Welcome to Folk DC

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A European Union funded education project to motivate early language learners through music. See more information on the project website FolkDC

The project has researched and collected children folk songs in 10 European languages. On this website
you will be able to contribute your Folk songs, audio, video and the lyrics (words).

A Synchronized Internet-linked Concert will be organized in five prestigious venues in London (UK), Adana (TR), Sastamala (FI), Prahova (RO), Madrid (ES).

Here are 18 of the FolkDC songs, just click to play:

You can contribute to the project by adding your examples of Folk songs, in your language, in to this Wiki. You can add videos, audio and the text of the song. In the 'How to use this Wiki' page you will find full information and 'How to videos' showing you how to add to this Wiki.

Below we have added some examples from the FolkDC YouTube channel, you can see more at Point.gif

Planxty - Raggle Taggle Gypsy (UK)

Sami singer Sofia Jannok "Liekkas" (Finland)

Escapado: Musiques Traditionnelles Provence, Occitanie

The project The Digital Children’s Folksongs for Language and Cultural Learning has been funded with support from the European Commission. This document reflects the views only of the author, and the Commission cannot be held responsible for any use which may be made of the information contained therein