Republic of Mauritius to Host 13.COM

The next annual meeting of the Intergovernmental Committee for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage (13.COM) will take place from 26 November to 1 December 2018 in Port-Louis, Republic of Mauritius. This decision was taken in Jeju at the...

2017 CPI Research Presentation on ICH

The four participants of ICHCAP’s invitation program successfully completed their sojourn in the Republic of Korea. The program, as a part of the Cultural Partnership Initiative (CPI), was aimed to build an ICH information network in the Asia-Pacific region. On...

Gundri, a Traditional Nepali Mattress

Made up of hand-woven rice straw, gundri is used as a sleeping bed and sitting mat and for drying pulses and grains, especially in the countryside. People, peasants in particular, fold gundri into a vertical circle where they store rice...


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