Over the past 30 years, an increasing number of young musicians from myriad cultures have been coming together in locations around the world for music residencies called Ethno gatherings. For all the diversity of cultures and places and participants, there are striking similarities in their lived experience. Many refer to it as ‘magic’, ‘life changing’, or ‘transformational’.
From 2019-2022, Ethno Research has looked over the entire breadth of this project and identified twelve key elements that make Ethno into a potent formula for engaging intercultural musical encounters. Watch the 3-minute animated film to learn more.
Animation: Daniel Stirrup (www.danielstirrup.com)
This animation is also available as a written report: Understanding the Magic of the Ethno Experience: Key Findings of Ethno Research 2019-2022.