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

2019 Auckland Diwali Festival to be Held in Oct

Auckland’s Queen Street and Aotea Square will be transformed into a colorful and mouth-watering spectacle when Auckland Diwali Festival takes place on 12 and 13 October. Bright lights, energetic dance...

2019 Summer Folklore Institute Building Capacity for Safeguarding Intangible Cultural Heritage Held in Guangzhou

From 12 to 19 July, the 2019 Summer Folklore Institute: Building Capacity for Safeguarding Intangible Cultural Heritage was held in Guangzhou, China. The institute was co-hosted by the Institute of...

“Education with ICH”: A Meeting to be Held to Enhance ICH Education in Asia-Pacific

ICHCAP will hold a meeting to enhance ICH education in the Asia-Pacific region from 28 to 30 August at the National Intangible Heritage Center in Jeonju, Korea. The meeting is...

Significance of the Month of Shrawan in Nepal

The Nepali annual calendar is full of life and filled with celebrations and festivals enjoyed by communities from different castes, ethnicities, and religions. Shrawan (July/August), the fourth month of the...

Call for Applications: WIPO’s Training and Mentoring Program on Intellectual Property for Women Entrepreneurs from Indigenous Peoples and Local Communities

WIPO is launching the “Project-Based Training and Mentoring Program on Intellectual Property for Women Entrepreneurs from Indigenous Peoples and Local Communities” (the Program). Through this Program, candidates will learn how...

2019 ICH Field School with APHEN-ICH members Forthcoming in Korea

ICHCAP will host the ‘APHEN-ICH Intangible Cultural Heritage Field School’ in cooperation with Korea National University of Cultural Heritage(KNUCH) from 16 to 23 August 2019 in Buyeo, Republic of Korea....


Related Sites

ICH Courier

A new life enters a community, and to celebrate and commemorate the new arrival to the community, many groups have developed rituals and ceremonies. In volume 39, we look at birthing traditions of communities in the Republic of Korea, India, the Philippines, and Palau. Read the articles 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