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Scientific research on neglected areas of Polish music and dance.


The programme is addressed to Polish and foreign researchers who want to carry out scientific research on neglected and overlooked areas of Polish music or dance in Poland and abroad. Subjects are declared to the Institute directly by the researchers applying to the programme and the effects of their work (musicological works, catalogues of artistic works, databases, reconstructed compositions, sources studies, etc.) will be transmitted to the Institute for further publication.

The readiness to take part in the programme is declared to the Institute directly by the researcher or the group of researchers (maximum: 3 people).

Twenty-five percent of the 2016/17 edition’s budget shall be earmarked for research devoted to the life and work of Feliks Nowowiejski.

The 6th edition of the programme is held from 1 October 2016 to 31 July 2017. The deadline for submission of applications is 5 September 2016. The commission will qualify projects on or before 30 September 2016.
List of qualified projects will be published at the Institute’s website on or before 30 September 2016.

Signed applications with attachments should be sent to the Institute to the following address: Instytut Muzyki i Tańca, ul. Fredry 8, 00-097 Warszawa, with the note on the envelope: Wniosek do programu Muzyczne białe plamy [Application to the Programme “Blank Pages of Music”] on or before 5 September 2016 (the commission will look at the stamp date) as well as by e-mail (a scan of a signed application and of Annex A) to on 5 September 2016 at the latest.


100 000 PLN


Andrzej Kosowski – Director of Institute of Music and Dance
Joanna Szymajda – Deputy Director of Institute of Music and Dance


Programme launched, during 5th edition. From a 35 applications The Selection Board has chosen 10 projects to be carried out in the 6th Edition of the Programme (23 September 2016)