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

ICHCAP Signed MOU with Seoul National University Asia Center

ICHCAP singed an MOU with Seoul National University Asia Center (the Asia Center) on June 20 to promote research and academic exchange in the ICH field in Asia. Since its...

Workshop on Safeguarding ICH through Education in Central Asia Held in Bishkek

A sub-regional meeting for safeguarding intangible cultural heritage (ICH) through formal and non-formal education in Central Asia was held at the Park Hotel in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan, from 18 to 19...

Call for Applications: Sahapedia-UNESCO Fellowship 2019

To provide enthusiasts, students, and scholars an opportunity to engage with and explore India’s rich cultural heritage, Sahapedia announced the third edition of its fellowship program. Sahapedia is a not-for-profit...

Call for Association of Critical Heritage Studies 2020 Participation

The Fifth Biennial Conference of the Association of Critical Heritage Studies (ACHS) will be held at University College London from 26 to 30 August in 2020. A call for participation...

Sumbi-sori Path, Life, and Beliefs of Women Divers in Jeju

“Sumbi-sori is the sound of pain and the sound of life,” said Yun-bok Kim, a native Jeju islander whose deceased mother dedicated her entire life as a haenyeo, a female...

ICH Requires a Macro-perspective Approach Focusing on Communities and Education

Ferdinand Tönnies (1855-1936), a German sociologist known for his 1887 book Gemeinschaft und Gesellschaft (Community and Society), expressed concerns that communities characterized by close personal interactions and solidarity were giving...


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