Ethno USA 2024

Ethno World

Learning, Performance, Workshop, Event

Greensboro, NC, USA

Deadline: 22 Jul 2024


Applications for the 4th edition of Ethno USA are open! This year will be our second year in Greensboro, North Carolina!! Ethno USA 2024 will welcome approximately 30-40 participants and 4-5 artistic mentors. We also aim to have 2-3 guest mentors visiting us. Attendees will get to experience a diversity of musical traditions both from within the USA and from around the world. There will be time to get to know each other during the camp, as well as experience the excitement of performing at the North Carolina Folk Festival main stage (! Before you begin, please make sure you have readily available: 1. A clear scan of your passport page(s) (for US applicant: Drivers Licence or US ID are accepted) with your personal details visible (required) 2. A recent photo of yourself, preferably with your instrument (required) You will need to attach all applicable supporting documents for the form to be considered complete and successfully submitted. For more information on Ethno USA, visit You can also email Please note – 1. By filling out this application, you are agreeing to adhere to the Health and Safety guidelines from JM International, Folk Alliance International, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the governments of the United States of America, your country of departure, and your home country. Health and Safety regulations from Guilford County and North Carolina may additionally apply. 2. No fee is payable at the time of filling out this application. The fee is payable once your application has been approved. Successful applicants will be notified by email. 3. Ethno USA does NOT offer international scholarships. The scholarships we offer are given to residents and/or citizens of the US living inside the US. — If you are an international applicant seeking financial support to attend an Ethno, you can apply to the Ethno Mobility program on — PLEASE NOTE: when applying to the Ethno Mobility program, you CAN NOT ask for financial support to attend a specific Ethno . Example — applying to Ethno USA and asking the Mobility program to fund your travel/participation at Ethno USA — this is NOT ALLOWED. 4. If your application is approved, you will receive a notification from Mubazar requesting you to pay the Ethno USA participation fee, before your place is confirmed. 5. Successful US scholarship applicants will receive a discount code which they can use to complete the registration process. 6. Applications will be evaluated on a rolling basis, i.e. as soon as they are received. For this reason, please apply at the earliest. Applications will close once places are full. 7. A waitlist will be created once places fill up. 8. The decision of the organising team on selections will be final. If you have any questions or concerns, please write to us on 9. If you have any health-related questions that are important to mention, but you do not feel comfortable writing them in this application form, please send an email to the Ethno USA Project Manager Myla Hardie on, to set up a phone call. — Ethno USA reserves the right to refuse applications based on the inability of the team, location, or scheduled activities to allocate resources or support the needs of the applicant. — We do our utmost to include everyone, but this is not a right, nor is it guaranteed. — Final decisions will be taken by the organising team, in consultation with health experts if needed. — Ethno USA reserves the right to ask for a medical certificate, where deemed necessary. — If health or other conditions that may impact the safe and smooth running of the program, and the wellbeing of all attendees at Ethno USA are not disclosed at the time of application, Ethno USA reserves the right to refuse to host the applicant at any stage, including while Ethno USA is ongoing, without recourse to a refund of the participation fee. Medical information is treated as confidential.


Who is this opportunity open for?


Age limit?

18 - 30

Opportunity Costs
US participants

When checking out, you will be required to pay an additional service fee of USD 30.00. The total participation fee for residents of the US is 𝗨𝗦𝗗 530.



International participants

When checking out, you will be required to pay an additional service fee of USD 18.00. The total participation fee for international attendees is 𝗨𝗦𝗗 𝟯𝟭𝟴.𝟬𝟬.




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