Cypriot Folk Music Society is a cultural arts organization, dedicated to providing a platform for the folk music of Cyprus. Our organization aims to further the study, practice, dissemination and preservation of traditional Cypriot music.
The Cypriot Folk Music Society was established by musicians, artists and Cypriots in order to promote the growth and development of our traditional music. As a Mediterranean nation, music has always been a cornerstone of the Cypriot culture. This is an important key to understanding this islands past. The Cypriot Folk Music Society is a meeting and collaborating point for people who believe that caring and protecting these values is the only way to safeguard our cultural heritage.
In line with this mission, the Cypriot Folk Music Society started its eLibrary project. It is a multimedia library comprising sheet music, sound recordings, lyrics, stories and more. Our eLibrary is an essential resource for anybody interested in the folk music of Cyprus.
Cypriot Folk Music Society places a particular importance to cooperating with other national and international organizations. As an organization we are a proud member of the People’s Music Network.
OUR LIBRARY & PUBLISMENTS
The Cypriot Folk Music Society provides online access its collection. Our library is an essential resource for anybody interested in the folk music of Cyprus. It is a multi-media library comprising sheet music, sound recordings, lyrics, stories and more.
Also Cypriot Folk Music Society is proud to release its publisment “Cypriot Folk Dances Songbook”. This book is unique collection of notes and music sheets of our folk dance songs. As like the other publishments and sources, you can download the book in PDF format from our library.
With this effort, we aim to have all schools, institutions, dance associations and folklore lovers to reach this source easily and print-use for their works. Our library seach tool also has all the songs that in the book.