Ethno Finland 7.-13. August 2017
Ethno is an international week long folk music camp, that has been organized in Sweden, Dalarna every summer since 1989. Probably the largest folk camp in the world. Ethno har grown to include 10 countries worldwide. Ethno Finland will be organized for the third time from the 7th to the 13th August 2017. It takes place in Kallio-Kuninkala in Järvenpää.
Kallio-Kuninkala is an idyllic location situated by the lake, great sauna will be warm every evening!
Ethno Finland is for advanced young folk musicians aged 17-30 years with around. Half of the participants comes from abroad.
Ethno is based on a series of workshops where young participants themselves teach each other the music of their cultures. The idea is to give young musicians a time to develop musically, create new contacts and network over borders: creating understanding and respect towards other people and cultures.
Leaders in 2017:
Antti Järvelä (Finland), brilliant violin, guitar, contrabass etc. player from Kaustinen/Härmä. Ethno leader that has done several Ethno´s
Allan Skrobe (Sweden/Croatia), brilliant guitar and mandola player from Skåne and Croatia, Ethno leader veteran that has done more than 20 Ethno´s in many countries!
How to get to Ethno Finland: Kallio-Kuninkala, Address: Ristinummentie 21, 04420 Järvenpää, www.kuninkala.fi. It is 41 km north from Helsinki center. And 22 km from Helsinki-Vantaa Airport. Take a train from Helsinki Airport to Tikkurila and change to the train toward Järvenpää.
For more info:
Ethno Finland 2016 is organized by Suomen Kansanmusiikkiliitto / Finnish Folk Music Association and Sibelius-Akatemia / Sibelius Academy in co-operation with Konserttikeskus, DUNK, Lirarna / Martin Wegelius intstitutet, Käpylän musiikkiopiston kansanmusiikkilinja and Maailman musiikin keskus / Global Music Centre.
Ethno is a program of Jeunesses Musicales International (JMI), the world’s largest network for youth and music.