This year EFN Conference
will be held in Budapest
on Wednesday 17 and Thursday 18 November
at the Hungarian Heritage House
. We’ll finally meet in-person and be able to walk a step forward.
SPEAKERS 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 TBA; plus DISCUSSION sessions on subjects chosen by members including The Future Work of EFN and Folk Music and Commercialisation and more TBA; plus the EFN ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING and Elections for the Board.
The conference will begin with coffee and registration at 12.00 midday on Wednesday 17 November – then sessions will start at 14.00pm. In the evening we will visit one of Hungary’s famous Dance Houses.
On Thursday 18 the sessions will begin at 9.15am and the formal conference will close at 15.30pm – then free time with friends and showcase gigs in the evening.
You can register for free hereby for the Conference in Budapest: