THE MINISTRY OF CULTURE OF THE REPUBLIC OF TUVA
(International Scientific Center «Khoomey»)
The VIIth International Ethnomusicological Symposium
«Khoomey (throat singing) is a cultural phenomenon
of the peoples of Central Asia»
On the occasion of the preservation and deep research of the traditions of performing different techniques of throat singing, we are pleased to invite you to the VIIth International Ethnomusicological Symposium «Khoomey (throat singing) is a cultural phenomenon of the peoples of Central Asia» (further – Symposium), which will take place at the Center of Tuvan culture in Kyzyl, the Republic of Tuva.
The symposium will be held in June 22-24, 2018, at 10:00 am.
Participants are expected to present their papers personally. Presentations will be grouped into three thematic sections:
Throat singing of the peoples of Central Asia: The question of interconnections;
Traditional customs and rituals of the peoples of Central Asia: Research, development, and prospects;
Regional studies of the traditional musical culture of southern Siberia.
All accepted abstracts and papers (articles) after review will be published in a compilation of the proceedings of the Symposium.
The registration fee for symposium participants is $100 (5600 rubles), payable upon arrival and registration in Kyzyl. This fee includes the access to all competitions and symposium events, excursions, exhibitions and the copy of the symposium proceedings.
To participate in the symposium, please send a completed registration form, abstract, and your final contribution by March 30, 2018, to firstname.lastname@example.org, or by post to the following address:
International Scientific Center «Khoomey»
Lenin str. 7, Kyzyl, Republic of Tuva
Russian Federation 667000
Important dates (deadlines):
June 21, 2018: deadline for registration of participants;
June 22 – June 24, 2018: Symposium dates
www.khoomey.ru for additional information
of the VIIth International Ethnomusicological Symposium (PDF)