EUROPEAN FOLK NETWORK

The network for Europe’s organisers of folk and traditional music.
European Folk Network exists to support and broaden awareness of the arts of tradition as a cultural and educational force in Europe.

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REPRESENTING FOLK MUSIC ACROSS EUROPE

European Folk Network is a membership association of like-minded organisations who promote and produce concerts and festivals of folk and related musics, national and regional umbrella organisations which are committed to supporting the development of folk music.

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Producers

European Folk Network creates networking opportunities for festival and venue organizers throughout Europe, stimulating the cross border presentation of European folk music.

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Umbrella organisations

European Folk Network unites a diverse range of national umbrella organisations which are commited to supporting the development of folk music.

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Politics

European Folk Network will broaden the awareness of folk music as a cultural and historical force across all of Europe.

Vision
The rich diversity of cultural identities in Europe is expressed and celebrated through folk and traditional music and associated performing arts.

Purpose
The network exists to support and broaden awareness of the arts of tradition as a cultural and educational force in Europe.

Aims

  • to encourage, promote and support developments for folk music and associated arts in their diverse forms and origins
  • to create opportunities for artists, organisers and audiences from European countries to meet, communicate and collaborate
  • to foster relationships with artists, organisers and audiences beyond Europe