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 will be in Manresa on 7 & 8 October.  Jump to the Conference page to get full info.


At July 2022 EFN now has over 120 members from 27 countries.

EFN has presented  

at EFEx in Manchester: 17 - 20 October 2019

at WOMEX in Tampere: 23 - 26 October 2019

at Showcase Scotland in Glasgow 29 Jan - 2 Feb 2020

at EFEx in Manchester 21-23 October 2021

at WOMEX in Porto 27-31 October 2021

at Folkelarm in Oslo 25-27 November 2021

at VONK in Ghent 18 - 20 February 2022

And from 28 - 30 April 2022 EFN will mix with the world of jazz at Jazzahead in Bremen 

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