Sunday, 20 November 2011

IMC award

IMC Musical Rights Awards
Thanks to the nomination by ISME, the Project titled "Teaching
Cantonese Opera in Hong Kong Schools" was selected by an international
panel of the International Music Council (IMC) to receive one of the
Musical Rights Awards 2011. The Awards aim to encourage international
organization to promote the five musical rights advocated by the IMC,
the right for all children and adults
     - to express themselves musically in all freedom
     - to learn musical languages and skills
     - to have access to musical involvement through participation,
listening, creation, and information
. the right for musical artists
     - to develop their artistry and communicate through all media,
with proper facilities at their disposal
     - to obtain just recognition and remuneration for their work
The Presentation Ceremony was held at the 4th IMC World Forum on Music
held in Tallinn, Estonia on 27 September 2011. Judy Thönell, ISME
Secretary General and Bo Wah Leung, Project Leader attended the
ceremony and received the award.

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