Tribal Music Asia:
Schedule of Events

           
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Schedule of Events

Presentation: This address highlights the vital importance of songs and ceremonies in traditional communities of the Golden Triangle through photos, recordings and film.

Photo Exhibit: Themed collections of images of traditional tribal culture from the hills of Laos, Myanmar/Burma, China and Thailand.

Museum Exhibition: Songs of Memory, Traditional Music of the Golden Triangle is a multi-media exhibition showcasing the musical heritage of the six major indigenous groups of the Golden Triangle – the Hmong, Mien, Lahu, Akha, Lisu, and Karen – through collections of musical instruments, clothing, photographs and documentary films.

Special Events: Concerts, Symposiums, Curator Walks

2017

15-18 July 2017
Multi-media Exhibition: Hmong Songs of Memory - Hmong Threads of Life
13th International Conference on Thai Studies
Connectivity, Conflict & Conundrums of Thai Studies

20-23 July 2017
10th International Convention of Asia Scholars
ASEAN - One Vision, One Identity, One Community
Chiang Mai University & IIAS, Netherlands

16 December – 30 April 2017
Multi-media Exhibition:Hmong Songs of Memory, Hmong Threads of Life
Tamarind Village
Chiang Mai, Thailand

2016

16 December 2016
Book and Film Launch: Hmong Songs of Memory
Tamarind Village
Chiang Mai, Thailand

7-8 March 2016
Photo Exhibit: The Splendor of Myanmar’s Traditional Arts
Curated by Victoria Vorreiter
A Collaboration between the Universities of Mandalay and Chiang Mai
Mandalay University Research Center
Mandalay, Myanmar

2-3 January 2016
Presentation and Exhibit: Hmong Threads of Life
International Hmong Symposium
Hmong Association of Thailand and Hmong National Organization of Minnesota
Chiang Mai University
Chiang Mai, Thailand

2015

17 - 21 December 2015
Presentation and Exhibit: Cultural Crossroads of the Golden Triangle
Communication/Culture and Sustainable Development:
Challenges for a New Generation
Chiang Mai University
Chiang Mai, Thailand

24-25 July 2015
Photo Exhibit: Hands in the Earth, Souls in the Heavens: The Living Legacy of the Mountain Peoples of Myanmar
International Symposium, "Burma/Myanmar in Transition"
Chiang Mai University, Thailand
Chiang Mai, Thailand

2-3 March 2015
Presentation and Exhibit: Reach Back, Reach Deep, Reach Out
International Symposium
"Partnerships for Change"
Chulalonghorn University
Bangkok, Thailand

2014

23-25 August 2014
Photo Exhibit: From the Hands of the Hills: Traditional Textiles from the Golden Triangle
International Conference, "Cloth, Culture, & Development"
Chiang Mai University, Thailand
Chiang Mai, Thailand

8–12 March 2014
Photo Exhibit and Presentation: Majesty in the Mountains
23rd Annual Conference
Human Dignity & Humiliation Studies
“Returning Dignity”
Chiang Mai University
Chiang Mai, Thailand

15-16 February 2014
Photo Exhibit: Majesty in the Mountains
International Conference, “Transforming Societies in Asia and the Pacific”
Chiang Mai University, Thailand
Chiang Mai, Thailand

2013

4–7 April 2013
Photo Exhibit: Colors of the North: Portraits from the Golden Triangle
Lanna World Music Festival
Chiang Mai, Thailand

2012

20 December 2012
Presentation: Documentary screening of “Between Memory and Myth: A Three-Day Mien Wedding.”
Traditiona Arts & Ethnology Centre (TAEC)
Luang Prabang, Laos


13 May - 9 September 2012
Museum Exhibition: Songs of Memory, Traditional Music of the Golden Triangle
East-West Center Gallery
Honolulu, Hawai'i

May 2012
Interview: Hawaii Public Radio
Victoria speaks with Noe Tanigawa about the tribal music of SE Asia, highlighted in her Songs of Memory exhibition at the East-West Center in Honolulu. (4 minutes)
Honolulu, Hawai'i

Hawaii Public radio

2011

30 May 2011
Presentation: Songs of Memory
Royal Geographical Society,
Hong Kong

2010

October 2010
Exhibition: Colors of the North: Portraits of the Golden Triangle
Music and Arts Festival 2010
Anantara Resort
Chiang Rai, Thailand

18 May 2010
Presentation and Book Launch: Songs of Memory: Traditional Music of the Golden Triangle
Monument Books
Vientiane, Lao P.D.R.

February – April 2010
Tribal Wisdom Symposium: Sharing and Preserving Traditional Knowledge
An Interdisciplinary Conference, Demonstrations, Curator Walks, Concerts, Food Festival

Chiang Mai Arts and Cultural Centre 
Chiang Mai, Thailand

December 2009 - July 2010
Photo Exhibit: Patterns, Passages & Prayers
Tamarind Village Hotel
Chiang Mai, Thailand
Photo Exhibit Announcement

2009

December 2009
Guest Speaker: The Importance of Sacred Sounds in the Lives of Traditional Peoples
The Road to Mandalay Cruise
Irrawaddy River, Myanmar

1 November 2009
Book Launch: Songs of Memory: Traditional Music of the Golden Triangle
Suriwong Book Centre
Chiang Mai, Thailand

November 2009
Photo Exhibit: People with Hats, Traditional Peoples of the Golden Triangle
Suriwong Book Centre
Chiang Mai, Thailand

16 June 2009
Presentation: Songs of Memory: Traditional Music of the Golden Triangle
The Siam Society
Bangkok, Thailand

April - July 2009
Museum Exhibition: Songs of Memory: Traditional Music of the Golden Triangle
Jim Thompson Art Center
Bangkok, Thailand

22 February 2009
Presentation: The Transformative Power of Music
Worldwide Holistic Healing Seminar
Chiang Mai, Thailand

2008

June 2008
Interview: National Public Radio, “Worldview” with Jerome McDonald
Victoria explores the songs and ceremonies of the Golden Triangle, as seen at an exhibit of her photos and films at
The Golden Triangle Gallery in Chicago. (52 minutes)
Chicago, Illinois

World View interview 2008

May 2008
Gala Reception and Fundraiser for ‘The Music of the Golden Triangle’ Project
Exhibit of Photographs and Documentary Films
Golden Triangle Antique Gallery
Chicago, Illinois

2004

Film Screening: The Music of Morocco and the Cycles of Life
National Geographic Society
Washington, D.C.

2003

November 2003
Film Screening: The Music of Morocco and the Cycles of Life
The Fabric of Moroccan Life
National Museum of African Art
Smithsonian Institute
Washington, D.C.

July 2003
Film Screening: The Music of Morocco and the Cycles of Life
National Folklore Festival
Marrakech, Morocco

2002

July 2002
Film Screening: The Music of Morocco and the Cycles of Life
Essaouira Music Festival
Essaouira, Morocco

July 2002
Film Screening: The Music of Morocco and the Cycles of Life
Hosted by the American Consulate
ANFA Cultural Center
Casablanca, Morocco

April 2002
Film Screening: The Music of Morocco and the Cycles of Life
The Fabric of Moroccan Life Exhibition
Indianapolis Museum of Art
Indianapolis, Indiana

February 2002
Interview: National Public Radio, “Worldview” with Jerome McDonald
Victoria considers the importance of traditional music in Morocco, which can be experienced in her documentary film "The Music of Morocco and the Cycles of Life," premiering at the Chicago Cultural Center. (30 minutes)
Chicago, Illinois

World View interview 2002

January 2002
Photo Exhibit: Tea in the Sahara
John T. Richardson Library
DePaul University
Chicago, Illinois

7 January 2002
Film Premiere: The Music of Morocco and the Cycles of Life
Hosted by the Chicago Casablanca International Sister Cities Committee
G.A.R. Hall, the Chicago Cultural Center
Chicago, Illinois

2001

Film Screening: The Music of Morocco and the Cycles of Life
Escambiar Film Festival
Toulouse, France

1998

Fall 1998
Children’s Concert Series: Galaxy of Music
Victoria Vorreiter, Director
Columbia College
Chicago, Illinois

This archival project is supported by the generosity of the following sponsors:

Marsha & Philip Dowd
The Jim Thompson Foundation
Tamarind Village Chiang Mai The golden Triangle Antique gallery, Chicago Tilleke & Gibbins International, Ltd.
Siam Commercial Bank
The Frankel Family Foundation
 
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