Proceedings of the 1st International Conference on Language, Literature, Culture & Education 2014
ISBN 978-967-13140-0-5

Music: Its Relevance in The Nation's Cultural Policy and the Implication to National Development

Okeke Martha U.

Federal College of Education, Enugu State, Nigeria


A policy is a plan or course of action in directing the affairs of an individual or a group as chosen by them. Culture on the other hand refers to a set of knowledge, beliefs, customs, traditions and skills that are available to the members of a society music is an aspect of our culture and this paper entitled "Music, its relevance in the nation's cultural policy and implications to national developmentā€ discusses the music culture in a country, defined culture and examined the concept of development. Furthermore, it examined the importance of music in Nation's cultural policy, cultural manifestations, and implications to national development with conclusion and recommendations that would ensure a comprehensive cultural approach to national development.


music, cultural policy

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