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

UNESCO ICH Logo

Status of the Intangible Cultural Heritage in World Heritage Sites in Cambodia

UNESCO Phnom Penh Office, in close collaboration with the Ministry of Culture and Fine Arts, will hold a workshop from 11 to 13 March 2019 in Siem Reap on “The...

Report of the ICH Workshop in Tuvalu as a Practical Guide for the Pacific

The publication “Safeguarding the Intangible Cultural Heritage for Sustainable Development in Tuvalu” is a report the first intangible cultural heritage (ICH) workshop held in Funafuti in 2017. Linking its discussions...

Fifth nipaluna/Hobart Language Day

The fifth edition of nipaluna/Hobart Language Day will celebrate language diversity in Hobart on Saturday, 30 March 2019, from 10 am to 2 pm on the Parliament Lawns, Hobart. This...

Jeju Fire Festival Reenacts Old Pastoral Traditions

The twenty-second Jeju Fire Festival will run for four days from 7 to 10 March 2019 at places across Jeju, including Jeju City Hall Square and Saebyeol Oreum in Aewol-eup....

Neighbourhood Sketches: Bringing ICH onto the Streets

Kampong Gelam is an historical precinct that was originally conceived by Sir. Stamford Raffles to be a settlement area for the Malay, Arab, and Bugis communities in Singapore. In 1989,...

Reorganization of ICHCAP Secretariat—Strengthening Information & Networking Capabilities

On 25 February, ICHCAP will reorganize to improve business efficiency and promptly respond to recent changes at home and abroad. Since its establishment in July 2011, ICHCAP has operated the...


Related Sites

ICH Courier

In traditional thought, water has long been considered a main life-force element. In Volume 37, the ICH Courier explores ICH as it relates to water management 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