This is a new LibGuide to help you find resources about the performing arts and cultural heritage of Ukraine.
The International Association of Music Libraries, Archives and Documentation Centres encourages and promotes the activities of music libraries, archives and documentation centres to support and facilitate the realization of projects in music bibliography, music documentation and music library and information science at national and international levels.
The following Congress Diary has reached us from Anna Pensaert (Cambridge University Library and the Pendlebury Library of Music, UK): Prague 2022 was my first in person congress as a Board member. In 2020 and 2021 the Board had been very busy meeting online, finding our place in and working our way through some very challenging times.
I have been contacted by Oleg Orishchenko, Director General and Artistic Director of Kharkiv National Academic Opera and Ballet Theater, with an urgent request. Mr. Orishchenko is asking for assistance to organize tours of the company. Since the end of April, the theatre has been relocated to Slovakia, due to the fact that Kharkiv is under constant attack from the Russian invaders. Kharkiv is the second largest city in Ukraine and is situated very close to the Russian border.
The first IAML Congress Diary from Prague reaches us from the Nederlandse Vereniging van Muziekbibliotheken (IAML Netherlands): Ongeveer 275 muziekinformatieprofessionals uit 27 landen kwamen van 24 tot 30 juli samen in de fraaie Tsjechische hoofdstad Praag voor het IAML-congres...