Date:Thursday 22nd October Time: 11.00h (CEST) Duration: 60m
This is an hour long session. It is the first get-together of the Pan indigenous WOMEX community post COVID. With an announcement of the pre-recorded indigenous conversations coming up the next day.
This will be an online session delivered by Digital WOMEX20. Co-ordinated by Aotearoa, NZ
Register for this Event - www.womex.com
AOTEAROA, NZ | SAMOA | AUSTRALIA | WEST PAPUA | CANADA | WALES | SCOTLAND
PHOTO CREDIT: ERIC NIEUWLAND.
Trail blazing the new Dawn
This is a Special Edition session hosted by cultural organisations of Aotearoa, NZ with the support of Digital WOMEX (Piranha Arts). This is an open session available to all peoples of indigenous and non-indigenous heritage to join the conversations this includes all WOMEX delegates. It is a free event please register to firstname.lastname@example.org
Date: Friday 23rd October Time: 11.00-14.00h (CEST) Duration: 240m approximately Digital Platform: YouTube; pre-recorded, Zoom; Livestreaming
Indigenous aspirations go on the table * Negotiating indigeneity - culture, identity and politics * Empowering innovation for Indigenous people * Maintaining the song tradition - can we keep it going?
Introducing a series of pre-recorded indigenous conversations along with live streamed conversations show casing cultural expression, cultural narrative and building cross cultural collaborations.
WOMEX Global Indigenous Conversation
Presented by: Horizons Cymru Wales at Digital WOMEX 2020 programme
Wales / Scotland / Canada Music, indigenous languages, global emergencies and me
In a discussion chaired Songlines editor Jo Frost, Lisa Jên of 9Bach (Wales), ShoShona Kish (Canada), Gareth Bonello The Gentle Good (Wales)and Brìghde Chaimbeul (Scotland) talk about colonisation, climate change, music and indigenous languages in the context of Covid-19, and look ahead to UNESCO International Decade of Indigenous Languages.
Produced by Neuadd Ogwen as part of Horizons at WOMEX and in association with Neuadd Ogwen’s new festival of indigenous languages, Gŵyl Mawr y Rhai Bychain, and the World Music Pan-Indigenous Network.
Go to: https://www.horizonsatwomex.com/
Brought to you by Wales Art International: Eluned Haf
Conversations you can listen to in your own time
Aotearoa, New Zealand Urbanism and Activism in Contemporary Indigenous Music-Making Speaker: Horomona Horo - Maori Musician, Composer, performer Taonga Puoro. Interviewed by: Emere Wano - Festival Director WOMAD NZ
Australia Maintaining cultural practice in contemporary music Speakers: Zessie Llloyd, Shellie Morris - Singer, Songwriters, cultural practitioners of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander music
West Papuan Music of Activism Speaker: Ronny Ato Bual Kareni - Activist, Rize of the Morning Star, writer
Wales Developing new ways recognising valuing traditions for rising generations Speakers: Danny Kilbride - Musician, CEO TRAC Wales a Welsh folk development organisation Cross cultural conversations with our celtic, Maori and first nations movers and shakers
Aotearoa, NZ / Canada Indigenous Women Influencing the Industry Speakers: Mihirangi Mai - Maori performer, composer with ShoShona Raven of Digging Roots, a Activist, an WOMEX 18 award winner
Wales / Scotland A Conversation about Culture, Celts & Celebration A perspective from first-ish peoples Speakers: Katch Holmes organiser of the Knockengorroch Festival a 2018 WOMEX Jury Samurai with Danny KilBride a musician, performer and CEO TRAC Wales a Welsh folk music organisation
World Music Indigenous Conversations - WOMEX 20
Indigenous music practitioners share knowledge about song traditions, identity, breaking down barriers, decolonising and debunking colonial perspectives.
Livestreaming Three Indigenous conversations
AOTEAROA NZ | WALES | THE PACIFIC
Maes B is seen by the Welsh Government as an event to persuade young people to use or learn the language. Aotearoa, NZ and Scotland will join Moses as she shares what the Eisteddfod are doing to rejuvenate language for future generations.
* TRAC Wales is responsible for Folk Development for Wales - supports folk music & dance in Wales, and promotes Welsh traditional performing arts at home and internationally. * Rob Thorne showcased at WOMEX in 2018, he is a writer, composer of taonga puoro and anthropologist
* Posenai Mavega is NZ born Samoan and founder of Pacific Underground (c1993) producing contemporary performing art that reflects the group's Pacific Island heritage. * Peta Si'ulepa is also NZ born Samoan residing in Samoa and founder of the Samoan Jazz and Arts Festival combining 2 countries, one culture, one people, one language. * Kelly Kahukiwa is a traditional Maori speaker, composer, teacher, performer and saxophone player.
Friday 23rd October 2020
Conversation 1 11.00-11.15am (NZDT) 11.16-11.26am (Q&A) Topic: How Popular culture creates relevance for indigenous languages Speaker:Betsan Moses (Wales) CEO of Eisteddfod Genedlaethol - joining her Emere Wano (Aotearoa, NZ) Festival Director for WOMAD NZ, Katch Holmes (Scotland) organiser of the Knockengorroch Festival.
Conversation 2 11.30-11.45am (NZDT) 11.46-11.56am (Q&A) Topic: How do you put traditional music into a western context Speakers:Danny Kilbride (Wales) CEO of TRAC Wales and Rob Thorne (Aotearoa, NZ) composer and performer of taonga puoro.
Conversation 3 12.00pm-12.15am (NZDT) 12.16pm-12.26pm (Q&A) Topic: How can we colab, perform live and connect? Speakers:Posenai Mavaega, Kelly Kahukiwa (Aotearoa, NZ) and Peta Si'ulepa (Samoa).
Note: NZDT - The times are New Zealand Date Time Use this link to check your time zone https://www.timeanddate.com/worldclock/personal.html