Sustainability of indigenous folk tales, music and cultural heritage through innovation
The aim of producing Bah Luj Production, four folk tales books accompanied by a compact disc of its narration, dialogs and music is to revitalize the folk tales, music and cultural heritage of the indigenous Semai by condensing them into an innovative resource package, tailored to appeal to the current generation’s consumer interests and lifestyles. The targeted audiences for the product are Malaysians, in particular the Semai community, as well as other local and international consumers. The purpose of this paper is to examine a practice-led approach toward considering the empowerment of selected culture bearers assisted by the intervention of researchers from the academia in facilitating the sustainability of indigenous cultural traditions in Malaysia.
Practice-led research, Digitalization, Cultural innovation, Indigenous folk tales, Intangiblecultural heritage
CHAN, Clare Suet Ching (2018) "Sustainability of indigenous folk tales, music and cultural heritage through innovation". In Journal of Cultural Heritage Management and Sustainable Development, Vol. 8 No. 3, pp. 342-361. https://doi.org/10.1108/JCHMSD-06-2017-0044