What We Do

Information Sharing

ICHCAP collects and publishes information about intangible cultural heritage to raise awareness about the importance of safeguarding this heritage. We also develop digital and print materials and support performances, exhibitions,...

Network Building

Our Centre establishes networks among communities, groups, and individuals to help transmit and share intangible cultural heritage and strengthens cooperative networks among NGOs, research institutes, and government organizations regionally and...

Raising Awareness

To promote community participation and enhance public awareness about intangible cultural heritage, we produce a variety of publications, including the ICH Courier, an e-newsletter, translations of UNESCO publications into Asia-Pacific...


RECENT NEWS

Visiting the Boysun District, a Representative Cultural Space

Nestled in the southeastern mountains of Uzbekistan, Boysun developed into a cultural hub over centuries, since the age of the ancient Silk Road. Given its long history and outside influence...

Call for Applications: The 2019 Cultural Partnership Initiative Program

ICHCAP’s 2019 Cultural Partnership Initiative (CPI) Program is now open for applications from six young ICH professionals of the Asia-Pacific region. The CPI Program is a five-month residential program from...

2019 Gijisi Tug-of-War Festival Held

2019 Gijisi Tug-of-War Festival was held from 11 to 14 April at the Gijisi Juldarigi Museum and in areas around Gijisi in Dangjin City, Chungcheongnam Province. ICHCAP participated as a...

ICHCAP Will Host an International Seminar on ICH and Higher Education in May 2019

ICHCAP will host an international seminar, ‘ICH Pedagogy: Status and Challenges in the Asia-Pacific Region in Reference to UNESCO’s Overall Results Framework,’ at the National Museum of Korea, Seoul, on...

Call for Applications: Summer Course for Mongolian Literature, Culture, and Tradition

The Institute of Language and Literature of the Mongolian Academy of Sciences (ILL), in collaboration with Northwest Minzu University of Nationalities, Lanzhou, Gansu, China, announces a call for application for...

Salburuun—Traditional Hunting Games of Kyrgyz People

Salburuun is a traditional Kyrgyz hunting game with a long history. Traditionally, salburuun comes from the nomadic tradition of protecting herds from wolves. Moreover, Kyrgyz people have a long tradition...


Related Sites

ICH Courier

Regardless of culture, religion, or world view, one universality of life is death. The ways in which various cultures and communities mourn or celebrate death could not be more different. In volume 38 of the ICH Courier, we look ICH related to the funeral ceremonies in Asia-Pacific communities. Articles and downloads are available on the ICH Courier website.

e-Knowledge Center

ICHCAP has uploaded some of its project outcomes on our e-Knowledge Center website. Here, you can find multimedia materials and electronic versions of many ICHCAP publications.

ICHCAP's Online Community

ICHCAP operates an online community for communication in various networks to safeguard intangible cultural heritage. The online community also includes information on intangible heritage specialists and group and organization directories.


COOPERATIVE PARTNERS

National Intangible Heritage Center

National Intangible Heritage Center

CRIHAP, Category 2 Center

CRIHAP, Category 2 Center

IRCI, Category 2 Center

IRCI, Category 2 Center

Regional Research Centre for Safeguarding Intangible Cultural Heritage in West and Central Asia

Regional Research Centre for Safeguarding Intangible Cultural Heritage in West and Central Asia

Korean National Commission for UNESCO

Korean National Commission for UNESCO

UNESCO

UNESCO

Centro Regional para la Salvaguardia del Patrimonio Cultural Inmaterial de América Latina

Centro Regional para la Salvaguardia del Patrimonio Cultural Inmaterial de América Latina