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The Korea Music Copyright Association (KMCA) has had a management monopoly on songwriters copyrights for the past 50 years. But in an effort to create competition and extend the rights of [music] creators, the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism gave the green light to the establishment of the Korean Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (KSCAP).
The problem isnt that we dont have museums the city is full of them but that we dont know about them. Even if we do, we dont feel particularly enthused to go there. To achieve a turnaround in this attitude, the Ministry of Culture launched a well-intentioned Museum Renewal Programme which included a Leadership Training Programme focusing on the development and training of in-service museum professionals so as to work in the areas of museum management, museum strategies and audience engagement.
Amid the changes of modern life, arts researchers are concerned that traditional activities could disappear. They are particularly worried about bai choi, a traditional musical game from the central coastal region.
To better support the local music sector, The Media Development Authority (MDA) and the National Arts Council (NAC) have consolidated their grant schemes for musicians with effect from 1 September 2014. MDAs previous funding support for the production of music album and EPs, participation in music festivals, and joint efforts with industry partners for specialised training, will now come under NACs purview.
Crear e integrar una red de agrupaciones musicales comunitarias que coadyuve a transformar el tejido social del país no es una labor sencilla, porque de manera fácil se puede tergiversar el objetivo primordial de ésta, y creer que nuestro objetivo es crear un reducido gremio de niños con talento musical, expresó Natalia Morelos, coordinadora académica de la Unidad de Agrupaciones Musicales Comunitarias (UAMC) del Sistema Nacional de Fomento Musical de Conaculta (SNFM).
The so-called Korean Wave of pop culture that seems to have taken the world by storm was set in motion two decades ago.The goal: to make Korea the worlds top exporter of pop culture.