We invite entries of films, pertaining to any aspect of traditional music culture particularly instrumental music, song and dance from any country and any time period. Our objective is to showcase the folk musical heritage of an many different peoples, races and nationalities as possible through the medium of cinema. We believe that screening films from around the globe will foster cross-cultural understanding and give us the opportunity to learn from each other'smusical experience. We hope to draw attention to declining folk musical traditions anywhere in the world to encourage citizens to value their heritage and to prompt conservation efforts.
Music Museum of Nepal, for collection,
conservation and recording of Nepal’s waning musical heritage or for ongoing
music research and music dissemination
The Music Museum of Nepal, Tripureshwor, has
made an open call to filmmaker to submit their films for
a competition that is scheduled to be held during the Sixth International
Folk Music Film Festival.
The objective of the festival is to help
conserve the endangered folk music and culture of Nepal.
There are two different categories—short (up
to 30 minutes) and long (31 to 90 minutes)—in which filmmakers can compete. The
films should be either in English or Nepali language. Films made in both
digital and celluloid formats are accepted.
Entry forms are available at the head office
of the museum in Tripureshwor. The deadline for submission is July 31.
Interested filmmakers are required to mail their entries to
firstname.lastname@example.org. The festival is scheduled to start from
November 24 and will go on till November 26.
Music Museum of Nepal, Kathmandu hosted the first, second, third & fourth International Folk Music Film Festival in 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014 and join us this year and share our enjoyment. 26th -29th November 2015.