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Extra! Final Event & EMC Annual Conference 2009

Thursday, 23 April 2009

18:00                 Registration
19:30                 Welcome and Opening of Conference
                      Mr. Zavos (President IMEPO),
                      Prof. Ismene Kriari-Katrani (Panteion University – Hellenic 
                      National Commission for UNESCO)
                      Ruth Jakobi (EMC, Secretary General), 
                      Kyriakos Kalaitzides (President, En Chordais)

20:00                Welcome by the Working Group Youth
20:45                Welcome Reception

Friday, 24 April 2009

09:30-11:00    Integration, Assimilation, Identity: Key Issues to be 
                     Umayya Abu-Hanna (Cultural Diversity Advisor of the Finnish 
                     National Gallery‘s Research Department),
                     Nikos Papastergiadis (Professor at the University of Melbourne)
                     Moderator: Christos Carras (B & M Theocharakis Foundation)

11:00-11:30     Coffee break

11:30-13:00   Panel on ExTra! Project Activities & Introduction of
                         "Music in Motion. Diversity and Dialogue in Europe"
                    (ExTra! Publication) 
                    Marie-Hélène Serra, Frédérique Chabaud, Rainer Praschak,
                    Emmanuelle Perrone, Kyriakos Kalaitzidis, Eva Sæther
                    Moderator: Simone Dudt (ExTra! Project Manager)

13:00-15:00     Lunch break

15:00-16:30   Music Education as an Integration Factor for Immigrant
                         Populations in Europe
                    Eva Sæther (Malmö Academy of Music),
                    Athanasios Papazaris (Hellenic Pedagogical Institute),
                    Gilles Delebarre (Cité de la Musique)
                    Moderator: Timo Klemettinen (EMC Chairman)

16:30-17:00     Coffee break

17:00 - 19:00 Introduction of "The Protection and Promotion of Musical  
– A Study Carried out for UNESCO by the 
                    International Music Council Silja Fischer (Secretary General, IMC),

                         Panorama on Migrant Cultures in Greece & France
 Samy Sadak (University of Aix en Provence),
                    Reguina Hatzipetrou-Andronikou (Ecole des Hautes Etudes en  
                    Sciences Sociales),
                    Dimitra Papastavrou (Aristotle University of Thessaloniki),
                    Moderator: Silja Fischer (Secretary General, IMC)

20:00              Concert and Reception by UNESCO Commission
                    "Brotherhood" – Vocal ensemble from Albania / Musicians from
                     Iraqi Kurdistan

Saturday, 25 April 2009

9:30-11:00     Traditional Music and the Media 
                    George Mouchtarides (Director Kosmos FM of Hellenic 
                    National Radio),
                    Kurt Danner (International Music and Media Centre, IMZ) ,
                    Peter Rantasa (Music Information Center Austria, IMC Vice
                    Moderator: Stef Coninx (Secretary of IAMIC & EMC Board

11:00-11:30     Coffee break

11:30-13:00     ExTra! and the Political Context:
                           Political Strategies on the Inclusion of Migrant Cultures on
                           Local, National and European Level 
                      Katérina Stenou (Director, Division of Cultural Policies and
                      Intercultural Dialogue, UNESCO),
                      Erna Hennicot-Schoepges (Member of the European
                      Christian Höppner (Vice President of the German Arts Council
                      & EMC Board member)
                      Moderator: Ruth Jakobi (EMC, Secretary General)

13:00-15:00      Lunch break

15:00-16:30     Final Discussion
                      Rapporteurs from each session & summing up
                      Christos Carras, Simone Dudt, Ruth Jakobi, Timo Klemettinen, 
                      Stef Coninx
                      Moderator: Frédérique Chabaud (International Yehudi Menuhin

16:30-17:00      Coffee break

17:00-19:00     Parallel Meetings:
                      National Music Councils
                      Music Organisations
                      Greek Music Organisations
                      Working Group Youth

20:00                 Sightseeing Tour and Farewell Dinner

Sunday, 26 April 2009

9:30-11:00       EMC Annual Meeting

11:00-11:30     Coffee break

11:30-13:00     EMC Annual Meeting

13:00               Snack lunch and departure


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