Call for Papers: 2018 Asia-Pacific ICH NGO Conference

ICHCAP is pleased to invite NGOs to participate in the 2018 Asia-Pacific ICH NGO Conference: ICH NGOs toward Sustainable Development of Communities to be held from 6 to 8 November 2018 in Hue, Vietnam, in collaboration with the Hue Monuments...

Sak Yant: Sacred Tattoos of Thailand

For hundreds of years, Thai people drew images of animals, Khom scripts, and mystic diagrams (yantra) on their skin, believing that these would protect them against misfortunes. Sacred tattoos, known as sak yant (sak meaning “to tap” or “to tattoo”;...


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