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Conference Program

Tradition for Tomorrow - Conference program


Wednesday 20 August


Location: Hof Cultural Center


16:00 - 20:00  Registration (foyer)

20:30 - 22:30+ Gala Opening Concert (main hall) and Welcoming address: Illugi Gunnarsson, Minister of Education, Science and Culture. 


 

Thursday 21 August

Transport from hotels to University of Akureyri (conference venue)
8:30 - Bus leaves from Sćluhús and then it will stop at Hótel Akureyri, then in Town-center, in front of 66 North shop at Skipagata, and last at Icelandair hotel.


Location: University of Akureyri
, main building (open from 08:30)

9:00 - 10:00 Keynote Presentation: Egil Bakka: Politics, expertise and Practice - Dynamics in the Safeguarding of Intangible Cultural Heritage (conference hall N101)

10:00 - 10:30 Coffee break (foyer)

10:30 - 11:30 Session 1a (Room M101) and Session 1b (Room M 202)

11:30 - 11:40 Short break

11:40 - 12:40 Session 1a (Room M101)and  Session 1b (Room M 202)

12:10 Faroese dance (foyer)

12:40 - 13:30 Lunch (Foyer) Music at the Conference Bar: Kristian Blak & Angelika Nilsen (FO) (Room N102)

13:30 - 14:30 Keynote Presentation: Sofia Joons: Community-Grounded Revival of Traditional Estonian-Swedish Music in Ormsö Island (N 101 conference hall)

14:30 - 14:40 Short break

14:40 - 15:10 Breakout Sessions (Rooms N201 N 202 N203 and M 203 on the second floor)

15:10 - 15:40 Session 2a (Room M101) og Session 2b (Room M 102)

15:40 - 16:00 Coffee break (foyer)

16:00 - 17:00 Session 2a (Room M101) og Session 2b (Room M 102)

17:00 - 18:00 Conference bar: Ballad Session for Nickelharpa players and Open Mike (Room N102)



Friday 22 August

Transport from hotels to University of Akureyri (conference venue)
8:30 - Bus leaves from Sćluhús and then it will stop at Hótel Akureyri, then in Town-center, in front of 66 North shop at Skipagata, and last at Icelandair hotel.

Location: University of Akureyri, main building (open from 08:30)

9:00 - 10:00 Keynote Presentation: Tom Sherlock: From Kitchen to Concert Hall: How Irish Traditional Music found an international audience (N 101 conference hall)

10:00 - 10:30 Coffee break (foyer)

10:30 - 11:30 Breakout Sessions (Rooms N201 N 202 N203 and M 203 on the second floor)

11:30 - 11:40 Short break

11:40 - 12:40 Session 3a (Room M101) and Sessions 3b (Room M102)

12:40 - 13:30 Lunch (foyer) Event: Short film viewing at the Festival Bar, "Scan America" (Room N102)

13:30 - 14:30 Session 4a (Room M101) and Session 4b (Room M102)

14:30 - 14:40 Short break

14:40 - 15:40 Session 4a (Room M101) and Session 4b (Room M102)

15:40 - 16:00 Coffee break (foyer)

16:00 - 16:30 Session 4a (Room M101) and Session 4b (Room M102)

16:30 - 17:00 Breakout sessions (Rooms N201 N 202 N203 and M 203 on the second floor)

17:00 -18:00 Conference Bar: Ballad session for Kantele players and Open mike (Room N102)


 

Saturday 23 August

Transport from hotels to University of Akureyri (conference venue)
10:00 - Bus leaves from Sćluhús and then it will stop at Hótel Akureyri, then in Town-center, in front of 66 North shop at Skipagata, and last at Icelandair hotel.

Location: University of Akureyrimain building (open from 08:30)

10:30 - 11:30 Keynote Presentation: Kristiina Ilmonen: Imaginary field trips, improvisation and experimental art projects –Folk Music Pedagogy as means of safeguarding intangible heritage (conference hall N101):

11:30 - 12:40 Session 5a (Room M101) and Session 5b (Room M102)

12:40 - 13:30 Lunch (foyer) Event: Vefarinn dance group (IS) in the foyer

13:30 - 14:30 Breakout sessions (Rooms N201 N 202 N203 and M 203 on the second floor)

14:30 - 14:40 Short Break

14:40 - 15:40 Report from breakout sessions. Conclusions

15:40 - 16:00 Coffee break

16:00 - 17:00 Conference Bar: Ballad Session for Fiddlers and Open mike

17:00 - 18:00 Conference Bar: Ballad session with folk singers and Open mike 


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