A Look into Jeju: Jeju and World Natural Heritage

Jeju Island or Jeju Do was formed from volcanic eruptions that lasted from 1.8 million to a few thousand years ago. The island has a diverse and unique volcanic landform, earning its nickname as “a museum of volcanoes.” It is...

The UNESCO Creative Cities Network

Sixty-four cities from forty-four countries were recently designated UNESCO Creative Cities, expectations of seeing  more of how creativity gives culture an inclusive and transcendental shape are anticipated. Launched in 2004, the UNESCO Creative Cities Network (UCCN) is a global project...

Vietnam’s Cultural Heritage Day, 23 November

Cultural heritage in Vietnam is a valuable property of the Vietnamese people and the foundation for national traditions that have formed over many generations. With more than 40,000 cultural heritage elements and sites, Vietnam has highly respected treasures to be...

Save Digital Materials, Save ICH

With the aim of establishing mechanisms to improve information sharing in relation to ICH safeguarding, ICHCAP intends to undertake activities to enhance access to and the availability of information and strengthen information management capacity, targeting intangible cultural heritage (ICH) stakeholders,...

The Angono’s Higantes Festival for San Clemente

Higantes Festival is celebrated every 22 and 23 November in the city of Angono, Province of Rizal in the Philippines to honor San Clemente, the patron saint of fishermen. The festival features a parade of hundreds of higantes, papier-mâché giants....