The 9th of the traditional International Turkish Folk Culture Congress which has been firstly organized in 1975 by the General Directorate of Research and Development of Folk Cultures affiliated to our Ministry and which has been started to be organized in every 5 years since 1981, shall be organized in November 2017.
Sessions of the Congress;
I. General Topics
II. Turkish Folk Literature
III. Music, Dance and Entertainment in Turkish Folk Culture
IV. Traditions, Customs and Beliefs in Turkish Folk Culture
V. Tangible Cultural Assets in Turkish Folk Culture
VI. Efforts and studies on Intangible Cultural Heritage
The academics/scientists and experts wishing to participate in the Congress are required to apply via aragem.kultur.gov.tr and send their paper summaries between 10 July-21 August 2017. The summary of the paper shall be minimum 500 words (Turkish or English).