The first Ethno India took place in 2014 in the mountains of Himachal Pradesh from Feb 23-March 3. At the village of Bir, surrounded by snow-clad mountains, 40 musicians and 3 Artistic Leaders from 12 countries together with 6 crew and 2 recording engineers held an Ethno camp and recorded a CD.
The second edition took place in 2016 both in New Delhi and the forests of Uttarakhand. An opening jam on March 5 and a closing Ethno concert on March 13 took place at New Delhi’s India Habitat Centre Amphitheatre, with a week-long camp in between at the Jim Corbett National Park. This time, 41 musicians, 3 Artistic Leaders and 2 Youth leaders from 15 countries, supported by 4 staff and 4 crew members formed the Ethno caravan.
The third edition of Ethno India is currently planned for 2018.
Dr Amit Singh