(2002 the focus in Rudolstadt was on spike fiddles - all kinds of related instruments from all over the world).
Diskant-Gambe – Susanne Heinrich (Germany)
Erhu – Wu Wei (China)
Gadulka – Georgi Petrov (Bulgaria)
Jouhikko – Outi Pulkkinen (Finland)
Kemenche – Kayhan Kalhor (Iran)
Lyre – Kelly Thoma (Greece), Ross Daly (Ireland)
Sarangi – Dhruba Ghosh (India)
Tarhu – Peter Biffin (Australia)
The tarhu (also spelled tarhou) is a type of string instrument invented by Australian musician and craftsman Peter Biffin during the 1980s.