Sabah Mu­seum to host tra­di­tional mu­sic sym­po­sium

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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.

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