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Long awaited and much anticipated, the European
Folk Network (EFN) has now arrived

Registered as a not-for-profit democratic membership organisation with clearly defined aims and ambitions, the EFN has been established by its highly committed voluntary founding members, who welcome everyone involved in folk traditions and culture in Europe.  

EFN's first conference for all members was held on 28 & 29 November 2019 in Brussels, then there were online Spring Forward virtual meetings during the Covid lockdown period on 15 March, 24 April and 9 June 2021 during the pandemic and the second conference was in Budapest on 18 &19 November 2021. The 2022 conference was in Manresa on 7 & 8 October.  Jump to the Conference pages to get full info.


At March 2023 EFN now has over 140 members from 27 countries.

EFN has presented at many events including

at EFEx in Manchester 2019, 2021, 2022

at WOMEX 2019, 2021, 2022

at Showcase Scotland in Glasgow 2019, 2021,2022

at Folkelarm in Oslo 2021, 2022

at VONK in Ghent 2022, 2023

at Jazzahead in Bremen 2022

Join EFN and make the network an active, practical pan-European partnership, building connections and opportunities for Europe's wealth of living traditions to thrive.


Welcome to the EFN

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