Myanmar-Manipur conference on conservation of cultural heritage will be held at Chorus Repertory Theatre in Imphal, Manipur from November 23 to 25, 2015 organised by Imasi Maharaj Kumari Binodini Devi Foundation.
The Conference will bring together artists and scholars from Myanmar and Manipur to discuss the challenges and issues of cultural heritage conservation. It is open to the public but seating is limited and prior registration is required.
The event is organized in association with Laihui and supported by the Department of Tourism, Government of Manipur; Asian Cultural Council of New York; and Chorus Repertory Theatre.
International participants- Dr. Shobhana Chelliah (US) on Old Manipuri dance, Dr. Pyiet Phyo Kyaw (Myanmar) on Bagan architecture, sculpture and art, Grace Szh (Myanmar) on Film and Cultural Conservation, U Thaw Kaung (Myanmar) on Myanmar Manuscripts, Dr. Tin Maung Kyi (Myanmar) on Shamanic Performance, Francois Tainturier (France) on Shwe Nandaw Monastery Conservation, Kathryn Deyell (Australia) on Reclamation of Tangkhul Culture Jessie English and Eric Feigenbaum (US), Documentation.