving the general national dance, song and musical treasures. Its first performance was organized 10 days after the establishment in Stanković Musical School in Belgrade. Since its establishment in 1948 until 2012 it had more than 6,000 concerts in front of more than 12 million people.
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- "Ансамбл народних игара и песама "Коло"". Ministry of Culture and Information (Serbia). Retrieved 9 September 2017.
- "Јубилеј Ансамбла народних игара и песама Србије "Коло"". Radio Television of Vojvodina. Retrieved 9 September 2017.
- "Ансамбл "Коло" у Бечу". Radio Television of Serbia. Retrieved 9 September 2017.