The International Council for Traditional Music (ICTM) is a UNESCO non-governmental organisation and one of the largest organisations for the study of traditional music and dance in culture. Its aims are "to further the study, practice, documentation, preservation and dissemination of traditional music, including folk, popular, classical and urban music, and dance of all countries."
The Irish National Committee of ICTM is one of thirty-three National Committees of ICTM. ICTM Ireland brings a local focus to the activities of ICTM and provides a regional forum for scholars of diverse musical traditions. This site serves as an information hub for those interested in the study of music, song, dance and ethnomusicology in Ireland.
Details for the ICTM Ireland 2015 Annual Conference are now available here.
Details for the Call for Papers for Ethnomusicology Ireland (peer reviewed journal from ICTM Ireland) is available here.
The current edition of Spéis is now available for download here.
For general information and enquiries, contact Seán McElwain at firstname.lastname@example.org