​THEVISION

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

​THEPURPOSE

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

​THEAIMS

  • 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
  • (Annual) meeting(s) for members to meet and share interests and ideas

 

  • Mutual support and practical assistance between members

 

  • Practical partnerships: co-commissioning, creative projects, creating work together

 

  • Development programme of good practice, skills and opportunities for artists and organisers

 

  • Point of presence and access for media

 

  • PR and media awareness for the sector

 

  • Fundraising and joint applications

 

  • To raise the profile of folk music across Europe

 

  • Policy and Advocacy

PROGRAMME ASPIRATIONS / AREAS OF ACTIVITY

INFO@EUROPEANFOLKNETWORK. COM

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