Oralities

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Project financed for three years: Culture Programme 2007-2013

Coordinator: Municipality of Évora, Portugal

Partners and co-organizers: Municipality of Idanha-a-Nova (Portugal); Municipality of Mértola (Portugal); Municipality of Ourense (Spain); Municipality of Ravenna (Italy); Municipality of Birgu (Malta); Municipality of Sliven (Bulgaria).

Objectives:


1. Enhancement of traditional culture and intangible heritage within a framework of innovation;

2. Promotion of intercultural dialogue and cooperation among partners according to a programme of actions about oral tradition, encompassing the various forms of communication, from verbal to musical sounds;

3. Transnational circulation of cultural and artistic agents, researchers, technical staff and institutional partners;

4. Interventions based on: memory, identity, sharing;

5. Three lines of action: 
Tours and Festivals of Traditional and Popular Music and 
Tours and Festivals of Ancient and Renaissance Music
 Oral Tradition, Cities of the Oral Tradition, Resource Center of the Oral Tradition;

6. Project implementation focuses on the oralities within tradition and modernity, with the aim of Life Stories, Folk Tales, Songbooks, Romance Books, Traditional Music and Early and Renaissance Music.

Oralities project website