The 8th International Conference on Arts and Humanities (ICOAH) 2021 was successfully concluded on 21st – 22nd September 2021 in Virtual Platform under the theme “HEALTH IN THE ARTS AND HUMANITIES”. The conference was organized by The International Institute of Knowledge Management (TIIKM), Sri Lanka in collaboration with Faculty of Fine Arts, Concordia University, Faculty of Music, Universiti Teknologi MARA, Malaysia as the co-hosting partners, Faculty of Human and Social Sciences, University of Algarve, Portugal, Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman, Malaysia, as academic partners and CIAC Research Center, Portugal, Sri Lanka Convention Bureau as strategic partners.
The conference provided an opportunity for delegates to share their valuable knowledge and experience in Art and Humanity field from various perspectives. Moreover, the conference welcomed 100+ Participants from 25+ Countries around the world, including the Philippines, Spain, Canada, Malaysia, Australia, Indonesia, Sri Lanka, India, South Africa, Singapore, UAE, United States, China, Portugal, Taiwan, United Kingdom, Vietnam, and Thailand.
ICOAH 2021 comprised of Ten (10) Technical Sessions, a Keynote forum, Plenary speeches Interactive Workshops, Storytelling Sessions, and Networking & Cultural Sessions including a Digital Solo Art Show, A Live Coding, and Soundscape Performance. The conference had representation from every continent and region across the world, to share views and ideas on ICOAH, network with international colleagues, and made the conference a meaningful the full opportunity for engagement.