Countries

Ethno Australia was set up in 2011 and had a successful first edition in December, the same year.  It takes place in the state of Queensland and has connections with Australia’s biggest folk festivals. Organized by Wantok Music.

Contact: Ben-Farr Wharton
M: ethnoaustralia@gmail.com

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Ethno Bosnia-Herzegovina took place for the first time in 2013 in Tuzla and brought together young musicians from the Balkan region as well as from other countries.

Contact: Nedim Tinjic
M: info@akustikum.org

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Ethno Croatia takes place each year in the JMI World Meeting Center in Groznjan and has connections with the International Folklore Festival (Zagreb) and more. It was set up by JM Croatia in 2006.

Contact: Lidija Dokuzovic
M: liddok@gmail.com

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Ethno Cyprus was held in 2006, 2008 and 2010 in Limassol, bringing together Turkish and Greek Cypriot participants along musicians coming from all over Europe. Ethno Cyprus was organized by JM Cyprus in collaboration with EPILOGI through the Youth in Action program.

Contact: Nenad Bogdanovic
M: mail@jmcyprus.org

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Ethno Denmark took place for the first time in Fano in 2010 and established itself as an annual camp organized by JM Denmark.

Contact: Kristine Heebøll
M: ethnodenmark@gmail.com

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Ethno England
 was held as an annual event up until 2008. The camp has been resurrected in 2015 and takes now place at Hill End, just outside Oxford city centre, during the Tandem Festival.

Contact: JMI
M: info@ethno-world.org

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Ethno Estonia was established in 1996 by the Estonian Traditional Music Centre in Viljandi and it’s the biggest folk music camps in the country. Each year it closes with performances at Viljandi Folk Music Festival.

Contact: Sofia Joons
M: sofia@folk.ee

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Ethno France is a biennial event and it’s the longest camp of all, spanning for a period of 2 weeks. It was set up in 2010 by AOLF and has developed further the concept of Ethno by organizing different related workshops and seminars.

Contact: Yann Bieuzent (AOLF)
M: ethnofrance@aolf.fr

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Ethno Germany has been set up by JM Germany and already had a successful first edition in 2013 within the fantastic surroundings of Castle Lichtenberg.

Contact: Friederike Abitz | Kai Brennert
M: ethnogermany@gmail.com

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Ethno Histria (Slovenia) was established in 2003 and ran as an annual project of Teatro Matita with the support of JM Slovenia. Since 2011 a small festival called Hist(e)ria  started to be built around it to cater for a diverse range of connected arts.

Contact: Matija Solce
M: etno_histria@yahoo.com

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Ethno India was set up at the initiative of established percussionist Suchet Malhotra, former Ethno participant, and current musical leader. The first camp took place in 2014 and gathered 40 musicians from all around the world.

Contact: Suchet Malhotra
M: suchetm@gmail.com

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Ethno Macedonia took place at lake Ohrid in 2005 where it brought young musicians all over Europe and Balkans for an unforgettable camp. 

Contact: JM Macedonia
M:
contact@jmm.org.mk

 

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Ethno Norway is ran by JM Norway and it’s first edition will take place in 2014.

Contact: Sofie Mortvedt
M : ethnonorway@gmail.com

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Ethno Portugal is ran by JM Portugal in cooperation with Associação PédeXumbo and it’s first edition will take place in 2014.

Contact: Juan Ramón Campos Macías
M : ethnoportugal@gmail.com

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Ethno Scotland took place in the highlands in 2010 in cooperation with the Aberdeen International Youth Festival.

Contact: Kate Young
M:
scotlandethno@googlemail.com/a>

 

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Ethno Sweden is where it all began in the summer of 1990 at the Falun Folk Festival to become presently the biggest folk music camp in Europe and possibly the world. It happens every year since then in one of the most folkloric regions in Sweden – Dalarna, bringing together more than 100 young artists from 20 countries.

Contact: Karin Hjertzell
M: 
karin.hjertzell@folkmusikenshus.se

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Ethno Tanzania was set up in 2012 by Music Crossroads Tanzania and Afrikwetu Productions.

Contact: Nyambura Mungai
M: nyambura.mungai@music-crossroads.net

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Ethno Uganda organized by Dindinol Concerts took place in Kampala in 2009 and 2010 and had performances at Bayimba International Festival of Arts & Music that received rave reviews. It brought together young musicians from 3 continents.

Contact: Joel Sebunjo
M: ethnouganda@yahoo.com