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

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...

Intangible Heritage without Borders: Ramayana Masked Dance Listing Emphasize Diversity

The recent 2018 inscriptions of intangible cultural heritage (ICH) on UNESCO Lists has raised again global awareness in variations of masked dance in Southeast Asia, which retell the story of...

International Handicrafts Exhibition in Muscat to be Held in March

The International Handicrafts Exhibition (Muscat 2019) will be held from 10 to 13 March 2019 at the Oman Convention and Exhibition Centre. This expo is organized by the Public Authority...

Interview about Beijing’s Regulations for Safeguarding ICH

New regulations to safeguard intangible cultural heritage (ICH) in Beijing were approved last month by the Beijing Municipal People’s Congress. According to Chinese media such as Xinhua, CGTN, and Beijing...

“Mobile Minds: Culture, Knowledge and Change” World Summit on Arts and Culture to be Held

In March 2019, the eighth World Summit on Arts and Culture will take place in Kuala Lumpur, hosted by the National Department for Culture and Arts (JKKN), Ministry of Tourism,...

ICH Higher Education Network (APHEN-ICH) Selected Bureau Members

ICHCAP established the Asia-Pacific Education Network for Safeguarding Intangible Cultural Heritage (APHEN-ICH) in September 2018 with higher education institutions that train professionals as strategic partners for implementing the 2003 Convention....


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