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What is this site about?


In your country, city or your village, there are some musicians who play folk music of their area. Maybe they are famous or maybe they are not! Let's introduce them to the world. We are not looking for folk-pop, folk-jazz or folk-rock. We are looking for pure folk and classical traditional of each region. You can send their songs here and give us information about their music and their works. It can be an old farmer or a dedicated musician. Currently its hard to find information about folk / traditional music of all countries in one place. We want to achieve this goal with your help.

This project is focused on original folk and traditional music of the different countries, nations and ethnic groups of the world. Definition of “folk” and “traditional” music in different cultures changes, and generally it's hard to give a universal definition.

Although folk music usually refers to orally transmitted music or music with unknown composers, but it can include the traditional classical music of countries as well which theoretically differs from folk music, like Indian traditional classical music vs. Indian folk music. But it doesn't include Western (European) Classical music.

These music are accepted here: indigenous music, aboriginal music, ethnic music, regional music, rural music, root music, traditional ritual music, arranged folk music, recreated folk music,...

These music are not accepted in this project: folk-pop, folk-rock, folk-jazz (any kind of folk fusion that employs some folk elements like an instrument, a melody or a rhythm in another genre or style), world music (folk music arranged for Western ears with commercial interests, usually published by Western labels; although some “world music” are original and accepted), fusion of different original folks (like Arabic oud with Indian sitar or Spanish flamenco with West African rhythms), modernized and contemporized versions of folk tunes with new sounds, especially electronic sounds.


Latest Songs


Listen to Kunai Dumdum
Song Name: Kunai Dumdum
Artist Name: Blasius To Una
Country: Papua New Guinea
Blasius To Una

Listen to Modern Dance Song From Parama
Song Name: Modern Dance Song From Parama
Artist Name: Mixed Group Of Dura And Parama
Country: Papua New Guinea
Mixed Group Of Dura And Parama

Listen to Harvest Festival Song
Song Name: Harvest Festival Song
Artist Name: Yabba
Country: Papua New Guinea
Yabba

Listen to Badra - Song Of Buzi I
Song Name: Badra - Song Of Buzi I
Artist Name: Amadu
Country: Papua New Guinea
Amadu

Listen to Singera String Band
Song Name: Singera String Band
Artist Name: David Fanshawe
Country: Vanuatu
David Fanshawe

Listen to Wandubu Bangu Ceremony
Song Name: Wandubu Bangu Ceremony
Artist Name: David Fanshawe
Country: Papua New Guinea
David Fanshawe

Listen to Karawari Inititation
Song Name: Karawari Inititation
Artist Name: David Fanshawe
Country: Papua New Guinea
David Fanshawe

Listen to The Old Bullock Dray
Song Name: The Old Bullock Dray
Artist Name: Warren Fahey
Country: Australia
Warren Fahey

Listen to Little Billy Huges
Song Name: Little Billy Huges
Artist Name: Warren Fahey
Country: Australia
Warren Fahey

Listen to Waltzing Matilda
Song Name: Waltzing Matilda
Artist Name: Warren Fahey
Country: Australia
Warren Fahey

Listen to On The Road To Guandagai
Song Name: On The Road To Guandagai
Artist Name: The Outlanders
Country: Australia
The Outlanders

Listen to South Australia
Song Name: South Australia
Artist Name: The Outlanders
Country: Australia
The Outlanders

Listen to A Nautical Yarn
Song Name: A Nautical Yarn
Artist Name: Burl Ives
Country: Australia
Burl Ives

Listen to Click Go The Shears
Song Name: Click Go The Shears
Artist Name: Burl Ives
Country: Australia
Burl Ives

Listen to Didgeridoo
Song Name: Didgeridoo
Artist Name: Gary Thomas
Country: Australia
Gary Thomas




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