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  • Ethno Welcomes 15 New Countries into the Mobility Program

    The Ethno folk and world music program of Brussels-based youth music NGO Jeunesses Musicales has been growing exponentially since the last decade. Started in 1990, the youth music program is aimed at young musicians in the age group 16-30 that play traditional music. With its unique peer-to-peer teaching style and learning-by-ear pedagogy, Ethno is synonymous [...]

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  • Ethno Mobility — One of the World’s Largest Scholarship Programs

    Ethno has received a grant from Margaret A Cargill Philanthropies (MACP). The grant has five pillars, and one of those is Ethno Mobility — financial support for musicians between 16-30 years of age to participate in an Ethno in the form of coverage for flights, visas and Ethno participation fees. Ethno Mobility supports the movement [...]

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  • Ethno Celebrates 31 Years in 2021!!

      Massive Ethno celebrations will take place in 2021! Following the cancellation of the planned EthnoFest for 2020, new dates have been announced! Apart from the usual and new camps, Ethno in 2021 will also celebrate 31 years!! The EthnoFest celebrations will take place in Rättvik, Sweden, on July 9 and 10. Ticket announcement coming [...]

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  • A New Tone for Global Folk Music Program

    The global youth-music nonprofit, JM International (JMI), has announced an exciting new development to its Ethno program. 2019 will mark the beginning of a 3-year project to bolster the program’s impact, outreaching more young musicians worldwide, strengthening the program’s organisational capacity and bringing greater attention to the vital work being done through Ethno. Access to [...]

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