With the festive season increasingly commercialised, Euronews looks at the traditional songs of Christmas across Europe to see who's keeping traditional music alive.
Spoons have been used in Russian folk music for hundreds of years.
French band Houle Douce amazed Chinese spectators with a thrilling concert on slacklines suspended 1,400-meters-high in China's Zhangjiajie National Forest Park.
The Rowan Tree, a folk music group from Cornwall, has won Liet International XXL — a singing competition solely for regional and minority languages
On a warm night of May in Calatabiano, a small village and former Arab fortress in eastern Sicily, the sound of an oud, a typical Middle Eastern
Esma Redzepova, Macedonia’s “Queen” of Romany music has died at the age of 73
One of Iran’s most revered classical singers, Parissa, recently performed at London’s Barbican, which was celebrating the anniversary of the birth of iconic Persian poet…
Mett Iranian folk music master Sima Bina, who has devoted her life to keeping alive melodies from every corner of Iran and beyond.
Founded in 2009, Tallinn Music Week has grown into one of northern Europe's biggest indoor festivals.
Syria was at the heart of a recent series of concerts at the Opera in the French city of Lyon under the theme The Syria I love. Among the artists
The launch of her first album in seven years went relatively unnoticed as it coincided with Adele’s latest release, but the queen of Celtic music is
‘Double Down’ is Darwin Deez’ third album and a return to the style which earned the New York indie band a steady following back in 2010. Released
It was Simon and Garfunkle with tones that seemed to tiptoe over the words who made the song “El Condor Pasa” famous. Now another version has been
Mariachi musicians from around the world gathered in the Mexican city of Guadalajara for the International Mariachi and Horsemanship Conference
The Nebuta festival, one of Japan’s largest summer events, has started in the northern city of Aomori. It take place from August 2-7. Historians
A taste of the fifth day of the Paleo festival in Nyon, with performances from Joan Baez and Patti Smith.
Switzerland’s Paléo Festival has just celebrated its 40th edition. The week-long event, held near the city of Nyon, began as a folk festival in 1976
After a fabulous past 20 years, World Music Expo celebrates its 21st birthday this October in Budapest. This will mark the first time an Eastern
Italian musician and songwriter Antonio Castrignano has been making people dance from southern Italy to France in a series of performances that marry
The Eurovision Song contest is up and running in Vienna with the first semi-final. The qualified countries from the first semi-final of 2015 are