The children’s folk ensemble Čarnička was founded in 1993 and still works under the management of the former long-time members of FS Čarnica. Since 1991 it has been part of the civic association FS Čarnica. The ensemble focuses on the stylized processing of children’s games, traditional rhymes, playful folk songs, children’s folk songs, regional dances and generally national traditions. DFS Čarnička has a significant role in youth education of generation in Košice and the surrounding area, to strengthen the relationship of children with folk traditions and customs. Through its performances, it provides a dignified promotion of children’s folklore among children at general public at home and abroad as well. The ensemble is attended by about 50 children from Kosice and nearby area between the ages of 8 and 14.
In Čarnička were almost 500 children during its existence. The children , who are in this ensemble from the age of 6 up to the age of 14, gradually consolidate the love of folk song, music and dance. Those, who are really excited of folk dance and singing, continue with developing their skills in folk enseble Čarnica, which currently consists of DFS Čarnička´s former members. During its existence , enseble has introduce a lot of full-lenght program bands , focuces on folk traditions and customs.