Choreomundus Alumni Conference


Thursday evening Welcome

An informal come-together for early arrivers at Trondheim Vandrerhjem
This will be taken in charge by the Choreomundus alumni association

Venue: Trondheim Vandrerhjem hostel

Friday, 26 August

Venue: Olavskvartalet, Kjøpmannsgata 48/Brattørgata, Trondheim 

9.00-10.30 Opening, Welcoming and Presentations

10.30-10.45 Coffee break

10.45-13.00 Students' and Alumni panels

Pascha Jirasakwittaya (Thailand), Brian Jay Ambulo (Philippines), Tsehaye Haidemariam (Ethiopia/Norway)
Intercultural dialogue

Ronald Kibirige, George Kitaka, Michael Nsibambi (all from Uganda), McDonald Maluwaja (Malawi) 
Dance as Intangible Cultural Heritage: Tracing the Relevance of the Past in the Present Among Indigenous Dance Communities of East Africa

Elisabeth Robinson (US), Thabile Noxolo Buthelezi (South Africa), Juan Filipe Miranda Medina (Peru)
Dance Performance as Knowledge

Eric Awuah, Senyo Okyere, Eric Yao Kemeh (all from Ghana)
Wogbe Jeke: Issues of heritage representation in Ghana


13.00-14.00 Lunch, by invitation from the Department of Music, NTNU


14.00-14.30 Tone Erlien (Norway), Sristi KC (Nepal), Antoni Durski (Poland/US)

My current job and occupation


14.30-16.00 Teachers' Roundtable

16.00-16.30 Coffee break

16.30-18.00 Choreomundus Alumni Roundtable


Saturday, 27 August

Venue: Ila Aktivitetshus, Ilevollen 15, 7018 Trondheim

9.00-13.00 Lecture demonstrations, workshops 

George Kitaka (Uganda), Oluwadamilare Samuel Adeyeri (Nigeria)
Michael Nsibambi, Ronald Kibirige (Uganda)
Nneamaka Augusta Igbonezim (Nigeria), McDonald Maluwaja (Malawi)

13.00-14.00 Lunch

14.00-18.00 Lecture demonstrations, workshops open to the city

A few video recordings from the archives of the Choreomundus Associate partners

Norwegian centre for traditional music and dance

Institute for Musicology at the Hungarian Academy of Sciences


Ana Stojanovic, Madli Teller, Spyridoula Lymniati
Dance Dialogues: Greece, Serbia and Estonia

Eric Awuah, Senyo Okyere (Ghana)
Ghanaian dance

Pascha Jirasakwittaya (Thailand), Sumedha Bhattacharyya (India)
Kathak-Lanna: Cultural Integration of story telling and martial arts 

Abdul Hadi Abu Nahleh (Jordan), Antoni Durski (Poland)
Break dance  & street dance 

Saturday evening party

Sunday Departure
Some options for excursions