International Council for Traditions of Music and Dance

A Non-Governmental Organization in Formal Consultative Relations with UNESCO

The Yearbook for Traditional Music. Vol. 54 issue 2 (December 2022) has been published

The International Council for Traditional Music is pleased to announce the publication of Vol. 54 issue 2 (December 2022) of the Yearbook for Traditional Music. The issue features the following articles:

  • ‘Celtic Music Festivals in Portugal: Europeanisation, Urban Regeneration, and Regional Development’ by Susana Moreno-Fernández and Salwa El-Shawan Castelo-branco
  • ‘An Artistic Product of Globalised Singapore? The Damaru Pan-Indian Folk Drumming Ensemble’ by Jinxing (Gene) Lai
  • ‘The Burda: Reweaving the Mantle, Renovating Arab Music Tradition between Egypt and the Arab Levant’ by Maria M. Rijo Lopes Da Cunha

This volume also contains 4 book reviews, 4 audio reviews, and 3 film/video reviews.

The Yearbook for Traditional Music is a refereed scholarly journal which carries essays, reviews, and reports in the area of traditional music and dance research. Since 2019 it is published on ICTM's behalf by Cambridge University Press. The Yearbook was established in 1949 as the Journal of the International Folk Music Council. Since 2022 it is published twice a year, in July and December. All ICTM members in good standing have access to the Yearbook online and/or in printed form. 

If your printed copy has not arrived, please write to CUP at, and ask them to send a replacement copy.

For more information, please visit the Yearbook's home page