15th Early Childhood Music Education (ECME)
INTERNATIONAL SEMINAR, 9–13 July 2012,
Passing on the flame:
Reflecting on the Past
Envisioning towards the Future of Early Childhood Music Education
We would like to welcome you at the beautiful
Sunday: welcome reception: 19.00
Monday: start of the academic programme: 9.00
Monday evening: special event: Shadow play
The building of the
The academic programme will include 15 papers, 4 workshops and 18 posters. Each day there will be moments for singing together and moments for discussion groups. We will adjust the timetable to
Wednesday afternoon: excursion to the art Gallery, workshop Greek dances and diner at Paleokastritsa.
Paleokastritsa is located on the northwest coast of Corfu, 25 km from the airport and
Magnificent views are obtained from both the monastery and the hills above, particularly from the
Paleokastritsa is chiefly memorable for the exceptional scenery along with the superb beaches. The cool crystal waters are ideal for swimming, water sports, sailing and diving as it is the greatest point in the island
At the northern side lies the 12th century Monastery of Vergin Maria (Theotokos). The Monastery stands on a sheer hillside full of wild and olive trees facing the deep blue sea.
The monastery was founded in the 13th century, but there is little to been seen today which is more than 200 years old. Inside however, the modern building is an excellent example of Greek monastic architecture.
There is an arched inner courtyard, and a small museum with Byzantine and post-Byzantine icons. The view from the Monastery is superb, with in the foreground the boat of Odysseus.
Thursday evening: Conference diner with Greek music. By boat to:
Friday: Closing session: 13.00
We hope you will join us!
Margré van Gestel
Chair 2010-2012 Early Childhood Music Education (ISME)