Not only to preserve, but also revive

2. December 2013
In saturday, 20th november 2013 in Vojvodina Slovak Cultural Institute was organized IX. Conference of Slovak music in Vojvodina.

This year's conference spoke abouth the importance of music and ethnological research.

Conference was attended by about 20 participants from different areas (Aradač, Bačka Palanka, Bački Petrovac, Lug, Novi Sad, Pivnica, Selenča).

Presenters were international experts on issues of music and ethnology Prof.PaedDr.Bernard Garaj, CSc., dean of Faculty of Philology, University of Constantine the Philosopher in Nitra, Prof. PhDr. Jan Botik, DrCSc, from the department of Etnology and Etnomusicology of Faculty of Philology, University of Constantine the Philosopher in Nitra, Prof.PhDr. Marta Botikova, CSc., Head of the Department of ethnology and museology Comenius University in Bratislava and Dr. Anna Kovačova, director of The Research Institute of Nationwide Slovak government in Hungary.

After the conference, the attenders move into the buiding of Radio Novi Sad, where was organized concert of Viliam Bifuš Bystry´s music work.

At the concert sung Ludmila Berediova Stupavski and Jaroslava Benkova Vlček. The piano played Marek Stupavski and Dina Šuklar and at violin Katarina Božić.

Several songs sung also Chamber Choir Musica Viva from Bački Petrovac and Male singing group Viliam Figuš Bystry from Padina.

Anna Margareta Valentová

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