The deadline of the registration for the 8th International Symposium on Traditional Polyphony expired on 15 April, 2016; On 25 April Symposium Program Committee announced results of the discussion of abstracts.

55 scholars have been selected to participate in the 8th symposium to be held at Tbilisi State Conservatoire on 26-30 September, 2016; of these 32 foreign scholars from 17 countries of the world and 23 Georgian scholars.

International Research Center for Traditional Polyphony of Vano Sarajishvili Tbilisi State Conservatoire and the International Centre for Georgian Folk Song are pleased to announce that The scholars working on the problems of polyphony are invited to participate in the 8th International Symposium on Traditional Polyphony will be held on 26-30 September, 2016, in Tbilisi, Georgia.

Please, carefully read the TIMLINE section and pay

attention to the on-line form of CONFIRMATION OF ACCEPTANCE 

Call for papers of the 8th Symposium for Traditional Polyphony, Tbilisi, 26-30 September 2016

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Since 2011 the International Research Center for Traditional Polyphony of Tbilisi State Conservatory has been a member of the international organization – European Seminar in Ethnomusicology (ESEM). Since 2016 – a corporate member of the International Council for Traditional Music (ICTM).

IRCTP actively collaborates with both organizations.

In 2013 the Centre’s account on folk-musical and ethnomusicological life of Georgia was published in the April volume of the ICTM Bulletin