From left to right: Barja Drnovšek and Bojan Cvetreznik (ESTA Slovenia), Alfonso Franco, Susana Blanco and Rosa Pampillo (ESTA Spain).

Creation of ESTA Folk!

In March 2024, during the 52nd International ESTA Conference in Porto, a new working group was created: ESTA Folk. A group of music teachers from ESTA Spain and ESTA Slovenia have been working during the last two years to make the folk music education visible in ESTA activities and conferences. The purpose is connecting people through this music and to … Read More

52nd ESTA International Conference, 2024

Porto, 23 – 27 MARCH 2024 Connecting People Last March, ESTA Portugal hosted the 52nd International ESTA Conference, themed “Connecting People.” Over five days, it brought together teachers, students, luthiers, companies, and string instrument enthusiasts from across Europe. Organized by ESTA, this conference rotates annually among European cities, with the previous one held in Cardiff. This time, ESMAE in Porto … Read More