EFN CONFERENCE 2021
Wednesday 17 & Thursday 18 November
at the Hungarian Heritage House, Budapest
Registration for the conference is FREE!.
To REGISTER just click HERE
VENUE: Our generous host and the venue for the conference is the Hungarian Heritage House , Corvin tér 8, Budapest 1011
HOTELS: You must book accommodation yourself. Click HERE to download a list of hotels - of course these are not the only hotels but they are a small selection of some that are close to the venue.
THE PROGRAMME: The conference will begins with coffee and registration at 12.00 midday on Wednesday 17 November – then sessions begin at 14.00. In the evening we will visit one of Hungary’s famous Dance Houses. On Thursday 18 the sessions begin at 9.15am and the formal conference closes at 15.30 – but then with time to meet and talk and with special Hungarian folk showcase gigs in the evening.
CLICK HERE FOR THE FULL PROGRAMME SCHEDULE with info about speaker sessions and discussion groups!
SPEAKERS and SESSIONS: will include Raisa Siivola & Maria Silvennoinen (from Jazz Finland) on Green Nordic Touring and Promotion; Tom Besford (from English Folk Expo) on Reaching Audiences both In-Person and Online; András Lelkes (of Hangveto, Hungary) on A Bridge For Balkan Music; Miklos Both (Hungary) on Folk Music Education for Future Generations; and more; plus DISCUSSION sessions on subjects chosen by members including The Future Work of EFN and Folk Music and Commercialisation and more; plus the EGM for Elections to the Board.
Yes - it's EFN'S first in-person conference since 2019 - book your place now! Everyone is so incredibly welcome to meet in person again at EFN’s 2nd pan-European conference
Notice of Extraordinary General Meeting (EGM)
Elections for Members of the EFN Board
18 November 2021
Subsequent to the 2021 Annual General Meeting (held online on 15 March as part of Spring Forward #1) it was agreed that the first elections for Board members would be held at the November conference. The minutes of the AGM can be read HERE and the subsequently agreed internal regulations concerning election procedures can be read HERE. Candidates wishing to put themselves forward for election at the meeting on 18 November must submit a short (max 200 words) statement of their candidacy to firstname.lastname@example.org by Tuesday 26 October. Notification of candidates will be sent to all members 21 days in advance of the election date.