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Ethno Portugal has started!

The streets of Castelo de Vide are now filled with music and dancing! The sixth edition of Ethno Portugal began on July 15. This is the largest artistic residence of young musicians and dancers from the four corners of the world, and is returning to Portugal for 10 days of music and dance! Ethno Portugal is a unique program, aimed at musicians who wish to explore traditional and folk music, which offers participants the opportunity to learn and teach, individually and peer to peer, music from different cultures of the world and to share what has been learned with different audiences, keeping the musical traditions alive and renewed. During the 10 days of the residency, the time is divided between workshops, mentored by mentors, where the traditional repertoire of the countries of origin of the participants is shared and reconstructed, while the group of dancers creates the performance that will accompany the shows of the Ethno Orchestra Portugal. In 2019 you will be able to see, hear and feel the result of this residence, which will be presented in the following places: - 22 July, Évora, Praça do Giraldo at 10 pm, at the Artes à Rua Festival - 23 July, Évora, Itinerant Performance starting at Sé, at 7:00 pm, at the Artes à Rua Festival - 24 July, Sines, Palco Castelo, at 18h, inserted in the Festival of World Music In 2019 Ethno Portugal has a dedicated team of musicians and dancers. The leaders in the area of music are Teresa Campos (voice), Pau Baiges, Denys Stetsenko, Juan de La Fuente, Pedro Prata. In dance, Catarina Ascenção. The Ethno is organized in Portugal by PédeXumbo Association and counts with the support of the Council of Castelo de Vide and the Council of Évora.

Ethno Portugal 2019 Concert Dates

In its 6th edition, Ethno Portugal starts on 15th July in the town of Castelo de Vide. This is the largest artistic residency in Portugal of young musicians and dancers, resulting in a music and dance show composed of the songs shared by each participant and which are an invitation to a sound journey around the four corners of the world. Save the dates of the upcoming concerts: 22 July: Évora - Praça do Giraldo, 10:00 p.m. July 24: Sines - FMM, Palco do Castelo, 6:00 p.m. July 26: Castelo de Vide, 10:00 p.m. Free entry.

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Já estão abertas as candidaturas para o Ethno Portugal 2019!

Applications for Ethno Portugal 2019 now open. The first phase of applications runs from 1st February to 1st April, at a reduced price. Young musicians and dancers who want to apply for this artistic residency, which will take place from July 15 to 26 in Castelo de Vide, can do so by filling out an online form. All information here.

Open Call for young dancers and musicians for another Ethno Portugal Edition!

Here comes Ethno Portugal 2019! An artistic residency of traditional music and dance that gathers young musicians and dancers from around the world for 10 intense days of friendship, sharing, a lot of o music and dance! This edition Ethno Portugal will take place from the 15th to the 26th July in Castelo de Vide. The Open Call for the next Ethno Portugal edition happens from 1 February to 15 May in two phases. From 1 February to 1 April: 1st Phase. From 2 April to 15 May: 2nd Phase. Young musicians and dancers can apply to participate in the biggest artistic residency that takes place in Portugal. Young musicians and dancers, from different countries, between 16 and 30 years of age will be selected to share their energy, music, dance and culture and to build together, a show of original sonorities that will be presented in different places. Hurry, don't miss this unique opportunity!