NIHC Presents Traditional Performance of Three Asian Countries

The National Intangible Heritage Center (NIHC) will present traditional performances on 4 and 5 August 2017 in Jeonju, Korea where the center is currently located. Dubbed as “Three Countries, Three Colors”, practitioners of Chinese, Mongolian, and Japanese ICH inscribed on...

Curators’ Meeting for 2017 ICHCAP ICH Online Exhibition

ICHCAP hosted the Curators’ Meeting for the 2017 ICHCAP ICH Online Exhibition from 24 to 25 July in Songdo, Incheon. ICHCAP signed a partnership with Google last year and has since showcased various Asia-Pacific ICH to people all around the...

Chhaitun: A Childbirth Ritual in Nepal

In some parts of Asia, childbirth ritual still exists, guided either by religion or folk belief. Chhaitun, a childbirth ritual of the Gandharba community in Nepal, is held on the sixth day after the delivery of a child into the...

1st Central Asia ICH Film Festival

ICHCAP presented photo and film exhibitions on Central Asian ICH from 27 to 28 July in Bishkek, the capital of Kyrgyzstan under the theme of “Living Heritage: Wisdom of Life”. ICHCAP has conducted the joint video production project with Kazakhstan,...


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