New technologies can help save ancient culture and music

Mining, Media and Development Fellow Gabriel Bego, National Broadcasting Corporation, Papua New Guinea, interviews Dr Kirsty Gillespie for ABC Radio Australia.

Published 24/9/2013

While new technology is seen as a threat to traditional cultures the world over it also provides an opportunity to help preserve the cultures for their future generations.

Dr Kirsty Gillespie is an ethno-musicologist has studied music and culture in the remote Lake Kopiago region in the highlands and the Lihir Island in New Ireland province in Papua New Guinea.

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