European Congress of Ethnic Religions

World Congress of Ethnic Religions
The European Congress of Ethnic Religions (ECER) is an organisation for cooperation among associations that promote the ethnic religions of Europe.wikipedia
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Modern Paganism

NeopaganNeopaganismneo-pagan
The primary goal of the ECER is the strengthening of pre-Christian religious traditions of Europe, emphasizing and fostering their ties with Neopagan movements.
Some favor the term "ethnic religion" over "Paganism" – for instance the World Pagan Congress, founded in 1998, soon renamed itself the European Congress of Ethnic Religions – enjoying that term's association with the Greek ethnos and the academic field of ethnology.

Slavic Native Faith

RodnoverySlavic NeopaganismRodnover
Many Rodnovers refer to their belief system as an "ethnic religion", and Rodnover groups were involved in establishing the World Congress of Ethnic Religions.

Ethnic religion

Traditional religionNative religionethnic
The European Congress of Ethnic Religions (ECER) is an organisation for cooperation among associations that promote the ethnic religions of Europe.
This notably includes the European Congress of Ethnic Religions, which chose its name after a day-long discussion in 1998, where the majority of the participants expressed that Pagan contained too many negative connotations and ethnic better described the root of their traditions in particular nations.

Jonas Trinkūnas

Trinkūnas, Jonas
A "World Pagan Congress" was hosted in June 1998 in Vilnius, Lithuania, organized by Jonas Trinkūnas of Romuva, a Lithuanian neopagan organization.
In 1998, at the World Congress of Ethnic Religions (WCER, now the ECER) in Vilnius, Trinkūnas was chosen as this organisation's Chairman.

Supreme Council of Ethnic Hellenes

Supreme Council of Ethnikoi Hellenes
YSEE is a founding member of the European Congress of Ethnic Religions (ECER) and hosted its seventh Congress in June 2004.

Ásatrúarfélagið

Íslenska ÁsatrúarfélagiðNeopaganism in Icelandthe pagan groups
The organisation is a founding member of the European Congress of Ethnic Religions.

Heathenry (new religious movement)

Germanic neopaganismHeathenryOdinism
During this period, many Heathen groups also began to interact increasingly with other ethnic-oriented Pagan groups in Eastern Europe, such as Lithuanian Romuva, and many joined the World Congress of Ethnic Religions upon its formation in 1998.

Hellenism (religion)

HellenismosHellenismHellenic
YSEE is a founding member of the World Congress of Ethnic Religions (now European Congress of Ethnic Religions) and hosted the seventh annual WCER Congress in June 2004.

Rodzima Wiara

Native Faith AssociationZW Rodzima Wiara
Rodzima Wiara is a member of the European Congress of Ethnic Religions and Rodnover Confederation.

Roman Traditional Movement

Movimento Tradizionale Romano
In 2005 it became a member of the European Congress of Ethnic Religions.

Europe

EuropeanEUEuropean continent
The European Congress of Ethnic Religions (ECER) is an organisation for cooperation among associations that promote the ethnic religions of Europe.

Vilnius

VilnaWilnoVilnius, Lithuania
A "World Pagan Congress" was hosted in June 1998 in Vilnius, Lithuania, organized by Jonas Trinkūnas of Romuva, a Lithuanian neopagan organization.

Lithuania

LTURepublic of LithuaniaLithuanian
A "World Pagan Congress" was hosted in June 1998 in Vilnius, Lithuania, organized by Jonas Trinkūnas of Romuva, a Lithuanian neopagan organization.

Romuva (religion)

RomuvaLithuanian neo-paganspagan
A "World Pagan Congress" was hosted in June 1998 in Vilnius, Lithuania, organized by Jonas Trinkūnas of Romuva, a Lithuanian neopagan organization.

Ethnology

ethnologistethnologicalethnologists
The word's history and the connection to ethnology were things that appealed to the majority of the participants.

India

IndianRepublic of IndiaIND
The 2006 and 2009 conferences were held in India, in the spirit of collaboration between Western Neopaganism and Hinduism.

Hinduism

HinduHindusHindu culture
The 2006 and 2009 conferences were held in India, in the spirit of collaboration between Western Neopaganism and Hinduism.

Occult

occultismoccultistoccultists
ECER's website defines the scope of the organization: "By Ethnic Religion, we mean religion, spirituality, and cosmology that is firmly grounded in a particular people's traditions. In our view, this does not include modern occult or ariosophic theories/ideologies, nor syncretic neo-religions."

Ariosophy

Germanic mysticismArmanistAriosophist
ECER's website defines the scope of the organization: "By Ethnic Religion, we mean religion, spirituality, and cosmology that is firmly grounded in a particular people's traditions. In our view, this does not include modern occult or ariosophic theories/ideologies, nor syncretic neo-religions."

New religious movement

new religious movementsnew religionsmodern religious movements
ECER's website defines the scope of the organization: "By Ethnic Religion, we mean religion, spirituality, and cosmology that is firmly grounded in a particular people's traditions. In our view, this does not include modern occult or ariosophic theories/ideologies, nor syncretic neo-religions."

Czech Republic

CzechCZEthe Czech Republic

Slovenia

SloveneSlovenianRepublic of Slovenia

Ukraine