Ethno New Zealand gathers young musicians from Aotearoa and the rest of the world for ten intense days of music, friendship and workshops culminating in a spectacular and heartwarming Auckland Folk Festival performance.

Two exciting scholarships to Ethno NZ on offer from Auckland Folk Festival and Ethno New Zealand

Are you age 18-30 and resident in New Zealand?
Are you curious to learn music from all over the world and to experience 10 intensive days of music, dance and friendship?        
 
17-27 January 2020
Piritahi Marae, Waiheke Island and Auckland Folk Festival

 

For the third year running Ethno will take place in Aotearoa New Zealand. The audience of Auckland Folk Festival can once again look forward to an energetic and touching set of music from around the world, performed by a pop up world music band with members from India, Solomon Islands, Finland, Chile, Australia, Belgium, Aotearoa and more.

Ethno New Zealand gathers young musicians from Aotearoa and the rest of the world for ten intense days of music, friendship and workshops culminating in a spectacular and heartwarming Auckland Folk Festival performance.

Ethno is an international music movement for young adult musicians – instrumentalists and singers – run through Jeunessed Musicales International (JMI). It was founded in Sweden in 1990 and has since grown worldwide. Today Ethno is present in around 20 countries with a mission to revive and keep alive global cultural heritage amongst youth.

Ethno New Zealand is an artistic residency of traditional/folk/world music that gathers young musicians age 18-30 from Aotearoa and the rest of the world for 10 intense days of music, friendship, sharing through workshops and a number of final performances. Ethno NZ 2020 will be spending the first week at beautiful Piritahi Marae on Waiheke Island and finishing off with Auckland Folk Festival.

Ethno provides an opportunity for young people from across the globe to come together and engage through music in a manner that is characterised by respect, generosity and openness. Ethno brings the world to New Zealand and New Zealand to the world.

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