International Council for Traditions of Music and Dance

A Non-Governmental Organization in Formal Consultative Relations with UNESCO

Final call for papers: Ninth symposium of the ICTM Study Group on Music and Dance in Southeastern Europe

Organised by the ICTMD Study Group on Music and Dance in Southeastern Europe, in co-operation with the “Folklore Archive of the Romanian Academy Institute in Cluj-Napoca” and “Babeș-Bolyai University - Student Folk Ensemble Mugurelul”.

Place and time

Cluj-Napoca, Romania, 21-27 October 2024.

The themes of this symposium

  1. Heritagization of music and dance in Southeast Europe: Museums, collections, archives, and copyrights
  2. Integration of traditional dance and/or music from southeast Europe in artistic performances: Old and new approaches for adaptation of local tradition for the stage
  3. The modes and contexts of transmission of music and dance traditions in 21st Century: Rehearsals, seminars, summer camps, and festivals, both in person and virtual methods