The Old Continent is rich in ethnic groups and traditions related to transhumant people found in Northern, Central, Eastern Europe and the Mediterranean world, as well as those of the itinerant communities living in each European state.
YURTA Association works in cultural dissemination in Europe, and is mainly concerned in specific communities of transhumants and itinerants as well as some lost traditions related to nomadic peoples in Europe:
- Scythian ancient culture: Ukraine
- Saami people (Sweden, Finland, Norway)
- East Europe transhumants: Ukraine, Polland, Romania, Greece
- Alps transhumance
- Itinerants communities in Ireland and northern-central Europe: Jenische, Pavee
- Music oral traditons of itinerant people