Throughout the 16th ICA Congress several Malaysian cultural activities are being held in room 301 KLCC, Kuala Lumpur. These include demonstrations on Dikir Barat (Malay traditional dance) and Traditional Theatre called Wayang Kulit (Shadow Play).
This 16th ICA Congress is nearing its end. But what about the next Congress, in 2012 in Brisbane, Australia? The Flying Reporters met with Margaret Kenna, Project Director of 2012 ICA Congress in Brisbane, Australia to find out what is in store for the coming Congress.
ICA AtoM is a web-based archival description software that is based on International Council on Archives (ICA) standards. ICA AtoM is free, open-source software. It is multi-lingual and supports multi-repository collections. "AtoM" is an acronym for "Access to Memory".
The National Archives of Malaysia proudly organized a special function for all National Archivists at the 16th ICA Congress with His Royal Highness DYMM Tengku Syed Sirajuddin Ibni Al-Marhum Tuanku Syed Putra Jamalullail, The Raja of Perlis and Her Royal Highness DYMM Tuanku Fauziah binti Almarhum Tengku Abdul Rashid, The Raja Perempuan Perlis.
Tomorrow afternoon ICA president Lorenz Mikoletzky will preside over the launch a new product from the ICA, Principles and Functional Requirements for Records in Electronic Office Environments. Come to the KLCC level 3 hallway at 3:40 pm to learn more about this milestone effort by ICA members.
Joget Dance: Joget is the most popular traditional dance in Malaysia. It is normally performed at cultural festivals, weddings, and other social functions. The joget involves two people with quick steps following the tempo of the music. The Joget often serves as the finale for any cultural shows so as to enlighten the excitement of audience (and especially tourists.)