What We Do

Information Sharing

ICHCAP aims to promote intangible cultural heritage (ICH) safeguarding activities of individuals, communities, organizations, institutions, and countries through management and effective sharing of information and cultural data focusing on ICH....

Network Building

Our Centre establishes networks among communities, groups, and individuals to help transmit and share intangible cultural heritage. This initiative strengthens cooperative networks among NGOs, research institutes, and government organizations regionally...

Raising Awareness

Promoting the value of intangible cultural heritage (ICH) and raising public awareness about cultural assets, domains of knowledge, and practices relevant to ICH safeguarding shape conducive conditions for the protection...


RECENT NEWS

Chogan and Horse Culture

The horse, a special animal that, ever since the beginning of civilization, has been tamed by humans. The creature has accompanied humans, from carrying loads to partaking in ceremonies. There’s...

A General Assembly Marked by Emergency-Related Issues

With all appropriate sanitary measures due to the world-wide COVID-19 pandemic, 250 delegates representing more than 140 countries gathered for the eighth session of the General Assembly of States Party...

Singapore Announces Recipients of Inaugural Stewards of Intangible Cultural Heritage Award

The National Heritage Board of Singapore (NHB) launched its first Stewards of Intangible Cultural Heritage (ICH) Award on 30 October 2019. The award aims to recognize ICH practitioners and groups...

Call for Papers: Gdańsk Legal Studies, Cultural Heritage Law

Gdańsk Legal Studies 2021, No. 2 Special issue: “Cultural Heritage Law” and Handbook: “Cultural Heritage Law: Methodological Approach” Gdańsk University Press 2021 The Gdańsk Legal Studies is a peer-reviewed, scientific...

2020 World Forum for Intangible Cultural Heritage: “Human, Nature, and Intangible Cultural Heritage”

The 「2020 World Forum for Intangible Cultural Heritage」 hosted by the National Intangible Heritage Center (Director Yeon-Soo Kim) and organized by UNESCO ICHCAP (Diretor-General Gi Hyung Keum) is to be...

Sources and Origins

In my earliest, groggiest memories, I can recall waking up to the ticking burner of a gas stove, the gurgle of a Bialetti cafetière beginning to boil, the grinding gears...


Related Sites

ICH Courier

ICHCAP publishes the ICH Courier as a specialized magazine in the field of ICH to provide news and information related to intangible cultural heritage in the Asia-Pacific region. The recent volumes can be viewed and downloaded online 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.


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