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24 July 2013 - Digitization of Sudan folklore and traditional music archives

The Institute of African and Asian Studies (IAAS) of the University of Khartoum has finalized a project aiming at assessing the needs to safeguard the important collection of audio visual materials of traditional Sudanese Music housed in the Folklore and Traditional Music Archives of the University of Khartoum. Through a financial assistance of US$12,167 by the Intangible Cultural Heritage Fund, an action plan for the management and preservation of the Archives has been set up.

The Folklore and Traditional Music Archives constitute a valuable