Passing on the Tradition
Keeping musical legacies alive

  • event type: WOMEX 17 Conference Session
  • start date: 26 Oct 2017
  • end date: 26 Oct 2017
  • time: 16:00 - 17:00
  • city/area: Katowice
  • venue:Conference Room 1, International Congress Centre (ICC)
  • country: Poland
  • event submitted by: Piranha Arts

Chaired by Isabel Soffer (USA), director, Live Sounds / globalFEST; with Umair Jaffar (Pakistan/Canada), Aga Khan Museum,
Jody Ackland (UK/France), Atlantic Arc Productions; Husneddin Ato (Uzbekistan), OXUS Culture

This session is planned as an open conversation and invites a profound exchange and collaboration around the theme of how musical legacies are passed down through generations, keeping musical traditions alive, avoiding cultural appropriation and the music fields’ roles and responsibilities. The session will include many additional (panelists) speakers ‘from the floor’ including artists, managers, programmers, labels, media and others, to explore this important topic in depth and on many levels in a lively and inclusive format.

Come and join in a lively conversation and an in-depth exchange on a thriving topic of our time and scene.



Isabel SofferHusniddin AtoJody AcklandUmair Jaffar

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