27th Annual FACP Conference

Date: 05 Nov 09 to 09 Nov 09
Venue: Kuala Lumpur

Main Themes:

Tourism Through Arts and Culture
The Enchantment of Islamic Music
The Role of Arts and Culture in times of recession

5 Nov ( Thursday )
9am Arrival and Registration of delegates ( Concorde Hotel, KL)
4pm Governors' Meeting ( Concorde Hotel, KL)
8.00pm Welcome Dinner at Saloma Theatre and cultural shows
6 Nov ( Friday )
Conference commences - 1st day
9.00am Opening Welcome Address by FACP Chairman, Mr. Hsu Po Yun
9.10am Welcome Address by Organising Chairman, Mr. Kok Kee Boon
9.15am Topic - "Tourism Through Arts and Culture" by Datuk Dr. Victor Wee, Chairman of Tourism Malaysia
9.45am Topic - "Sustainable Cultural Tourism" by Mr. Benedict Jimbau, Chairman of Sarawak Rain Forest World Music Festival from Borneo Island, East Malaysia
10.30am Q & A
10.45am Coffee Break
11.00am Topic - "Artistic Trends in South East Asia and their relationship to Western Practice" by Prof. Alistair Pearce, President of La Salle College of the Arts, Singapore
11.46am Q & A
1.00pm Lunch at Xin Cuisine, Concorde Hotel
2.30pm The Rising Stars Concert - Showcase Performance
5.00pm Tea Break
5.30pm Topic - "The Importance of Early Childhood Music Education" by Mr. Tetsuo Hojo, Director of Yamaha Music Foundation, Tokyo, Japan
7.30pm Awards Night - Dinner and Show at KL Shangri-La Hotel, Grand Ballroom
11.30pm KL By Night Tour - KL Golden Triangle and Bintang Walk
7 November ( Saturday )
Conference continues - 2nd day
9am Topic- "The Enchantment of Islamic Music" (Maqam Music)
Panel speakers led by Mr. Hsu Po Yun
10.35am Tea Break
11am Topic - "Arts and Culture in Times of Recession" by Dr. Jing Jyi Wu
11.45am Topic - "Cultural Policies of Malaysia and other Asian countries"
Speaker from Ministry of Culture, Malaysia and others
12.30pm Lunch
2.00pm KL City Tour - Independence Square, Lake Garden, National Theatre, KLCC Twin Towers, Malaysian Philharmonic Concert Hall
6.00pm Shop and Dine at Suria, KLCC at own leisure
8.30pm Performance by Malaysian Philharmonic Orchestra or Performance by China XinJiang Song and Dance Ensemble "The Splendour of Xinjiang"
8 November ( Sunday )
Conference continues 3rd day
9.30am 2nd Governors' Meeting / AGM of FACP
11.00am Tea break
11.00am Business Networking Session
12pm Farewell lunch
Handing over the flag to CHIANG MAI , hosts of 2010 Conference
2.00pm Post Conference Tours (Optional)
- Penang UNESCO World Heritage City
- Melaka UNESCO World Heritage City
- Mulu National Park UNESCO Wolrd Heritage Site
- Kinabalu National Park UNESCO World Heritage Site
- Genting Highland Tour
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