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

Mask Performance in Asia: Dance of Gods, Featuring Performances and an International Conference

The National Intangible Heritage Center (NIHC) under the Cultural Heritage Administration of Korea will hold the Mask Performance in Asia: Dance of Gods on 4 and 5 October 2019. The...

Asian Culture Week to be held October: Harmony of Diverse Asian Cultures

The Asia Culture Center (ACC) will hold the Asian Culture Week from 17 to 27 October  2019 in Gwangju to celebrate the fourth anniversary of the center. Thirty-seven Asian countries...

2019 International Conference on Cultural Statistics and Creative Economy

The NCCA (National Commission for Culture and Arts) will hold the International Conference on Cultural Statistics and Creative Economy happening on 14 and 15 October 2019 at Waterfront Hotel, Lahug,...

Call for Papers, Videos, and e-Exhibitions: Digital Technologies and ICH

Memoriamedia project has a peer-reviewed e-journal dedicated to promoting, communicating, and documenting projects, studies, and archives of intangible cultural heritage. For this issue, authors are invited to submit unpublished papers,...

Tenth Colloquium on Silk Road Studies by the Eurasia and the Turkic Institute, Dongduk Women’s University

On 20 September, The Institute Eurasian and Turkic Studies (Director Dr. Eunkyung Oh) held the tenth Colloquium on Silk Road Studies at the Centennial Memorial of Dongduk Women’s University. With...

The Role of Traditional Houses in Timor-Leste: Safeguarding ICH Elements

Traditional houses (uma-lulik in the local language) are considered cultural centers and roots for Timorese people and a symbol of national identity that defines who we are. These houses are...


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