Bulletin of the International Council for Traditional Music

Articles from Vol. 116, April

2003 Convention for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage
UNESCO NEWSFrom 28 September - 2 October 2009 the Intergovernmental Committee of the convention met in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. This meeting has been a crucial one. For the first time items were inscribed in the two lists (Representative List,...
Announcements
FROM THE EXECUTIVE BOARDTHE SEARCH FOR THE NEXT ICTM SECRETARY GENERALThe Executive Board has been informed by our Secretary General, Stephen Wild, that he would like to step down in 2011, after the world conference in Canada when he has been in office...
ICTM Liaison Officer Report- Bosnia and Herzegovina
Ethnomusicology in Bosnia and Herzegovina (B-H) started to develop in the 1940s. Foundation of the Institute of Folklore Research in May 1947 marked the beginning of systematic fieldwork organized by academician Cvjetko Rihtman. The results were published...
Liaison Officer Report - Sri Lanka
This is the first report to the ICTM Bulletin from Sri Lanka. It provides a brief overview of ethnomusicological activities with special regard to research, teaching, conferences, and publications.As a multi-ethnic, multi-lingual, and multi-religious...
Preparatory Meeting for the Establisment of an International Coordination Committeee (Ice) for Haitian Culture
UNESCO Headquarters, Paris, France, 16 February 2010The earthquake of 12 January has not only wrecked human lives and infrastructure in Haiti, but also the world's cultural heritage. When cultural heritage is destroyed, people suffer a fundamental loss,...
Report on the 17th Meeting of the ICTM Study Group on Folk Musical Instruments in Erkner, Germany 2009
The 17th Meeting of the ICTM study group on folk musical instruments was carried out from 1st-4th April 2009 in the Bildungszentrum of Erkner, a small town located nearby Berlin, Germany. After the long lasting winter, it was just a perfect timing that...
Report on the ICTM Study Group for Music Archaeology
The ICTM Study Group for Music Archaeology held its biannual conference in New York, 23-26 September 2009. The conference DRAWING ON THE MUSICAL PAST: MUSIC ICONOLOGY, EMSTRUMENT MAKING, AND EXPERIMENTAL PLAYING IN MUSIC ARCHAEOLOGY was co-organized...
Second Notice and Call for Proposals
Memorial University of NewfoundlandSt. John's, Newfoundland and LabradorCanada13 -19 July 2011You are invited to attend the 41st World Conference of the ICTM which will be held from 13-19 July 2011 in St. John's, Newfoundland hosted by Memorial University....