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Note to editors:
The 2011 International Council of Traditional Music enters its sixth day on Monday, July 18, on Memorial Universitys St. Johns campus.
Some highlights of Mondays events that are open to the public are workshops in Chinese opera dance styles, Sámi and Inuit vocal styles and Newfoundland ugly stick making.
Keynote speaker Dr. Michelle Bigenho will present on The Intimate Distance of Indigenous Modernity in the Arts and Culture Centre. A retrospective of Maud Karpeles Newfoundland fieldwork is ongoing at the Music Resource Centre at the School of Music.
As well, Canadas Many Voices, an evening concert, will take place at the Arts and Culture Centre.
The 2011 ICTM conference will be touching down in venues on the St. Johns campus for seven electric days, bringing a kaleidoscope of singers, instrumentalists, dancers and scholars of international calibre with it. A biennial event, the world conference is the leading global venue for the presentation of new research in music and dance.
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