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

Asia-Pacific ICH C2C Exhibition Held

An exhibition, titled 'Companions for Safeguarding ICH—Category 2 Centres in Asia-Pacific’, was held in Bogota, Colombia, 6 to 14 December 2019. As a side event of the 14th Intergovernmental Committee...

2020 Jeonju International Awards now Accepting Applications

The Jeonju International Awards for Promoting Intangible Cultural Heritage funded by the City of Jeonju is to encourage safeguarding practice of ICH in the global community regardless of nationality, ethnicity,...

Korean Mask Dance: An Exciting Comprehensive Folk Art

The Cultural Heritage Administration selected 'mask dance of Korea' as its 2020 nomination for UNESCO's Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity during a joint meeting of the...

Living Heritage Series Publication Launching Event Held in Bogota

ICHCAP held a book launching event during the fourteenth Intergovernmental Committee for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage, which took place from 9 to 13 December 2019 in Bogota,...

Dombra and Orteke, Kazakh Traditional Music in Almaty

As part of my efforts to safeguard ICH along the Silk Road, including Central Asia, I had opportunities to meet with dombra and ordeke practitioners and experts. In brief, the...

Fair and Inclusive Access to Cultural Heritage: ICHCAP attended International Conference at Ahmedabad University

ICHCAP attended the third International Conference on Heritage Management Education and Practice from 6 to 8 December 2019, which was hosted by the Centre for Heritage Management at Ahmedabad University....


Related Sites

ICH Courier

Throughout life, people of every culture and in every community pass over stepping stones that mark significant points in their lives. in this volume of the ICH Courier, we will look at rites of passage found in communities in Samoa, China, Myanmar, and Nepal. 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