Finnish Folk Music Association and JuuriJuhla-Rotfest

The Finnish Folk Music Association (Suomen Kansanmusiikkiliitto) is an association for friends of folk music, amateurs and professionals.

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The Finnish Folk Music Association (Suomen Kansanmusiikkiliitto) is an association for friends of folk music, amateurs and professionals, founded in 1968. Its 19 member organisations arrange regional folk music activities around the country. The Finnish Folk Music Association arranges many kinds of activities and works for the developing of the whole folk music field in different projects.
Each year the Finnish Folk Music Association arranges the event Samuelin Poloneesi, which takes place in March.

The Finnish Folk Music Association also collaborates with the arrangers of and JuuriJuhla-RotFest in Espoo. The regional folk music associations arrange many different events, among others Eteläpohjalaiset Spelit, Siilifolk, Lokakuun Loiskeet…

The Finnish Folk Music Association arranges courses. The most important are the Orivesi folk music and folk dance courses 27th to 30th of December, KAMU – Folk music summer camp for children and young and international Ethno Finland.

The Finnish Folk Music Association arranges eight folk music tours around Finland. Each season four bands are selected to go on tour to different Finnish cities.

The Finnish Folk Music Association publishes the Kansanmusiikki magazine in collaboration with the Folk music institute (Kansanmusiikki-instituutti). Kansanmusiikki is the only folk music magazine in the Finnish language. Four issues each year, one of them also contains a cd. Kansanmusiikki is included in the membership fee, but you can also order it separately.

The Finnish Folk Music Association has the broadest catalogue of Finnish folk music recordings and music books, which are sold by post order and in different events. Check out our catalogue – unfortunately it is only in Finnish, but we’ll be happy to help you with details also in English. Our web shop is open: http://www.kansanmusiikkiliitto.fi/putiikki/

participating in

  • WOMEX 2019
  • WOMEX 2009
  • WOMEX 2007
  • WOMEX 2002
  • WOMEX 2001
stand number WOMEX 19: 3.23

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