The Hungarian Dance House Festival and Fair is one of the most important national folkore festivals of the year - a cavalcade of traditional folk music, folk dance, handcrafts and folk arts of the Hungarian language region.
Operosa Festival promotes young Balkan opera talent and brings contemporary interpretations to a modern audience. The programme focuses on repertoire suited to young singers and works with established international guest artistic directors to showcase opera as a modern artform.
Katowice JazzArt Festival emphasizes many dimensions of music including the presence in the public space, correspondances between musical genres and cross-cutting approaches with other artistic forms, especially with visual arts.
The largest annual jazz festival in the Helsinki metropolitan area features a wide spectrum of Finnish and international rising stars and eminent artists. Since 1987 this easily accessible urban festival has taken place in Espoo at the end of April.
Europees Muziekfestival voor de Jeugd is an annual festival for over 100 international youth choirs and instrumental ensembles, held in Neerpelt. EMJ encourages young people to make music and sing together and offers them ways to meet and appreciate each other’s music.