ETHNO CROATIA 9.7. - 20.7.2017
Ethno Croatia 2017 will take place in International Cultural Centre of JMC in the beautiful little village of Grožnjan, a JMI World Meeting Centre, between 9 – 20 July 2017. (arrival date is 9th July to Grožnjan, departure date 20th July from Zagreb).
After a week of picturesque Grožnjan and time filled with workshops, rehearsals, dance evenings and jams and a day trip to the sea side, EthnoCroatia starts it’s Ethno on the road 2017. where Ethno Croatia continues with an Ethno on the Road filled with performances everywhere in Croatia – Grožnjan, Pazin, Zagreb, Slavonski Brod, Gornja Stubica including three Festivals: Jazz Is Back - BP 2017 in Grožnjan, TradInEtno in Pazin and the 51st International Folklore Festival in the Capital of Croatia, Zagreb.
Ethno Croatia proudly presents ERNESTO CALDERÓN DONDERO as this year’s artistic leader, extraordinary and experienced musician who will help participants with teaching, learning and arranging the tunes.
ERNESTO CALDERÓN DONDERO was born in Valparaíso, Chile, in 1984. In 2006 he graduated from Instituto de Música of the Pontificia Universidad Católica de Valparaíso, with a degree as a Music Teacher. In 2007 he lived in Scotland and studied accordion with folk musician Sandy Brechin, continued his accordion studies in 2010 in Chile with Ignacio Hernandez, and in 2011 in France with Frederic Deschamps.Since 2012 he has been working as a composer and conductor with the Ensemble Transatlántico de Folk Chileno, a folk orchestra which has 30 members in Chile and 20 overseas, dedicated to compose and perform music based on folk rhythms present in the Chilean tradition. The band has been working intensively, having performed in USA, Spain, Belgium, Germany, Croatia, Czech Republic, UK, Denmark, Sweden, and India. Ernesto started his journey in Ethno as a participant in Ethno Scotland 2010, and later in Ethno HistEria (Slovenia, 2011), Ethno Croatia (2014), Ethno Flanders (2014), and Ethno Germany (2014). He has worked as an assistant leader in TradInEtno (2015), and as an artistic leader in Ethno Flanders (2015), Ethno India (2016), and Chiletno (2015, 2016, 2017), created with the support of the Chilean Arts Council.
This year’s special edition:
TECHNO ETNO ORATORY by ŽELJKO VUKMIRICA & VALENT SAMARDŽIJA
BRING ALONG: In the past year's Ethno Croatia hosted musicians from Belgium, Denmark, Croatia, Sweden, Spain, Norway, Estonia, Iran, Australia, Chile, Zimbabwe, Finland, and others. All participants are asked to prepare one traditional song/tune from their country and teach it to the other participants. All the songs and tunes are taught by ear.
APPLICATIONS ARE OPEN TILL 15th Of JUNE
Submit your application by June 15, 2017 via this APPLICATION FORM
For more info please contact: firstname.lastname@example.org