A few excellent snapshots from Ethno Sweden in Rattvik and from the concerts in Stockholm in 2011. Photos by Peter Ahlbom.
The first time Ethno took to the Scottish highlands where it quickly developed into a cosy group feeling due to the small size and a sense of mutual respect and shared responsibility between participants, volunteers and leaders.
Ethno Sweden is a true cultural melting pot. Almost 100 young musicians from around 20 countries pour into Sweden’s number one folk music province – Dalarna.
Spring Ethno Estonia took place as a taster for the Ethno Estonia camp at the Estonian Traditional Music Centre in Viljandi between 21 and 24 March. Three main artistic leaders from Scotland and Estonia initiated the 15 participants into traditional songs and performance.
With the spirit of solidarity, openness and musical exploration Ethno Flanders 2010 took place in the Belgian seaside capital of Oostende. Photos by Lieve Boussauw.
A few snapshots from the first Ethno France in 2010 which occurred in Ile-de-France and brought together 25 young musicians from Europe for 2 weeks of workshops and concerts.
Ethno Estonia 2010 took place in the little village of Kõpu in the south of Estonia and was a truly all-encompassing experience from the dance and music workshops to aiding local preparations for the well-renowned Viljandi Folk Music Festival.
Photos from the Ethno Flanders (Belgium) camp in Oostende and the performance at Dranouter Festival.
A few snapshots from Ethno Denmark 2010.
Based in the ancient Istrian town of Grožnjan, Ethno Croatia continues to build on the rich traditions of of the area, famous today for its many festivals. In 2010 the picturesque towns of Bale and Poreč on the Istrian peninsula also became important Ethno focal points hosting delightful performances during their “Jazz is Back” series.
A few snapshots from Ethno Denmark 2011 in Fanø.
The second Ethno France opened the Ethno season with 2 weeks full of music and 8 concerts to match!
The 22nd Ethno Sweden gathered once more 100+ young artists from around the world in the mythical Dalarna county for one week of global folk madness Check it out!
Photos taken by Ülar Mändmets at the Viljandi Folk Music Festival.