Sabah Museum to host traditional music symposium
KOTA KINABALU: The Department of Sabah Museum and the International Council for Traditional Music (ITCM) Study Group on Performing Arts of Southeast Asia (PASEA) signed a memorandum of agreement (MoA) yesterday, to host the fifth Symposium of ICTM PASEA happening next year from July 16 to 22.
As the host, Sabah Museum will oversee the Local Arrangements Committee (LAC) and will publish the Proceedings of the Symposium.
The Symposium will be one of the major cultural events in the coming year, coinciding with Museum Day 2018 and the International Folklore Festival organised by the Sabah Cultural Board.
Based on previous symposia, approximately 200 participants including ICTM member paper presenters and students are expected to attend.
Sabah Museum deputy director Arif Abd Hamid (second left) exchanging documents with ICTM PASEA executive chairman Professor Dr Mohd Anis Md Nor after signing the MoA.