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 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 had been founded in 2003 and took place as an annual event up until 2008. Since then it has been discontinued, please address to the JMI office if you want to spark the fire again!

Contact: Cristian Gheorghiu
M: ethno.world@jmi.net

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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 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 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 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